More than 253 employees at Maryland’s corrections department have been arrested since January 2013, and more than 200 of them are still employed, the department head told state officials Wednesday.
A Maryland panel studying the state’s corrections system is scheduled to meet.
The Maryland Board of Public Works will delay its consideration of whether to abolish 63 positions in the state’s Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Corrections officials are investigating the death of an inmate in a Cumberland prison as a possible homicide.
Corrections officials say a dog with the K9 unit at the Cumberland prison complex died when the car it was traveling in caught fire. A second corrections dog was rescued by two officers, who were not hurt.
A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.
Gov. Larry Hogan is backing a measure to form a council to work on ways to cut spending on corrections and reduce recidivism.
A former corrections officer has pleaded guilty to accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.
A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois.
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Corrections officials say a woman charged with suffocating her two toddlers in her Cheverly home has been moved to a state psychiatric facility.
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.