NYC Sends Jail Inmates Upstate; They Act Out, Return

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New York City Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte is sending more dangerous jail inmates from the city to lockups around the state, in an attempt to curb violence on Rikers Island, the New York Daily News reports. The number of inmates transferred from New York City went up by 47 percent, from 36 in 2011 to 53 last year, according to records . . .

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