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Inmate mistakenly released from Md. prison

JESSUP — Maryland corrections officials are looking for an inmate who was mistakenly released because of a paperwork error. The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Thursday that Sierra Scipioni was released from the Maryland Correctional Institute for ...

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Panel backs $533M plan to improve old jail complex

ANNAPOLIS — A panel of Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday recommended a plan to spend more than $533 million over 10 years to rebuild the old Baltimore City Detention Center, making it more secure and harder for prisoners to sneak in ...

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Union heartened by response to Md. prison assault

CUMBERLAND — A 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. ...

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2 correctional officers injured while subduing detainee

Maryland officials say two correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center have suffered minor injuries while subduing an unruly detainee. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said they were taken to a local hospital on Wednesday ...

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