MetroFocus: May 22, 2019

05/22/2019 | 27m 15s

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to close Rikers Island and replace it with borough-based jails is underway. But could smaller jails lead to safer or more dangerous streets? In partnership with Public Square Media, we continue our special “Justice Week” series and examine the blueprint for the closing of Rikers Island with some of the key officials leading New York’s criminal justice reform.

Aired: 05/22/19

Rating: NR

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