City Comptroller: It costs $337,000 per inmate at Rikers Island

AmNews Staff Reports | 12/7/2019, 8:06 a.m.
Shocking statistics shows just how much money it costs to run Rikers Island.
Rikers Islands, New York.

Shocking statistics shows just how much money it costs to run Rikers Island.

As New York City’s Chief Financial Officer, City Comptroller Scott Stringer uncovered that the full cost of an incarcerated person has drastically increased since 2014.

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