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Norman Seabrook

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Correction Officers' Point of View on Reform

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Norman Seabrook, head of the Correction Officer's Benevolent Association, talks about the work of the corrections officers and responds to some of the issues & reforms at Rikers Island.

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Reforms at Rikers Often Blocked by Union President

Monday, December 15, 2014

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A New York Times investigation details how the head of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association often undermines efforts to reform Rikers Island jail.

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Rikers Inmate Testifies Against Two Correction Officers

Thursday, December 05, 2013

An inmate who, last month, was prevented from testifying against two correction officers, came to court and testified Thursday.

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City Sues Corrections Workers for Bus Delays

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The city has filed a lawsuit accusing the Correction Officers Benevolent Association and its head, Norman Seabrook, of unlawfully striking, by delaying buses from leaving Rikers Island Nov. 18 in order to prevent a prisoner from testifying against union members.

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Head of Corrections Worker Union to Discuss Bus Delays on Rikers Island

Friday, November 22, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is accusing the president of the Corrections Officers Union, Norman Seabrook, of deliberately ordering a slowdown in the delivering of inmates from Rikers Island to courtrooms across the city, Seabrook hasn't commented, but on his weekly radio show he said he would address the issue on Monday.

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Bloomberg Says Union Head Ordered Rikers Island Slowdown

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the head of the correction officers union of ordering a slowdown earlier this week that prevented many inmates from reaching their court dates.

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Flu Sickens Rikers Inmates

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

rikersislandThere's now a swine flu outbreak at the jail complex on Rikers Island. Mayor Bloomberg says four inmates have tested positive for the H1N1 virus, and four others probably have the illness.

The mayor says correction and health officials ...

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