On Rikers Island in New York City, young men sit for hours with feet shackled to “restraint desks” in a cell block for the jail’s most violent inmates, reports ProPublica. The school-like desks, outfitted with chains and locks, are located in specialized cell blocks called Enhanced Supervision Housing units. In the most secure levels, inmates who have committed violent infractions can . . .
Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!