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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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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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