A former Maryland correctional officer is starting a 2 1/2-year federal prison term for conspiring to severely beat an inmate who had punched a guard at the medium-security Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Montgomery County data show 136 county workers earned at least $40,000 each in overtime pay last year, an increase from 94 workers a year earlier.
A Maryland correctional officer charged in a federal prison brutality probe shirked his duty to stop the beating and get medical help for the badly injured prisoner, a prosecutor said in her opening statement Thursday.
An approaching snowstorm is delaying a federal trial for a former Maryland correctional officer stemming from the 2008 beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution.
A Baltimore City correctional officer accused of being part of a drug smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been sentenced to three and half years in prison. She is the first guard to be sentenced since the federal investigation blew the cover of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.
Allegany County Sheriff Craig Robertson says a newly hired county correctional officer has been arrested after buying Oxycodone from an undercover officer.
A Maryland prison inmate has been convicted of attempted murder for attacking a correctional officer while working on a road crew last year.
A judge has ruled that an inmate accused of fatally stabbing a correctional officer in 2006 is still incompetent to stand trial.
Maryland prison officials say four correctional officers at the North Branch Correctional Institution were injured when an inmate attacked one officer and three other officers came to his aid.
A former correctional officer at a Hagerstown prison has pleaded guilty to conspiring with other officers in the beating of an inmate, and nine other current or former officers from the prison are now facing charges.
A former correctional officer at a Hagerstown prison has pleaded guilty to conspiring to obstruct justice and destroy evidence in the beating of an inmate.
Maryland State police have arrested an inmate they say left a highway work crew, stabbed a correctional officer and carjacked a motorist on Interstate 68.