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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 ...

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Deaf inmates sue state prisons, seek services, technology

A group of deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the state Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and others claiming they are regularly denied access to specialized phones and technology that allow them to ...

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Frederick County revives plan to charge jail inmate fees

FREDERICK — State lawmakers from Frederick County are reviving a proposal to charge jail inmates for intake processing and education. The Frederick News-Post reports that Republican Delegate Michael Hough presented the bill Tuesday to the House Judiciary Committee. It would ...

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Maryland moves inmates from low-lying areas

TOWSON — State corrections officials say 188 inmates housed at the Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit at Quantico have been moved because of evacuation of some low-lying areas. The inmates will be moved across the Wicomico River to the Eastern Correctional ...

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