NY: Pushed Out and Locked In – The Catch-22 for Disabled, Homeless, Sex-Offender Registrants

Across New York, people are incarcerated for weeks, months, and even years after their prison release dates. These individuals are not confined for violating prison disciplinary rules or committing new crimes. New York’s Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) detains them, instead, because they are homeless. DOCCS refuses to release prisoners to community supervision […]
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