Supporters Of Juvenile Justice Reform Hopeful In MarylandSupporters of juvenile justice reform in Maryland are hopeful the time has come to end the policy of automatically charging children as adults for certain crimes — a practice that many other states have changed in recent years.
Department of Juvenile Services Will Close Four Facilities, Expand Cheltenham Youth Detention CenterThe Department of Juvenile Services on Wednesday announced a realignment plan that will phase out four facilities and expand the Cheltenham Youth Detention Center in Prince George's County.
Maryland Department Of Juvenile Services Offering Unique Program To Help Families With Young People Once Behind BarsAs the State of Maryland searches for ways to prevent crime, one agency is testing out a unique program that could help some of the youngest people behind bars.
Two Maryland Youth Facilities Closing Down, Department of Juvenile Services SaysTwo youth facilities are closing down in MaryTwo youth facilities are closing down in Maryland, the Department of Juvenile Services announced Friday. land, the Department of Juvenile Services announced Friday.
Coronavirus Latest: At Least Six COVID-19 Cases Across Department Of Juvenile Services Facilities In MarylandThere are at least six confirmed coronavirus cases across Department of Juvenile Services facilities in Maryland, according to recent numbers.
Coronavirus Latest: Staff Member At Lower Eastern Shore Children's Center In Salisbury Tests Positive For COVID-19The DJS employee was last working in the facility on March 27 and has been in quarantine ever since, according to Mike Ricci, communications director for Gov. Larry Hogan.
Mother of Murdered Cyclist on Violent Juvenile Offenders: 'They’re Barely Going To Get A Slap On The Wrist'One day after Governor Larry Hogan lashed out at judges for lax punishments in the juvenile justice system, the mother of murder victim Robert Ponsi detailed her ordeal with what she called “a broken system” with “a lack of accountability.”
Gov. Hogan Blames Judicial System On Young Repeat Offenders Governor Larry Hogan slammed judges Thursday for giving lenient sentences to repeat, violent juvenile offenders.
Education Helped Baltimore Juvenile Justice Specialist Embrace A PassionPublic safety careers aren't limited to just police officers and detectives. For those seeking to pursue a career in criminal justice, it's important to understand all the options available.
Parents Outraged After Boy Threatens Kids With BB Gun On Elementary School BusSome Baltimore City school parents are reeling after a student reportedly used a BB gun to threaten other children.
Md. Teen Charged After Bullying Caught On CameraFrederick County officials say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault for bullying a high school student who was about to be interviewed on the subject by a television news crew.
Md. Judge Who Led Juvenile Justice Changes DiesGeorge Bacon Rasin Jr., a Maryland judge who led a movement to modernize juvenile justice in the state, has died.
'Summer Jumpstart' Warrant Effort To Be ExtendedPutting violent offenders behind bars. That's the focus of a summer program that aims to apprehend criminals with outstanding warrants.