Melissa Mark-Viverito addresses Rikers Island reform

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The calls for a complete shutdown of Rikers Island continue to get louder, especially following Monday night's town hall meeting in Harlem.

The debate over the safety of the inmates and those who work inside the prison being called into question.

City council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is spearheading criminal reforms to address some of those issues. She spoke at length about the issues plaguing Rikers during the PIX11 Morning News.