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Rikers guard ‘dated’ con

A Rikers Island officer is being probed for allegedly having a relationship with a career criminal who did a yearlong stint there, officials said.It wasn’t clear whether the liaison started before, during or after the perp’s incarceration, but Correction Officer Shasseania Pittman, 38, faces possible dismissal and...

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