Union Committee To Address Md. Prison SecurityThe Maryland state workers union says it has formed a committee to suggest security improvements at the maximum-security North Branch Correctional Institution.
Second Prison Official Out After Assault On GuardA 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.
Prison Under Fire: Guards At North Branch Rally For Top Officials To ResignMaryland's prison system--out of control. Correctional officers call for action after security leaders fail to warn them about a planned inmate attack.
More Trouble Behind Bars: 12 Prison Guards Assaulted In CumberlandMore criticism aimed at the state's prison system. Twelve officers at the maximum security facility in Cumberland have been assaulted since June.