Incentives Offered To New Corrections Officers In MarylandThe Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is offering new correctional officers $5,000 to join the department.
Senate OKs Requiring Polygraph For New Correctional OfficersThe Maryland Senate has voted unanimously to require incoming correctional officers to pass a polygraph exam.
Correctional Officers Indicted In Inmate Assault CaseThree current and one former correctional officer in Baltimore were indicted by a Baltimore City grand jury in two assaults involving five inmates.
Bills Will Strengthen Prison Guard InvestigationsThe governor has signed a series of bills aimed at preventing another corruption scandal like the Black Guerrilla Family case at the Baltimore Jail.
Senate Advances Bill To Help Stop Jail ContrabandBoth chambers of the Maryland legislature have approved bills that would raise the penalties for inmates and correctional officers caught smuggling in contraband.
Last 2 Face Trial In Md. Prison Brutality ProbeThe last two defendants in a federal probe of brutality at a Maryland prison are heading for trial in Baltimore.
4 More Plead Guilty In Md. Prison Abuse CaseFour former state prison workers are admitting involvement in the 2008 beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
2 Officers Injured While Subduing DetaineeMaryland officials say two correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center have suffered minor injuries while subduing an unruly detainee.
Union For Correctional Officers Criticizes State Over Security ThreatsAnother assault on a correctional officer at the maximum security prison in Western Maryland has union officials demanding three directors be fired.
More Trouble Behind Bars: 12 Prison Guards Assaulted In CumberlandMore criticism aimed at the state's prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.
Corruption Crackdown Intensifies: Baltimore City Jail Workers Will Take Polygraph TestsBig changes at the Baltimore City Detention Center, just days after the Feds discover sex, drugs and a lucrative business thriving inside the jail walls run by a notorious gang.
Feds Convict 2 More Guards In Md. Inmate's Beating Two more former Maryland correctional officers have pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges in the 2008 beating of an inmate.