The state of Maryland has begun to deploy dogs to sniff out illicit alcohol in correctional facilities.
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July 26, 2021 Comments Off on Maryland using dogs to sniff out alcohol in prisons
June 7, 2021 Comments Off on Jails emptied during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should they stay that way?
April 14, 2020 Comments Off on Chief Judge Barbera issues order protecting adult prison population
Maryland’s top jurist has called for the state’s judges to meet with prosecutors and defense counsel to identify inmates at heightened risk of dying from the COVID-19 virus and to determine which individuals should be released from prison, where communicable ...Read More »
February 3, 2020 Comments Off on Federal jury awards $700K to man in prison assault civil case
A federal jury awarded $700,000 Monday to a man assaulted by prison guards in 2013, finding the three guards as well as two supervisors liable for the attack. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic ...Read More »
June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Two claim medical negligence at Md. corrections facilities
Two inmates filed suits against the health care provider for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services this week, claiming medical negligence and constitutional violations. Both lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Tuesday, allege negligence by ...Read More »
July 25, 2018 Comments Off on For latest in orderliness, prisons look to computer tablets
May 25, 2018 Comments Off on Md. restricts inmates’ access to books to curb drug smuggling
May 18, 2018 Comments Off on A radical experiment in parenting, punishment
May 18, 2018 Comments Off on Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation’s prison system
December 21, 2016 Comments Off on U.S. attorney’s office announces reentry resource list
Individuals returning to the community after spending time in state and federal prisons have a new resource hub to access services and opportunities in their area with the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office's creation of the Maryland Reentry Resource.Read More »