City Planning Commission Approves Plan To Replace Rikers Island With Smaller Jails In 4 Boroughs

City Planning Commission Approves Plan To Replace Rikers Island With Smaller Jails In 4 Boroughs


MIDDLE OF THE HIGHWAY IN CASTLETON CORNERS. STATEN ISLAND’S JENNA DEANGELIS CBSN NEW YORK. FOLLOWING A DEVELOPING STORY RIGHT NOW, OUTBURSTS OF PROTESTS DURING A VOTE IN LOWER MANHATTAN OVER REPLACING THE REIKERS ISLAND JAIL COMPLEX WITH SMALLER JAILS AROUND THE CITY. DESPITE THE CHANCE, THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION VOTED TO APPROVE THE PLAN THAT WILL CLOSE RECORDS AND SET UP SMALLER 4 OF THEM JAIL FACILITIES IN QUEENS, BROOKLYN THE BRONX AND MANHATTAN. THIS VOTE WAS 9 TO 3 SUPPORTERS SAY KEEPING INMATES IN LOCAL NEIGHBORHOODS A SAFER, MORE HUMANE AND EASIER ON FAMILIES. BUT THOSE WHO OPPOSE HAVING THE LARGELY FACILITIES BUILT IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS ARE QUITE VOCAL AS WELL THE BOROUGH-

3 thoughts on “City Planning Commission Approves Plan To Replace Rikers Island With Smaller Jails In 4 Boroughs

  1. That's gonna be a nice real estate piece of land !! With one private bridge , private park , also you can access laguardia runaways if you have a private jey and we will take you by boat , the uptopia!

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