PRISON SHIP IN THE SOUTH BRONX WHERE 600 PEOPLE ARE BEING HELD IN TERRIFYING CONDITIONS.
A Floating Jail Was Supposed to Be Temporary. That Was 27 Years Ago.
The Vernon C. Bain Center is a barge that houses city inmates awaitingtrial. It`s the floating jail on the East River that most New Yorkershave never heard of. Some are calling for the city to shut down thefacility as part of the Mayor`s plan to close down Rikers Island in
favor of local jails in the boroughs. Advocates rally to sink NYC`s floating jail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18ut_GZTLSE