APNewsBreak: Many NY inmates report 'head shots,' tactic is supposed to be guards' last resort

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 6, 2014 - 4:20 PM

NEW YORK — Nearly a third of Rikers Island inmates who said their visible injuries came at the hands of a correction officer last year had suffered a blow to the head, a tactic that is supposed to be a guard's last resort because it is potentially fatal, according to an internal report obtained by The Associated Press.

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