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.
And The Plot Thickens: Lawmakers ‘Not Surprised’ By Baltimore Prison Scandal, Call For Top Down Investigation
Drugs, sex and money–all inside the Baltimore City jail. Now we’re learning more about the inner workings of a massive smuggling ring behind bars.
We are learning more about the ongoing investigation into how jail guards became part of the biggest smuggling scheme in Baltimore City history. An inmate is the alleged ringleader of it all and got four women pregnant while he was behind bars.
A Maryland corrections official says four men were taken to hospitals after a stabbing at the Baltimore City Detention Center.
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says the Justice Department will visit a Baltimore jail where the lawmaker has been calling for better oversight of juvenile detention.
State corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas.