Rikers Island Is New York Citys Jail Facility , As Well As The Name Of The 413 . ...
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Description: Rikers Island is New York Citys jail facility , as well as the name of the 413 . 17 acre island on which it sits , in the East River between Queens and the mainland Bronx , adjacent to the runways of LaGuardia Airport . The jail complex , operated by the New York City Department of Correction , has a budget of $860 million a year , a staff of 10 , 000 officers and 1 , 500 civilians to control a yearly inmate population of up to 13 , 000 . Wikipedia