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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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Fighting Corruption: Md. Lawmakers Propose Changes After Baltimore Jail Tour

State lawmakers investigating corruption in the prison system walk through the Baltimore City Detention Center.

07/25/2013

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Md. Man Sentenced To 115 Years For Stalking Ex-Wife

A Prince George’s County man has been sentenced to 115 years in prison for threatening to rape and kill his ex-wife and her daughters.

07/18/2013

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Task Force Meets To Discuss State Of Maryland Jails

Drugs, illegal mobile phones and sex behind bars. Gangs operating in Maryland jails. Now, a commission demands answers from the man in charge.

06/27/2013

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Labor Department Lawyer From Md. Dies In DC Jail

A U.S. Department of Labor lawyer who was accused of a home invasion at a co-worker’s home has been found dead in his cell at the D.C. Jail.

06/18/2013

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NJ Detective Charged In Md. Fatal Road Rage Shooting Free On Bond

A New Jersey detective charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist during a roadside confrontation in Maryland has been released on a $1 million bond.

06/13/2013

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Md. Defends Jump In Assaults At Juvenile Jail

The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services says a sharp increase in reported assaults at the Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville largely reflects the larger number of children housed there.

06/06/2013

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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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