Rikers Island

Island

Body Of Water
 

Namesake

Named after
Abraham Rycken
 

Protected Site

Date Established
1932
 

Statistical region

Population
11,355 (2009)
 

Location

Geolocation
-73.883 × 40.791
Contained by
Time zone(s)
 

Prison

Prisoners
Sid Vicious (1978-12-09, 1979-02-01)
Mark David Chapman (1981-01, 1981-08)
Antony Baekeland (1980-07, 1981-03-20)
Managed By
New York City Department of Correction
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