Undercover investigator able to smuggle blades, drugs into NYC jails
An undercover investigator dressed as a jail officer was able to smuggle scalpel blades and drugs into the main city jails in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a report released on Thursday (February 8) said.
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The report, from the city’s Department of Investigation (DOI), which examines misconduct by city employees, was issued on the same day that federal authorities in Brooklyn unsealed an indictment charging two corrections officers and five inmates with smuggling drugs inside the Manhattan jail.
Credit: New York City Department of Investigation via Reuters