Mayor Bill de Blasio on the future of Rikers Island

Posted at 2:54 PM, Apr 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-04 14:54:43-04

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.