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“No mayor has ever gone on to national prominence based on how well they ran their prisons or their jails.”

Martin Horn, who was the New York City's correction commissioner from 2002 to 2009, commenting on the city's notorious jail complex. Horn's comment is part of an oral history on Rikers. (New York Times — Feb. 13, 2023)
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