The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously to require correctional officer applicants to pass a polygraph exam.
Corrections officials say three officers at Jessup Correctional Institution have been placed on leave with pay after an inmate died in a cell filled with steam.
A former Maryland correctional officer who helped cover up the severe beating of an inmate in 2008 was sentenced Tuesday to three years in a federal prison.
A former Maryland correctional officer has been sentenced to a year and day in federal prison for his role in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.
Two former correctional officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, Md., were sentenced Wednesday in connection with an assault of an inmate in 2008.
Howard County police are charging a former correctional officer with having sexual contact with an inmate.
A former corrections officer has been sentenced to three months in jail for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.
A former correctional officer who pleaded guilty to an obstruction charge after the death of a detention center inmate has been sentenced to two years in prison.
State officials say a correctional officer accused of having sex with Southern Regional Jail inmates has worked there since September 2008 and hasn’t worked at any other West Virginia jails.