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07, Jun 2013 - Lawmakers hear from corrections officials A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers hear from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
07, Jun 2013 - Officials discuss Baltimore jail problems Maryland’s top corrections official said Thursday he would be open to discussing the possibility of moving the Baltimore City Detention Center out of the management of the state corrections department to an independent body.
06, Jun 2013 - Lawmakers to hear from corrections official - A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
06, Jun 2013 - Maryland corrections job applicants to get polygraphs O'Malley rounds up plans ahead of legislative hearing on detention center corruption Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to beef up the internal investigations unit at the state corrections agency and subject all prospective officers to polygraph tests, according to a summary of reforms his administration will discuss at a legislative hearing Thursday on problems at the Baltimore jail.        
06, Jun 2013 - Lawmakers to hear from corrections officials A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
06, Jun 2013 - Prison Scandal Aftermath: New Plans To Combat Gangs, Root Out Corruption A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
06, Jun 2013 - Prison Scandal Aftermath: Md. Corrections Leaders To Discuss Plans A panel of leading Maryland lawmakers will be hearing from state corrections officials about actions being taken to address a contraband scandal at a state-run Baltimore jail.
20, May 2013 - Alleged jail-gang leader to be transferred Tavon White, the alleged leader of a jailhouse gang at the Baltimore City Detention Center, will reportedly await trial in federal custody outside Maryland. And there's more bad news about the Baltimore jail.
20, May 2013 - As contraband phones flood Baltimore jail, blocking technology comes online System designed to block inmate cellphones Maryland corrections officials are taking advantage of new technology designed to block the use of contraband cellphones by inmates — a problem at the heart of recent indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center.        
17, May 2013 - Study Finds Baltimore Jail Ranks Among Worst In Staff Sexual Misconduct Another bad report for Maryland's prison system. A Department of Justice study finds Baltimore City Detention Center has the second highest rate of staff sexual misconduct in jails across the country.
17, May 2013 - Lawmakers defend Md. prison guard bill of rights HAGERSTOWN — Two sponsors of the Maryland Correctional Officers’ Bill of Rights are defending the 2010 law against FBI criticism that it was ineffective in deterring alleged corruption at a state-run Baltimore jail. Del. Galen Clagett, D-Frederick, and former state Sen. Donald Munson, R-Washington, say the measure, aimed at preventing unfair firings, is becoming a [...]
10, May 2013 - Maryland GOP calling for expanded jail probe As Maryland Republicans turned up the heat on Gov. Martin O’Malley over a high-profile corruption case in a Baltimore jail, the Democratic governor announced new steps Thursday to beef up security and uproot corruption.
10, May 2013 - Md. GOP calls for jail probe ANNAPOLIS — As Maryland Republicans turned up the heat on Gov. Martin O’Malley over a high-profile corruption case in a Baltimore jail, the Democratic governor announced new steps Thursday to beef up security and uproot corruption.
09, May 2013 - O'Malley promises corrections reform after corruption allegations Governor wants to 'root out corruption' and tackle gangs behind bars Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday said he plans to expand cell phone suppression technology at Maryland corrections facilities and review legal protections for officers accused of corruption, after a federal indictment last month alleged widespread gang activity at the Baltimore jail.        
09, May 2013 - GOP demands gov take responsibility for jails Maryland House Republicans demand the governor take personal responsibility for allowing corruption to fester inside the Baltimore City Detention Center.
08, May 2013 - Task force to be formed to study jail problems ANNAPOLIS — Leaders in the Maryland General Assembly will appoint a special task force to identify legislative and budgetary measures to address contraband and corruption problems identified at the Baltimore City Detention Center in a federal indictment last week. House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller made the announcement on Friday. [...]
03, May 2013 - Gov. O'Malley Casts Corruption Case In Positive Light ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is casting the recently announced corruption case in a Baltimore jail in a positive light by saying it represents a strong step toward fighting gang crime.
03, May 2013 - Maryland lawmakers may launch probe of prison gang ANNAPOLIS - Maryland lawmakers may appoint a special committee to investigate how a prison gang apparently took over a Baltimore jail, ran a contraband smuggling operation and impregnated four prison guards.
03, May 2013 - O’Malley casts corruption case in positive light ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is casting the recently announced corruption case in a Baltimore jail in a positive light by saying it represents a strong step toward fighting gang crime. O’Malley described it Tuesday as “a very positive achievement” in the state’s fight to dismantle gangs. The governor says he became aware of [...]
02, May 2013 - Corrections reform never a Governor O'Malley priority Before BGF scandal at jail, there was another on his watch With a straight face, the Maryland governor says the sex-and-drugs scandal at the Baltimore City Detention Center, including the alleged corruption of 13 corrections officers, is a "positive achievement."        
01, May 2013 - State settle with former inmate amid corrections scrutiny Governor gives prisons chief full backing in corruption fight With the state corrections system already under scrutiny, the Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved a $40,000 settlement with a former inmate of the Baltimore jail who claimed he was assaulted by gang members for not assisting with a drug dealing operation.        
01, May 2013 - Settlement more evidence of jail corruption, Franchot says &via=&related=DolcePixel" ANNAPOLIS — A legal settlement stemming from the allegedly guard-aided 2007 beating of a prison inmate being transferred from Baltimore to Hagerstown shows evidence of longstanding corruption in Maryland’s correctional institutions, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Wednesday. Franchot voted against the $40,000 settlement, approved 2-1 by the Board of Public Works during ...
01, May 2013 - Lee Enterprises posts smaller 2Q loss Maryland's governor said Tuesday that changes are needed at a Baltimore jail, including a revamped process for hiring corrections officers, after 13 female officers were among 25 people indicted in an alleged...
01, May 2013 - O'Malley sees success in jail indictments, but critics take aim 'Positive achievement' or 'disgraceful failure'? As critics of Martin O'Malley sensed a new political vulnerability, the governor insisted Tuesday that last week's indictment of inmates and correctional officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center was "a positive achievement" in Maryland's fight against violent gangs.        
01, May 2013 - Baltimore City Detention Center update The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services released details Wednesday on the administration's plan to resolve a gang issue at the Baltimore city jail.
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