The Honorable Jonathan Lippman writes an op-ed, "Rethinking Rikers Island"

The Honorable Jonathan Lippman
The Honorable Jonathan Lippman
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Please take a moment to read this op-ed, "Rethinking Rikers Island", written by The Honorable Jonathan Lippman. Excerpt below:

"Is it possible to imagine a state-of-the-art criminal justice system in New York City that does not rely on a de facto penal colony on the outskirts of town? What would it look like? And how might we get there?

The Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform was formed to explore these questions."

Read the full op-ed here: