Maryland has received a federal grant to help fight cell phone use in prisons. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services announced a $2 million contract over three years with Columbia-based Tecore Networks to deploy technology known as ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland audit has found that prison inmates had access to personal information such as social security numbers while working for Maryland Correctional Enterprises. The audit released Tuesday focused on a program that provides work experience for inmates, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland agencies have released a report on precinct population counts for redistricting and reapportionment. The report contains population counts based on the 2010 Census for the state’s 1,849 voting districts in 23 counties and Baltimore city. It was ...
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The Maryland prison agency says the federal government will provide $20 million toward the cost of two new minimum-security state prisons in Jessup. The deal announced Tuesday also gives the U.S. Marshals Service exclusive use of the former Supermax prison ...Read More »