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Plan to close New York's Rikers jails approved

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Plan to close New York's Rikers jails approved

Plan to close New York's Rikers jails approved

The New York City Council voted on Thursday to close the city&apos;s infamous Rikers Island jail complex by 2026, casting off a detention system plagued by chronic violence and decrepit facilities, as the nation rethinks mass incarceration.

Ryan Brooks reports.

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