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Mayor Bill de Blasio on the future of Rikers Island
Posted: 2:54 PM, Apr 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-04 14:54:43-04
Under a new plan, the notoriously violent jail complex will be closed in a decade.
NEW YORK — The mayor last week announced that he wants to close the city's troubled Rikers Island jail complex, though he cautioned that doing so would be difficult and take at least a decade.
On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke with the PIX11 Morning News about the future he envisions for the notoriously violent jail.
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