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General Assembly Looks At Ways To Cut Crime Behind Bars

The General Assembly is looking at ways to eliminate gang activity in the Baltimore City Detention Center.

01/22/2014

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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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Sec. Of Public Safety & Corrections Addresses Baltimore Detention Center Problems

There’s more information on how a dangerous gang took control of the Baltimore City jail with sex and smuggling behind bars. Now, Maryland’s top prison official is speaking out about the widespread corruption and the aggressive moves he’s making.

11/13/2013

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Former Prison Official Shares Inside Story Of Sex & Smuggling In Detention Center

Baltimore City Police continue to hunt down gang members to get them off the street. Perhaps the most dangerous gang, the Black Guerrilla Family was so powerful, its leader was literally calling the shots from behind bars.

11/13/2013

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Ex-Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty In Baltimore Jail Conspiracy

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into the facility for members of the Black Guerrilla Family gang.

08/13/2013

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Accused Gang Leader Pleads Guilty To Running Drug Dealing Business In Jail

The man accused of running a sophisticated drug dealing operation behind bars as an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center pleaded guilty to federal racketeering charges Tuesday.

08/06/2013

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New Steps To Combat Prison Gangs, Root Out Corruption Put Forward

Sex, drugs, phones and cash. A major problem inside a Baltimore City jail leads to federal indictments against correctional officers. Now lawmakers meet to grill prison leaders about how to fix the issue.

06/06/2013

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State Leaders Enact Emergency Plan To Stop Crime In Prisons

Cracking down on prison gangs. State officials expedite emergency plans to stop criminals from organizing crime behind bars.

05/20/2013

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Accused Jailhouse Gang Leader Given Permission To Move To Federal Prison Facility

An inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang was granted permission to be moved from the Maryland Prison System to federal custody.

05/17/2013

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Lawyer Wants Accused Prison Scandal Gang Leader Transferred

A lawyer for an inmate accused of leading a jailhouse gang in Maryland is asking that his client be moved out of state.

05/14/2013

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Leaders Under Fire: Fallout From Baltimore Jail Scandal Intensifies

Governor Martin O’Malley is under fire for his response to the jail corruption scandal. He praised his administration’s handling of the problem as more top leaders pushed for action and answers.

05/01/2013

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New Concern Polygraph Testing Will Become ‘Witch Hunt’ In Baltimore Prison Scandal

Sex, drugs and money. The corruption probe at the Baltimore City Detention Center widens. Starting Sunday night, some officers still on the job are being forced to take lie detector tests.

04/28/2013

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