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An illustration shows three correctional officers in the foreground, in shades of dark gray.  In the background, there are three correctional officers in light gray.  Two of the officers are holding up the arms of an incarcerated person in an orange uniform, while one officer covers the incarcerated person's mouth.

How New York’s Abusive Guards Keep Their Jobs

Corrections officers who brutalized prisoners in facilities across the state were seldom fired — protected by a culture of cover-ups and a disciplinary system that favors them.