The Maryland state workers union says it has formed a committee to suggest security improvements at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution.
A second prison manager is departing the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution after an inmate stabbed a correctional officer there earlier this month and the Maryland public safety department on Monday proposed tighter security measures at the lockup.
Maryland’s prison system–out of control. Correctional officers call for action after security leaders fail to warn them about a planned inmate attack.
More criticism aimed at the state’s prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.
Authorities say a body found in the North Branch of the Potomac River in Cumberland is that of a missing man.