New York City to Spend $130 Million for Mentally Ill Inmates

On Monday, Dec. 1, New York City announced that they plan to spend $130 million in order to change the way its criminal justice system handles mentally ill inmates.

Q&A: Dr. Dora Schriro, Innovative and Always Pro Public

Dr. Dora Schriro is commissioner of the New York Department of Correction. She was appointed to her position by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to direct New York City’s 13,500-inmate jail system in September 2009.