FILE - In this March 16, 2011 file photo, inmate housing on New York's Rikers Island correctional facility can be seen on the other side of a fence topped with razor wire. The Independent Budget

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FILE - In this March 16, 2011 file photo, inmate housing on New York's Rikers Island correctional facility can be seen on the other side of a fence topped with razor wire. The Independent Budget Office found it cost $167,731 in 2012 to house 12,287 daily New York City inmates, which is about $460-per-inmate-per-day. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) less 

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