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2 Correctional Officers Convicted of Assaults on Inmates

Baltimore City prosecutors say two correctional officers have been convicted of assaulting inmates.


Protestors on Reisterstown Road near Mowdamin Mall, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody, was held on Monday morning. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

2 Correctional Officers Charged With Looting 7-Eleven During Baltimore Riots

Two correctional officers have been suspended without pay after being charged today with theft and burglary in connection with looting that occurred during the Baltimore riots last month, the State of Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services


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Senate OKs Required Polygraph for Correctional Applicants

The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously to require correctional officer applicants to pass a polygraph exam.


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3 Corrections Officers on Leave After Inmate Found Dead

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.


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Md. Prison Officer Gets 3 Years in Inmate Beating

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.


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Ex-Officer Gets 1 Year in Md. Inmate’s Beating

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.


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2 Officers Sentenced in Inmate Assault

Two former correctional officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown, Md., were sentenced Wednesday in connection with an assault of an inmate in 2008.


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Ex-Guard Charged with Sexual Contact with Inmate

Howard County police are charging a former correctional officer with having sexual contact with an inmate.


An attorney for a convicted killer at the center of a popular podcast has filed a motion arguing that cell tower data placing the man near the murder scene was inaccurate and should not have been introduced at trial. (File photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Correctional Officer Sentenced for Bribery

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to three months in jail for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a Washington jail.


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Correctional Officer Sentenced in Inmate Death

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.