department of public safety

May 14, 2013

Study: About 6% of state employees make six figures

Maryland Reporter’s third annual report on state salaries found that 5,663 state employees pulled in $100,000 or greater in 2012 — about 6 percent of total state employees. Three out of four of these six-figure salaries are earned by people working for state colleges and universities — more than 10 percent of the full-time employees […]

Apr 29, 2013

Former female guard alleges sexual assault, harassment

A former state corrections officer was assaulted by a boss who implied she could advance through sexual favors and harassed by fellow officers who called her “Barbie” and pulled on her hair, according to a complaint filed last week in federal court.

Apr 26, 2013

Department head moves office to Baltimore Detention Center

ANNAPOLIS — The head of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has moved his office to the Baltimore Detention Center to closely review security after 25 people were indicted in a smuggling ring involving correctional officers. Rick Binetti, a spokesman for the department, said Friday that Gary Maynard will be directly overseeing […]

Nov 6, 2011

Marcella A. Holland: Feasibility study explores courthouse options

The Circuit Court for Baltimore City is very appreciative of the past and current support The Daily Record has lent to our efforts to improve the two old courthouses that we occupy and to build a new state of the art criminal courthouse. However, I must address a number of factual errors that appeared in […]

Apr 5, 2011

Maryland House gives initial OK to capital budget

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Tuesday to Maryland’s fiscal year 2012 capital budget, which authorizes $925 million in new borrowing for infrastructure. The capital budget includes $250 million for school construction. There’s also $198 million for higher education projects, including $60 million for 21 projects at community colleges. The budget also [&h[...]

Sep 28, 2010

Auditors fault financial control in agency

State auditors are asking the attorney general’s office to consider criminal prosecution of a management employee of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services who used his government credit card to spend $56,303 on a vendor he had a business relationship with. But this was a small matter compared to the complete lack of […]

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