NYC Board of Correction votes to end solitary confinement in city’s jail system

With the move, the city is going further than any other jail system in the nation in banning solitary confinement. 

“Through our work with our Board of Correction, we have found a plan that will provide a safe and human environment for those who are incarcerated and officers alike,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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