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Professor Martin Horn Quoted in Washington Post Article about Rikers Island

Professor Martin Horn of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration was quoted in a recent Washington Post article about of the high cost of jailing inmates in New York City’s Rikers Island.

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Horn is a Distinguished Lecturer at John Jay and  serves as Executive Director of the New York State Sentencing Commission by appointment of the Chief Judge of the State of New York. Horn is also a Managing Director of KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc. Until 2009, he served as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction and Probation for the Bloomberg Administration. Horn served, from March 1995 until January 2000, as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Correction. Horn earlier served as executive director and chief operating officer for the New York State Division of Parole, and held a variety of positions within the Department of Correctional Services including Superintendent of Hudson Correctional Facility.