Author archives: RobinKMiller

Inside The Dark Underbelly of Rikers Island "A Retired Female Correction Officer Speaks Out"

RIKERS “HELLS” ISLAND I worked on Rikers Island for a short period in my career and I can tell you its worst than people could possibly imagine. It was horrible unclean and depressing. I started working on Rikers Island in May 1983 in New York City Correctional Institution for Men. I was 21 years old, enthusiastic and in high spirits. I had a good paying job in law enforcement and […]

Inside The Dark Underbelly of Rikers Island "A Retired Female Correction Officer Speaks Out"

Before you begin reading this book, I want to emphatically state that this book does not reflect every city and state correction officer and superior officers, just a small minority. However, it is that small minority in the city and state correction department, that is giving the correction officers overall a terrible reputation. I did not work with every correction officer or work in every jail. It is important to […]

Inside the Dark Underbelly of Rikers Island " A Retired Female Correction Officer Speaks Out "

YOUR FIRST TIME IN PRISON If you have never been to prison, you have no idea what to expect or what you are up against. I have seen many first timers terrified and in shock. They figure they do not belong there and many of the prisoners do. Therefore, they turn their noses up, sit as far away as possible from the other prisoners because they do not want to […]