Judge recommends six officers be fired from New York jail for beating


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Judge recommends six officers be fired from New York jail for beating

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Rikers Island is seen in this aerial photograph taken in New York

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Rikers Island is seen in this aerial photograph taken in New York on October 31, 2012. The New York City Department of Correction has routinely violated the constitutional rights of male teenagers at the Rikers Island jail complex through a “culture of violence” that relies on beatings, the federal government said in a report released on August 4, 2014. The U.S. Justice Department said the multiyear probe had found a pattern of “conduct and practice” pervading the sprawling Rikers detention facility that violates the rights of young inmates. Picture taken October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (UNITED STATES – Tags: CRIME LAW)

A New York judge is recommending six correction officers at the city’s largest jail be fired for the hog-tying and brutal beating of an inmate who…

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