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Officer Convicted, 2nd Acquitted In Inmate Beating

A former corrections officer at a Maryland prison has been convicted on three civil rights and conspiracy charges in connection with the beating of any inmate. A second former officer was acquitted of conspiring to help cover up the assault.

02/20/2014

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7th Correctional Officer Enters Guilty Plea For Aiding Prison Gang In Smuggling Scandal

Another corrections officer enters a guilty plea Wednesday for her involvement in the sophisticated contraband smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center that drew national attention to Maryland.

10/30/2013

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Prince George’s Deputy Sheriff Charged With Assault

A Prince George’s County deputy sheriff and a county corrections officer have been indicted on charges stemming from the assault of a jail inmate.

10/10/2013

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Accused Gang Leader Pleads Guilty To Running Drug Dealing Business In Jail

The man accused of running a sophisticated drug dealing operation behind bars as an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced In Home Invasion

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to six years in prison for her role in a home invasion in Walkersville.

07/17/2013

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Judge Hears Arguments In Md. Jail Death Case

Defense lawyers are asking a judge to dismiss some charges against a Maryland jail worker accused of failing to seek medical attention for an inmate found hanging by a sheet while in custody for a police officer’s death.

12/07/2012

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Man Convicted Of Killing Md. Corrections Officer Faces Death Penalty

A jury is deciding whether Lee Stephens should live or die. Earlier this month, the 32-year-old was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of Cpl. David McGuinn, an officer who worked at the now-closed Maryland House of Correction in Jessup.

02/22/2012

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Jury To Decide Fate Of Inmate Charged With Killing Jessup Corrections Officer

In the hands of a jury. A man charged with murdering a Maryland corrections officer is waiting to learn his fate.

02/01/2012

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$18.5M Awarded In Prison Bus Slaying

A multi-million-dollar victory for the family of a man murdered while in state custody. A jury found the state failed to protect him from a convicted murderer.

10/25/2011

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Md. Found Negligent In Prison Bus Slaying

A Maryland jury has awarded the family of an inmate murdered by another Supermax prisoner back in 2005 $18.5 million.

10/24/2011

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Md. Warden, Officers On Leave During Force Probe

The warden of the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center, a major and six corrections officers are on administrative leave while officials investigate allegations of excessive force being used against a detainee.

01/14/2011