Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Suspicious Death Of Inmate At State Prison ProbedMaryland's prison agency says state police are investigating the death of an inmate at the maximum-security Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland as a possible homicide.
Maryland Board To Consider Abolishing 63 PositionsThe Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider abolishing 63 positions in the state's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Inmate Died From Steam, Burns After Damaging Heating UnitMaryland's prison agency says an inmate was accidentally scalded to death by steam and hot water after he damaged a heating unit in his cell at the Jessup Correctional Institution.
State Prison Inmate Stabbed Near HagerstownThe state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services says a 46-year-old inmate is recovering from multiple stab wounds he suffered at the Maryland Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Criminal Justice Majors Have Exciting Career Prospects In BaltimoreGood communication skills, completing an internship and earning a Criminal Justice degree are just the start to creating a safer Baltimore.
Authorities Seek Inmate Mistakenly ReleasedCorrections authorities are looking for an inmate who was mistakenly released from a Jessup prison.
Corrections Officials Looking For Offender Who Escaped From Home DetentionThe Baltimore Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) says an offender awaiting trial has escaped from home detention.
Md. Inmate Aids Prison Worker During AssaultMaryland correctional officials say a convicted murderer came to the aid of a female prison worker when she was assaulted by another inmate at the medium-security Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Md. Inmate Dead After TV AttackAuthorities say a state prison inmate is dead after another prisoner bludgeoned him with a television set at the Western Correctional Institution near Cumberland.
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