Justice Week: Jails in Your Community


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.

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Title: Justice Week: Jails in Your Community

Format: Video

Clean of Graphics: Yes

Type: Full Program

Subject(s): Politics, News & Public Affairs, Health and Mental Health, Other

Public Broadcasting Station or Institution: WLIW | MetroFocus

Original Broadcast/Publish Date: 05/23/2019

Runtime: 00:24:39

Main Asset File Size: 10.5 GB

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  • Media Rights: All manner and media
  • Territory (*Please note: all internet exploitation of this program must be geo-limited to the specified territory): Worldwide
  • Term: In perpetuity
  • Releases: Unlimited
  • Editing Allowed?: Yes
  • Digital Classroom Rights: Yes
  • Promotional Use: Yes

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Language: English


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