Baltimore City Detention Center
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.
A lawyer for an inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang in Maryland is asking that his client be moved out of state.
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.
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.
A new call to action. Some lawmakers are pressing for reforms after stunning revelations about corrupt correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
More fallout in the sex, drugs and gang scandal inside Baltimore City jails. Now there’s a change in jail leadership.
The stunning level of corruption inside the Baltimore City Detention Center is nothing new. In 2007, an inmate using a smuggled phone put out a hit on a witness. And now, his mother wants action to fix a system she believes is still broken.
City jail scandal. The pressure is not letting up on the governor or top managers in charge of Maryland’s correction facilities. There are renewed calls for the state’s prison chief to step down.
Governor Martin O’Malley is under fire for his response to the jail corruption scandal. He praised his administration’s handling of the problem as more top leaders pushed for action and answers.
Governor Martin O’Malley said he knew for months about the federal investigation into a gang’s criminal empire at the Baltimore City Detention Center and praised federal prosecutors. But now, correctional officers are slamming the state for a lack of staffing at the facility.
Twenty-five people, including 13 correctional officers have been charged in a federal sting. Two of those suspects—an inmate and a correctional officer whom he impregnated—had initial court appearances Monday afternoon.
Sex, drugs and money. The corruption probe at the Baltimore City Detention Center widens. Starting Sunday night, some officers still on the job are being forced to take lie detector tests.