Anna M. Kross Center

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The Anna M. Kross Center (AMKC), also known as the C-95 is a jail on Riker's Island used to hold male inmates for the New York City Department of Corrections.

History[edit]

AMKC was completed in 1978, and was initially known as C-95.[1] It is located on 18-18 Hazen Street, East Elmhurst, NY. [2] AMKC is spread over 40 acres of land. [1] It was named for former NY Corrections Commissioner Anna M. Kross, [3] AMKC is the largest jail on Riker's Island. [4]

Uses[edit]

AMKC is currently includes a Methadone Detoxification Unit [1] AMKC also houses the Mental Health Center . [5] AMKC holds over 2300 inmates per month.[6]


See Also[edit]

List of jail facilities in New York City


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Correction Facilities". www1.nyc.gov.
  2. ^ "DOC Facility Addresses". www1.nyc.gov.
  3. ^ "Foreword of Anna M. Kross' Report on 12 years as NYC Correction Commissioner -- 1 of 4". www.correctionhistory.org.
  4. ^ "This is Rikers". The Marshall Project. June 29, 2015.
  5. ^ "Anna M. Kross Center | Correction Officers' Benevolent Association, Inc". www.cobanyc.org.
  6. ^ "NYC DOC - Rikers Island - Anna M. Kross Center (AMKC)".

Coordinates: 40°47′31″N 73°53′11″W / 40.79206°N 73.88649°W / 40.79206; -73.88649