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15 officers among those indicted in alleged jail drug ring

The state’s correctional department will be conducting an internal investigation and reviewing its policies after 15 officers were arrested in connection with an allegedly widespread drug ring run by a prison gang, Gary D. Maynard, secretary of the department, said Tuesday.

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Md. inmate homicides spiked in 2012

HAGERSTOWN — Inmate-on-inmate homicides at Maryland state prisons spiked in 2012 to seven, the highest number in at least 11 years, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services said Tuesday. The seven slayings, up from four in 2011, ...

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