Maryland’s corrections department is backing legislation to make official the new structure of its statewide its prison intelligence operations, which were reorganized after last year’s indictments of 27 Baltimore correctional officers.
Authorities say an inmate has been stabbed at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown.
Department of Corrections officers in Prince George’s County are taking the plunge to benefit school children.
A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
A man employed by the Maryland State Department of Corrections is arrested and charged with first-degree assault. Apparently, it stemmed from his refusal to pay for a sexual act.
Corrections officials say a 27-year-old inmate at the Eastern Correctional Institution has hanged himself a day after being convicted on charges that could have resulted in a 60-year sentence.
Maryland corrections officials say they are reconsidering their plans for a new women’s jail in Baltimore.