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More Than 253 Corrections Employees Arrested Since 2013

The head of Maryland’s corrections department says more than 253 department employees have been arrested since January 2013, and more than 200 of them are still employed.


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D.C. Authorities: Inmate Found Dead at Central Cell Block

D.C. authorities say they are investigating the weekend death of an inmate in the District’s central cell block.


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Corrections Officers Take Plunge for Charity in Md.

Department of Corrections officers in Prince George’s County are taking the plunge to benefit schoolchildren.


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NC Probation Officer Indicted On Rights Charges

Federal officials say a probation officer with the North Carolina Department of Corrections has been indicted on civil rights charges for coercing a probationer he was supervising into sexual acts.


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Two Attorneys Challenge Virginia Lethal Injection Practice

Two Alexandria lawyers claim Virginia’s lethal injection practices are illegal; that the Department of Corrections is practicing medicine without a license.



Prince George’s County Police Investigate Police-Involved Shooting In Brentwood, Officer On Administrative Leave

The suspect has been charged with attempted second degree assault and attempt to disarm a law enforcement officer.