Jail guards protest over Rikers conditions: ‘Worst they have ever been’

Hundreds of jail guards and their supporters launched a mass protest near Rikers Island on Monday blasting what they called the worst working conditions in the history of the notoriously dangerous lock-up.

“They are at the breaking point,” Correction Captain Association President Pat Ferraiuolo told The Post of his union members.

“It’s worse than at the breaking point. They are the worst they have ever been in the history of Rikers Island,” he said of conditions and morale. “It’s a very dangerous environment.”

Correction Officer Chance McFarland, an 18-year veteran guard, attended the rally at the foot of the Queens bridge leading to the jail and

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