Corrections

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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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Inmate Stabbed At Western Md. Prison

Authorities say an inmate has been stabbed at the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown.

08/20/2013

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DOC Officers Take Plunge For Charity In PG County

Department of Corrections officers in Prince George’s County are taking the plunge to benefit school children.

07/12/2013

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Prison Scandal Aftermath: New Plans To Combat Gangs, Root Out Corruption

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.

06/06/2013

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Unpaid Sex Act: State Corrections Worker Charged With Assault, Use Of Handgun

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.

05/01/2013

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Inmate Commits Suicide After Being Convicted

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.

02/02/2012

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New Women’s Jail In Baltimore Delayed

Maryland corrections officials say they are reconsidering their plans for a new women’s jail in Baltimore.

01/06/2011

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