NYC’s Rikers Island Set to Release 300 Elder, Non-Violent Inmates Amid Pandemic
New York City is set to release around 300 elder, non-violent prisoners from Rikers Island as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.
COVID-19 could lead to early release for inmatesLocal sheriffs are saying the coronavirus could lead to some of their non-violent offenders being released early.
New York City To Release Select Inmates In Response To CoronavirusMayor Bill de Blasio made a big announcement on March 24th, reports Business Insider.
He said that he plans to release select inmates from city jails, including Rikers Island.
This move would be an..
NYC Correction Board Wants To Release Prisoners Amid PandemicAt least 38 people at Rikers Island complex have tested positive for the coronavirus.