Corrections

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More Than 253 Corrections Employees Arrested Since 2013

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.

08/26/2015

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Maryland Panel Examining Corrections To Meet

A Maryland panel studying the state’s corrections system is scheduled to meet.

08/18/2015

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Md. Board Delays Consideration Of Abolishing Corrections Positions

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.

08/05/2015

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Maryland Inmate Found Dead In Cell; Death May Be Homicide

Corrections officials are investigating the death of an inmate in a Cumberland prison as a possible homicide.

07/16/2015

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Corrections Dog Dies When Vehicle Catches Fire On I-68

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.

04/15/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer At D.C. Jail Sentenced For Bribery

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for taking bribes to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.

03/26/2015

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Hogan Backs Bill To Examine Corrections System

Gov. Larry Hogan is backing a measure to form a council to work on ways to cut spending on corrections and reduce recidivism.

03/19/2015

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Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty To Bribery

A former corrections officer has pleaded guilty to accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.

11/13/2014

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Federal Inmate From Md. Accused Of Attacking Prison Worker In Illinois

A Maryland man serving a 60-year federal prison sentence has pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted a correctional officer in Illinois.

10/28/2014

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Top Things To Know About New Laws In Maryland

Here’s what you need to know about the new laws taking effect this week.

09/28/2014

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Woman Accused Of Killing Her Kids Now In Psychiatric Facility

Corrections officials say a woman charged with suffocating her two toddlers in her Cheverly home has been moved to a state psychiatric facility.

09/12/2014

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House Votes To Reform Corrections Intelligence

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.

02/21/2014

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