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College Student Spends 4 Days In Jail After Being Mistakenly Arrested

An 18-year-old college student says he is traumatized after Havre de Grace Police mistakenly throw him in jail. They claim he was wanted on a federal warrant.

11/27/2013

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Investigators: More Than Half Of Corrections Officers At Jail Helped Inmates Smuggle In Contraband

Federal investigators believe more than half of the corrections officers at the Baltimore City jail helped inmates smuggle in contraband. A new set of officers has just been indicted.

11/22/2013

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Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempt At Jail

Maryland prison officials say they used closed-circuit cameras to stop an attempt to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone into the troubled Baltimore city jail.

11/20/2013

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Md. Inmate Dead Of Apparent Suicide At Jail

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a jail inmate apparently hanged himself hours after he was denied parole.

11/18/2013

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Changes To Clean Up Baltimore City Detention Center Revealed

Sex and smuggling behind bars. This week, WJZ investigates the long-term corruption inside the Baltimore City Detention Center. The man at the top tells WJZ he has made major changes to clean up the jail.

11/14/2013

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Former Crisfield Police Chief To Serve Jail Time

A former Crisfield police chief who’s previously been charged with arson and theft will serve a year in jail for theft, property destruction and a gun offense.

10/26/2013

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Negligence Alleged In Frederick Jail Suicides

A Washington law firm says Frederick County immigration enforcement contributed to the suicides of three jail inmates.

10/17/2013

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Prince George’s Deputy Sheriff Charged With Assault

A Prince George’s County deputy sheriff and a county corrections officer have been indicted on charges stemming from the assault of a jail inmate.

10/10/2013

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Md. Officials See Progress, Say Former Inmates Less Likely To Return To Prison

Maryland’s recidivism rate is down. That means a larger number of people released after serving their sentences are not coming back to the prison system.

09/30/2013

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Cook At Frederick Jail ‘Treated Them Fair, Firm’ In 39-Year Career

Lorraine Jackson hadn’t worked long as a jail cook before she experienced her first run-in with inmates trying to break out.

08/19/2013

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Prince George’s Inmates To Get High School Diplomas

Seventeen inmates in Prince George’s County are receiving their high school diplomas.

08/08/2013

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More Trouble Behind Bars: 12 Prison Guards Assaulted In Cumberland

More criticism aimed at the state’s prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.

07/26/2013

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