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Preet Bharara

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Mike Bloomberg’s NYC Jails Record: Drop in Inmates, Rise in Force

The Democratic presidential hopeful vowed this week to "end the era of mass incarceration." THE CITY examined how he handled jails as mayor.

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Jail Guards Using Violent Force More Often, Monitor Says, in ‘Toxic Environment’

Department of Correction cited for violations of court pact to reduce head blows and other pain-inflicting acts by "hyper-confrontational" officers.

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‘Unremitting’ Violence Against Inmates in City Jails Hits Three-Year High

The use of force rate is 79% higher than in 2015, the federal monitor found. Oversight report also cites key "incremental" reforms underway.

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