How Rikers Island Regressed (Extra Scene from ‘VICE News Meets Bernie Kerik’)

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From New York’s “top cop” to convicted felon, Bernie Kerik has led many lives. The man who used to specialize in locking people up now is advocating for criminal justice reform after spending time in prison.

In this extra scene, Kerik tells VICE News how the reforms and improvements he made at Rikers Island Penitentiary’s disintegrated after he left office, and what may have contributed to the state the prison is in today.

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