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    Egan will lead the Board’s independent oversight of the New York City jail system as the City moves forward with its plan to close the jail complex on Rikers Island and build four smaller, safer, and more humane jails in the boroughs.
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    The Board of Correction has extended the public comment period and will accept written comment on the proposed rule until January 31, 2020.
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    Board of Correction Announces Creation of the New York City Task Force on Issues Faced by Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, Non-Binary, and/or Intersex People in Custody

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The Board of Correction establishes and ensures compliance with Minimum Standards regulating conditions of confinement and correctional health and mental health care in all City correctional facilities.

The Board advances improvement and change toward smaller, safer, fairer, and more humane jails.

If you would like information about how to locate an inmate, get to Rikers Island, post bail, visit an inmate, send money to an inmate's account, schedule an attorney visit, deliver a package to an inmate, or schedule pick-up of inmate property, contact the NYC Department of Correction at 718-546-1500 or