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Former Prison Official Shares Inside Story Of Sex & Smuggling In Detention Center

Baltimore City Police continue to hunt down gang members to get them off the street. Perhaps the most dangerous gang, the Black Guerrilla Family was so powerful, its leader was literally calling the shots from behind bars.

11/13/2013

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Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty In Baltimore Jail Conspiracy

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into the facility for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.

08/13/2013

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2 Officers Injured While Subduing Detainee

Maryland officials say two correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center have suffered minor injuries while subduing an unruly detainee.

08/07/2013

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Fighting Corruption: Md. Lawmakers Propose Changes After Baltimore Jail Tour

State lawmakers investigating corruption in the prison system walk through the Baltimore City Detention Center.

07/25/2013

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New Steps To Combat Prison Gangs, Root Out Corruption Put Forward

Sex, drugs, phones and cash. A major problem inside a Baltimore City jail leads to federal indictments against correctional officers. Now lawmakers meet to grill prison leaders about how to fix the issue.

06/06/2013

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Prison Scandal Aftermath: New Plans To Combat Gangs, Root Out Corruption

A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.

06/06/2013

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Study Finds Baltimore Jail Ranks Among Worst In Staff Sexual Misconduct

Another bad report for Maryland’s prison system. A Department of Justice study finds Baltimore City Detention Center has the second highest rate of staff sexual misconduct in jails across the country.

05/17/2013

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Lawmakers Defend Md. Prison Guard Bill Of Rights

Two sponsors of the Maryland Correctional Officers’ Bill of Rights are defending the 2010 law against FBI criticism that it was ineffective in deterring alleged corruption at a state-run Baltimore jail.

05/17/2013

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Lawyer Wants Accused Prison Scandal Gang Leader Transferred

A lawyer for an inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang in Maryland is asking that his client be moved out of state.

05/14/2013

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Md. Lawmakers, Jail Officials Talk Problems

The Baltimore City Detention Center, built in the Civil War era, needs to be demolished and replaced, a lawmaker who toured the jail with a small group of Republican legislators said Friday.

05/10/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Outlines Plans To Combat Crime Behind Bars

In wake of the corruption scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center, Gov. Martin O’Malley has outlined his plan to combat crime behind bars.

05/09/2013

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Md. Lawmaker Wants Tougher Penalties For Inmates Amid Prison Scandal

A new call to action. Some lawmakers are pressing for reforms after stunning revelations about corrupt correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

05/08/2013

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