The number of assaults on staff has increased by more than 500 percent in just five years, from 52 in 2007 to 280 in 2012. Serious injuries sustained by staff members doubled between 2007 ad 2010. Source: NYS Commission of Correction, records through Dec. 14, 2012. Leave it to New York to prove itself seemingly [...]

Continue reading about NY. Violence continues to plague OCFS’ juvenile detention centers

All the state departments already know that most (if not all of) the CRIPA investigations initiated by DOJ’s Civil Rights Department are shams instigated for political purposes and more often than not have no connection with any real Constitutional violations. In the case of New York’s Division for Youth now operated under NYS’ Office of [...]

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Four inmates at the Brookwood Secure Facility allegedly attackeda staff member, one of four such facilities in the state under investigation for regular attacks on staff. The attack occurred on Friday night during movie time when Luis Camacho, a youth division aide officer, was attacked from behind, knocked to the ground and repeatedly pummeled with chairs, [...]

Continue reading about NY. OCFS Juvenile Officers have 2nd highest on-the-job injury rates

The guards let it happen and top political appointees let it happen. The Fed’s policies and practices facilitate it and as a result thousands of kids are assaulted, one is dead, and still a vicious teen fight club rules Rikers and at Juvenile prisons across the country. As political appointees, their minions and the Feds [...]

Continue reading about NY. Inside the violent and out of control world of Rikers juvenile prison.

In 2009 DOJ CRIPA division commenced an investigation into the conditions at 4 juvenile facilities. In August, 2009 DOJ released its findings regarding its investigation. In response to DOJ’s report the staff at OCFS as well as many NYS legislators voiced concerns that DOJ’s report and findings did not accurately reflect the true conditions at [...]


We recently received news that OCFS facilities that were once accredited by the ACA are no longer accredited. ACA accreditation is a pre-requisite for receiving Federal funding. At a price tag of over $200k per youth per year one would think NYS OCFS would take great pains to maintain its facility’s accreditation and access to [...]

Continue reading about NY. Is Commissioner Gladys Carrion Intentionally Making OCFS Facilities Unsafe?  has heard that NY OCFS Commissioner, Gladys Carrion, may be looking at bailing from her out of control and sinking ship at OCFS and is now headed for a job on that other ship of fools; the U.S.S. Justice Department.   If this is true, Carrion is being given safe refuge in, what amounts to, a Federal Witness Protection Program for Commissioners willing to sellout their agency to the thugs currently running DOJ’s Civil Rights Division. [...]

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TTAPR on March 9th, 2011

There’s more trouble brewing for Goshen Secure Center and the state’s troubled juvenile justice system. A former employee of the state’s Commission of Correction who investigated juvenile facilities run by the state Office of Children and Family Services has released video surveillance tapes showing resident-on-staff violence at four juvenile facilities, including Goshen. “The conditions are [...]

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