The Department of Correction and the Department of Homeless Services shall work to develop a process for identifying individuals who repeatedly are admitted to city correctional institutions and who, in addition, either immediately before their admission to or after their release.
On a typical day in fiscal year 2016, there were about 9,700 people in New York City jails: roughly 7,700 pretrial detainees, 1,200 sentenced to serve time in city jails, and 800 sentenced to terms in state prisons but who remained in city custody.
Pursuant to Local Law 122 the programming described herein involves hard skills trainings with certification components, as well as evidence-based programs for participants to engage with social service providers in the development of support networks, emotional wellbeing, parenting skills etc.
A Report on security lapses at the entrances of two City Department of Correction (“DOC”) detention facilities – one in Manhattan and the second in Brooklyn – exposing serious vulnerabilities in DOC’s security operations.
DOI Report detailing the findings of a year-long probe of the DOC hiring practices for Correction Officers, exposing persistent problems at the agency's Applicant Investigation Unit. Failures identified by DOI in a 2015 report remain, and recommended changes were never adopted by DOC.
A Report detailing the findings of a year-long probe of the City Department of Correction’s (“DOC”) hiring practices for Correction Officers (“COs”), exposing persistent problems at the agency’s Applicant Investigation Unit (“AIU”).
Pursuant to Board of Correction minimum standard 5-40, this report, which evaluates sexual abuse and sexual harassment allegations made in city jails, analyzes emerging trends and assesses the corrective action contemplated and/or initiated at the facility level and department wide.
Our audit found that DOC’s commissaries are providing the intended services for the inmates but that the controls need to be strengthened to prevent duplicate payments to vendors and waste, and to ensure proper accounting for inventory.
The amount of time an individual must spend in state prison is reduced by the period of time spent in a local jail because they were denied bail or unable to post bail while awaiting trial and then as their case is heard in court.
Pursuant to Local Law 144 of 2019(b), the below chart outlines aggregate data related to applications for housing made by transgender, gender non-binary, and intersex individuals admitted into the Department’s custody from June 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019.