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Two Officers Indicted In Major Smuggling Conspiracy On Rikers Island

Some of the contraband smuggled into Rikers recovered through the investigation. Bronx DA

Bronx District Attorney says elaborate scheme involving thousands of bribes brought drugs, other contraband inside   Seventeen people, involving inmates and at least two correction officers, have been arrested as part of a major Rikers Island smuggling investigation, the Bronx District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday afternoon. Two corrections officers and one Rikers Island …

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Justice for Akai Gurley? –Peter Liang Of NYPD Convicted Of Manslaughter By Jury

Officer Peter Liang, whose ricocheting bullet killed Mr. Gurley, who was unarmed, in a Brooklyn housing project in 2014, reacted as the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday. (Mary Altaffer)

A rookie police officer, Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter in Brooklyn today for the Nov. 20, 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley.  The prosecution said Liang’s service weapon went off as he and his partner entered a dark stairwell where 28-year-old Gurley was walking with his girlfriend.  The bullet ricocheted off …

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26th Rikers Island Officer To Be Arrested in Two Years; Nicole Bartley Charged With Rape and Smuggling

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Corrections Officer Nicole Bartley, 30, has been arrested for having an illegal sexual relationship with an inmate and smuggling marijuana. Bartley is now the 26th officer at Rikers Island to have been arrested for misconduct since 2014. Drug-sniffing dogs indicated the smell of marijuana on Bartley Saturday morning and although officers …

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