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Feb 28, 2014Four Inmates Graduate from Second Chances Farm Groom Elite Program in Sykesville
Feb 25, 2014Governor O’Malley Highlights Expansion of Renowned K9 Corrections Unit
Feb 07, 2014Governor Unveils Technology to Combat Contraband Cell Phones at Baltimore City Detention Center
Jan 17, 2014Crane Begins to Dismantle MD House of Correction
Jan 06, 201428-Year DPSCS Veteran Named Deputy Secretary of Operations
Dec 19, 2013***CAPTURED*** - Inmate Erroneously Released from Maryland Correctional Institution for Women Taken Into Custody
Nov 21, 2013DPSCS, Federal Partners Continue to Weed out Corruption at BCDC
Nov 20, 2013DPSCS and Baltimore CitiWatch Collaboration Blocks Contraband Stash from Getting into Detention Center
Nov 20, 2013BCDC Security Fact Sheet November 2013
Nov 15, 2013DPSCS Announces New North Region Executive Director
Nov 08, 2013DPSCS Announces New Deputy Secretary of Operations
Nov 07, 2013DPSCS Deputy Secretary for Administration to Retire
Nov 06, 2013Western Correctional Institution Visitation Changes
Nov 05, 2013 DPSCS Joins City of Westminster, Departments of Housing and Community Development, Disabilities, and Labor, Licensing and Regulation to Celebrate More Than 200 ADA Curbs Done With Help From Inmates
Oct 24, 2013 Groundbreaking America’s VetDog Program “Graduates” its First Service Dogs
Oct 24, 2013 Eastern Correctional Institution Visitation Changes
Oct 10, 2013 Jessup Pre-Release Unit Walk Off Captured
Oct 10, 2013 Jessup Pre-Release Unit Walk Off Notification
Oct 10, 2013 Change of Leadership Jail Administrator Ceremony For Baltimore City Detention Center
Sep 30, 2013 Maryland’s Recidivism Rate Down Seven Points from 2007
Sep 27, 2013 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Supervisor of the Quarter October, November, December
Sep 17, 2013 Community Supervision Agents in Prince George’s County To Host First Resource Fair for Parolees and Probationers
Sep 16, 2013 A Farm- to- Food Bank Milestone: Inmate Labor Harvests One Million Pounds of Produce
Sep 13, 2013 Correctional Officers, Community Supervision Agents,and Public Safety Employees Raise Close to $10,000 For Special Olympics in Annual Tug of War
Sep 03, 2013 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month for September
Aug 30, 2013 D.A.R.E. graduates 19 new trainers
Aug 26, 2013 Change in Management at NBCI following investigation into officer stabbing
Aug 26, 2013 Eastern Correction Institution Schedule Changes
Aug 23, 2013 Jon Galley Retires from DPSCS
Aug 20, 2013 Groundbreaking America’s Vet Dog Program Will Soon “Graduate” its First Service Dogs
Aug 08, 2013 DPSCS Walkoff Notification
Aug 06, 2013DPSCS Probing Apparent Threat Letter In Wake of Officer’s Assault Yesterday
Aug 05, 2013 DPSCS Investigating Detainee’s Apparent Suicide
Aug 01, 2013 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employees of the Month for August
Jul 26, 2013 Officials Take Action to Improve Integrity at Baltimore Correctional Institutions
Jul 17, 2013 DPSCS Walkoff from Work-Release job in Hagerstown
Jun 06, 2013 Southern Maryland Pre-Release Unit announces Employees of the Year
Jun 02, 2013 DPSCS Walkoff from Southern Maryland Pre-Release Unit
May 30, 2013Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employees of the Month for June
May 20, 2013ECI Visiting Schedule Changes
May 15, 2013ECI Visiting Schedule Changes
May 01, 2013Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employees of the Month for May
Apr 29, 2013 ECI Visiting Schedule Changes
Apr 23, 2013 DPSCS statement about federal indictments
Apr 19, 2013 Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Spotlights Helping Hands During National Volunteer Week
Apr 18, 2013 DPSCS to Kick Off National Crime Victims’ Rights Week With Detainees’ Donation to MD Crime Victims’ Resource Center
Apr 11, 2013 UPDATE, as of 4/12/2013: Both offenders are back in custody.
Apr 11, 2013 Eastern Pre-Release Unit Walkoff Notification
Mar 28, 2013 DPSCS Walkoff from Central Home Detention Unit Returned to Custody
Mar 21, 2013 Frederick County Government: Text to 911 Launched For Verizon Customers
Mar 06, 2013 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Offender Returned to Custody
Feb 19, 2013 Eastern Correctional Institution to Host Media Day for America’s Vet Dogs Program Thursday, 2/21 at 10:30 a.m.
Feb 06, 2013 Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to Speak At DPSCS Correctional Academy Graduation Friday, 2/8 at 2:30 p.m.
Jan 23, 2013 New Correctional Officers Graduate From DPSCS Academy Friday, January 25 at 2:30 p.m. in Sykesville
Jan 17, 2013 State of Maryland Suspends the Construction of New Baltimore City Jail For Youth Charged as Adults
Jan 16, 2013 DPSCS and DJS News Conference to Make Major Announcement About the Future of Youth Detention Center in Baltimore City Thursday, January 17 at 10 a.m.
Dec 21, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff from Work-Release Center Back in Custody
Dec 21, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff from Work-Release Center
Dec 11, 2012 Maryland Correctional Enterprises Inmates to Launder 17,000 Bras for Charity Thursday, December 13 at 10 a.m. in Sykesville
Dec. 06, 2012 Correctional Officers to Host Annual Santa Party and Breakfast at East Baltimore School, Friday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m.
Nov 30, 2012 More Than 50 Agencies and Individuals to be Honored At Annual Governor’s Crime Prevention Awards Tuesday, 12/4 in Glen Burnie
Nov 27, 2012 Two Inmates Seriously Injured in Unrelated Assaults at Cumberland Prisons
Nov 27, 2012 31 New Officers to Graduate From DPSCS Correctional Academy Thursday, November 29 at 2:30 in Sykesville
Nov 26, 2012 Parole Rotary to Donate More Than 800 Books to DPSCS Prison Libraries Monday, Dec. 3rd at 1 p.m. in Jessup
Nov 09, 2012 DPSCS to Host Major Multi-State Conference On Services for Offenders Who Are Veterans
Nov 05, 2012 Maryland Public Safety Secretary Receives Association of State Correctional Administrators Francke Award
Oct 24, 2012 Community Supervision Welcomes 23 New Agents On Wednesday, 10/24 in Sykesville
Oct 19, 2012 Eleven New Correctional Officers for Hagerstown DPSCS Facilities to Graduate Monday, 10/22 at 1 p.m.
Oct 11, 2012 Maryland Community Supervision Agents Honored by United States Attorney's Office for Work with Project Safe Neighborhoods
Sep 25, 2012 Crime Prevention Month Activities From Maryland's Community Crime Prevention Institute
Sep 24, 2012 Western Correctional Institution Inmates Are Training Service Dogs For Wounded U.S. Veterans
Sep 19, 2012 Western Correctional Institution To Kick Off America's Vet Dogs Program Monday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Sep 18, 2012 DPSCS Escape Notification
Sep 10, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Offender Returned to Custody
Sep 10, 2012 9-1-1 Day of Celebration Honors 9-1-1 Center Operators and Employees Statewide
Sep 06, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Offender Returned to Custody
Sep 06, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Notification
Sep 06, 2012 MD Police and Correctional Training Commissions To Honor Traffic Safety Specialist Award Winners Friday, Sept. 7 in Annapolis
Sep 05, 2012 DPSCS Pre-Release Facility Walkoff Notification
Sep 04, 2012 Assault of Correctional Officer Under Investigation
Aug 31, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Notification
Aug 30, 2012 DPSCS Announces New Director of Volunteer Programs
Aug 28, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Offender Returned to Custody
Aug 27, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Walkoff Notification
Aug 22, 2012 DPSCS Investigating EPRU Walkoff, Assisting Law Enforcement with shooting investigation
Aug 21, 2012 New Correctional Entry Level Academy Graduation Friday, August 24 at 2 at Fairplay Fire Hall
Aug 20, 2012 ECI Visiting Schedule Changes
Aug 17, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Returned
Aug 14, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff Back in Custody
Aug 12, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Returned
Aug 08, 2012 MD Police and Correctional Training Commissions Entry Level Police Academy Commencement Friday, August 10 in Sykesville
Aug 08, 2012 DPSCS Erroneous Release Notification
Aug 08, 2012 DPSCS Hosting Daylong Seminar on Expungement
Aug 07, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Notification
July 31, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff Notification
July 25, 2012 DPSCS Erroneously Released Offender Recaptured
July 02, 2012 DPSCS Announces Partnership With America's Vet Dogs: Incarcerated Veterans Will Raise Service Dogs for Wounded and Disabled Veterans
June 28, 2012 Incarcerated Veterans Will Train Service Dogs For Wounded and Disabled U.S. Veterans
June 19, 2012 DPSCS Work Crew Walkoff Recaptured
June 18, 2012 DPSCS Work Crew Walkoff Notification
June 14, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff Notification
June 11, 2012 DPSCS Work Crew Walkoff Notification
June 08, 2012 DPSCS hosts Tug-of-War, a Special Olympics Maryland Fundraiser
May 29, 2012 DPSCS Halfway House Walk Offs Return
May 25, 2012 DPSCS Walkoff Offender Returned to Custody
May 17, 2012 DPSCS announces temporary changes to ECI Visiting Schedule
May 16, 2012 DPSCS Home Detention Walkoff Notification
May 16, 2012 DPSCS Work Crew Walkoff Recaptured
May 16, 2012 DPSCS Announces New Assistant Secretary/Chief of Staff
May 15, 2012 Fallen Heroes Memorial Service to Honor Maryland Police and Correctional Officers
May 14, 2012 Celebrating the Restoration of a Treasured Landmark — Mt. Auburn Cemetery Ribbon Cutting
May 09, 2012 Salisbury Mayor's Office: Salisbury Safe Streets "Partnership + Projects = Success"
May 09, 2012 MCI-H inmate taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
May 08, 2012 Roxbury Correctional Institution announces Employee of the Month
May 08, 2012 MCTC to Offer Child Identification Program on May 9
May 02, 2012 Board of Public Works Approves Inmate Health Care Contracts
May 01, 2012 DPSCS announces temporary changes to ECI visiting schedule
Apr 27, 2012 DPSCS Central Home Detention Unit Walkoff Notification
Apr 26, 2012 DPSCS Volunteer Honored For Outstanding Service to Victims
Apr 26, 2012 Criminal Justice Educators Conference At Md. Public Safety Education and Training Center In Sykesville, Friday, 4/27
Apr 26, 2012 DPSCS Launches Revamped Victims Services Web Page
Apr 23, 2012 DPSCS employee honored for outstanding service to victims
Apr 23, 2012 YWCA Annapolis and Anne Arundel County honored for service to victims
Apr 23, 2012 Cellular Detection Through Managed Access Coming to Maryland Prison System
Apr 20, 2012 DPSCS Events Planned For National Crime Victims' Right Week, April 22-27
Apr 19, 2012 High School Students to Get Serious Lesson in DWI Risks
Apr 16, 2012 DPSCS Salutes its Volunteers During National Volunteer Week, April 15-21
Apr 12, 2012 Roxbury Correctional Institution in Hagerstown announces Employee of the Month, Supervisor of the Quarter
Apr 12, 2012 Eastern Correctional Institution Recognizes Outstanding Employees for the First Quarter of 2012
Apr 11, 2012 Maryland Correctional Training Center Recognizes Outstanding Employees for the First Quarter of 2012
Apr 11, 2012 Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup Wins 2012 Public Safety Honor Guard Competition
Apr 10, 2012 Community Supervision Agent Graduation
Apr 09, 2012 DPSCS Honor Guard competition Wednesday
Apr 04, 2012 MD Crime Victims' Resource Center: 30th Anniversary Event During National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Apr 04, 2012 DPSCS K9 Unit to Visit Residents of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
Apr 03, 2012 End of an Era: Onetime "Supermax" To Officially Change Names on Wednesday, April 4 at 11
Mar 22, 2012 Chesapeake Detention Facility Restorative Justice Effort Nets the Cancer Society $1,000
Mar 12, 2012 Public Safety Works Lends a Hand Along the C &O Canal
Feb 23, 2012 DPSCS Home Detention Walkoff Notification
Feb 18, 2012 DPSCS Halfway House Walkoff Notification
Feb 13, 2012 Recaptured - Inmate Shanks is back in DPSCS custody
Feb 10, 2012 DPSCS Home Detention Walkoff Notification
Feb 09, 2012 Roxbury Correctional Institution announces Employee of the Month for February
Feb 01, 2012 ECI Inmate Dies From Apparent Suicide
Jan 30, 2012 DPSCS Halfway House Walkoff Notification
Jan 25, 2012 DPSCS Secretary Gary D. Maynard Receives American Correctional Association's Highest Honor
Jan 24, 2012 DPSCS K-9 Unit to Graduate 11
Jan 17, 2012 Parole and Probation Agent Graduation
Jan 09, 2012 DPSCS K-9 Unit Announces Handlers of the Year
Jan 05, 2012 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Supervisor of the Quarter
Jan 03, 2012 DPSCS Dismas House West (halfway house) Walkoff Notification
Dec 28, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center Announces Employee of the Month for January, 2012
Dec 21, 2011 Eastern Correctional Institution Announces Employees of the Quarter
Dec 13, 2011 Maryland Correctional Enterprises Launders 13,000 Bras for the Cause
Dec 9, 2011 State Police Investigating Inmate Death at North Branch Correctional Institution
Dec 6, 2011 Change of Leadership Ceremony for Maryland's Pre-Release System
Dec 6, 2011 32nd Annual Governor's Crime Prevention Awards
Dec 02, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employees of the Month
Dec 01, 2011 Correctional Officers Host 20th Annual Breakfast With Santa at East Baltimore School on Friday, December 2
Nov 29, 2011 DOC Inmate Violates Home Detention
Nov 21, 2011 Travelers on New Section of ICC Will Pass Tens of Thousands of Inmate-Planted Trees
Nov 18, 2011 Central Booking Escapee Captured in PA
Nov 15, 2011 Baltimore County Police: Police Department Honored for Success in Targeting Repeat Violent Offenders, Gang Members County
Nov 14, 2011 Central Maryland Correctional Facility Announces Employees of the Month for October, 2011
Nov 14, 2011 Baltimore County Police Advisory: International Chiefs of Police Recognize VPI in Baltimore County
Nov 14, 2011 Patuxent Institution Women Inmates to Donate 80 Quilts to Charities Wednesday, 11/16 at 1 p.m.
Nov 10, 2011 Incarcerated Veterans Honor Fellow Servicemen and Women On Veterans Day as DPSCS Continues to Support Programs and Services For Veterans
Nov 09, 2011 UPDATE: Detainee Escape Notification
Nov 09, 2011 Detainee Escape Notification
Nov 08, 2011 Halfway House Walk-Off Notification
Nov 07, 2011 NBCI Dedicates Memorial to Public Safety Personnel
Nov 03, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center Announces Employee of the Month for November 2011
Nov 03, 2011 Allegany College's Hazen Gallery Displaying Art Created by Maryland DOC Prisoners in Cumberland
Nov 03, 2011 Hagerstown DOC Inmates to Prepare 350 Turkeys for Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving Dinner in Baltimore
Nov 02, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month
Nov 02, 2011 US Attorney: 22 Alleged Members of Violent "Dead Man incorporated" Gang Indicted on Federal Racketeering, Murder and Drug Charges That May Bring Life in Federal Prison
Oct 27, 2011 DPSCS Secretary Gary D. Maynard Honored As Innovator of the Year
Oct 26, 2011 Division of Parole and Probation Reminds Sexual Offenders to Be Compliant This Halloween
Oct 21, 2011 Change of Leadership Ceremony at one of Maryland's Largest Prisons
Oct 20, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Supervisor of the Quarter
Oct 18, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month
Oct 17, 2011 Division of Parole and Probation to Graduate Drinking Driver Monitors
Oct 12, 2011 DPSCS Recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 11, 2011 Public Comments Hearing Press Release
Oct 07, 2011 Inmate taken to hospital after assault at WCI
Oct 06, 2011 UPDATE: As of Oct. 6, 2011, Rodgers is back in DOC custody
Oct 06, 2011 DPSCS and Town of Sykesville Cut the Ribbon on Huge Inmate-Made Masonry "Gateway Signs"
Oct 05, 2011 MD Community Crime Prevention Institute Participates in Crime Prevention Month Activities
Oct 05, 2011 DPSCS to Help Sykesville Cut the Ribbon on New Inmate-Built Masonry Signs
Oct 04, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center Announces Employees of the Month for October 2011
Oct 04, 2011 Inmates Complete Large Two-Day Cleanup of Sandy Point State Park Beach
Oct 03, 2011 Two North Branch Officers Charged With Assaulting Inmate
Oct 03, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
Sept 30, 2011 Roxbury Inmate Treated for Non Life-Threatening Wounds After Morning Stabbing
Sept 23, 2011 Change of Leadership Warden Ceremony For Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
Sept 23, 2011 Maryland Inmates Have Picked Nearly 200,000 Pounds of Eastern Shore Produce Destined For the Maryland Food Bank
Sept 22, 2011 WCI Inmate Found Unresponsive in Cell
Sept 20, 2011 Governor O'Malley Announces Receipt of Federal Grant to Help Remove Cell Phones From Prisons
Sept 15, 2011 Apples Harvested by Maryland Correctional Enterprises Sold to Maryland Food Bank at Fraction of Market Rate
Sept 12, 2011 National POW-MIA Remembrance Ceremony At Roxbury Correctional Institution In Hagerstown, Friday, September 16 at Noon
Sept 09, 2011 9-1-1 Day of Celebration Honors 9-1-1 Center Operators and Employees Statewide
Sept 09, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month for September 2011
Sept 09, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center announces Employee of the Month for September 2011
Sept 01, 2011 WCI To Present More Than 2,000 Inmate-Made Pillowcases To ConKerr Cancer Foundation
Aug 31, 2011 WCI Inmates Restore LaVale Playground
Aug 29, 2011 Division of Parole and Probation to Graduate 47 New Agents Wednesday, August 31 at 1:30 p.m.
Aug 26, 2011 DPSCS Pretrial Facilities in Baltimore Preparing For Hurricane Irene
Aug 26, 2011 DPSCS Central MD Correctional Facilities Cancelling Visits This Weekend
Aug 26, 2011 DPSCS Prepares Correctional and Parole and Probation Facilities As Hurricane Approaches
Aug 26, 2011 Cumberland Area Correctional Staff Receives Commissioner Citations
Aug 26, 2011 Hagerstown Area Correctional Staff Receives Commissioner Citations
Aug 23, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
Aug 23, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Back in Custody
Aug 23, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
Aug 18, 2011 Governor O'Malley, Governor Markell Announce New Information Sharing Initiative
Aug 17, 2011 Maryland Continues Historic Reductions in Crime
Aug 12, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution announces Employee of the Month
Aug 10, 2011 Criminal Justice Dashboard Wins Council of State Government's 2011 Innovations Award
Aug 10, 2011 Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center announces Employees of the Month
Aug 09, 2011 Central Maryland Correctional Facility announces Employees of the Month for July, 2011
Aug 09, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center announces Employee of the Month for August 2011
Aug 02, 2011 Division of Parole and Probation and Maryland Community Crime Prevention Institute Will Attend A Number of "National Night Out" Events
July 21, 2011 *UPDATE* Inmate Walk-Off Take into Custody
July 20, 2011 Maryland Division of Parole and Probation Unveils Kiosk Reporting System for Offenders
July 20, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
July 15, 2011 WCI Officer Arrested For Allegedly Trying to Deliver Contraband to an Inmate
July 14, 2011 Division of Parole and Probation to Unveil Kiosk Reporting Technology
July 14, 2011 Carolyn Scruggs Appointed Warden At Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
July 09, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
July 08, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
July 08, 2011 Detainee Mistakenly Released From Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
July 07, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month
July 06, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
July 06, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center announces Employee of the Month for July 2011
July 05, 2011 Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions To Graduate Entry Level Police Academy Class on 7/8
June 28, 2011 Former Inmate Will Be Keynote Speaker at Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES Program Graduation
June 28, 2011 DPSCS Secretary to tour Public Safety Works project that benefits Maryland Food Bank
June 23, 2011 Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup to Dedicate Nation's Third Grant-Funded Meditation Garden Inside a Prison
June 21, 2011 Second Chances Inmate Thoroughbred Rescue Farm to Cut the Ribbon on New Run-in Shelter
June 20, 2011 Jessup Correctional Officer Assaulted, Treated for Non-Life Threatening Injuries
June 20, 2011 DPSCS Internal Investigative Unit Looking Into Possible Sexual Assault on Employee at Baltimore City Detention Center
June 20, 2011 Weekend Assault Results in Outside Medical Attention for Inmate at North Branch Correctional Institution
June 17, 2011 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
June 14, 2011 MSP: State Prison Walk-Off Captured
June 10, 2011 Media Invited to Celebrate Flag Day at Prison Sew Plant
June 08, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month
June 08, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center announces Employee of the Month for June 2011
June 08, 2011 State's Largest Prison to Honor More than 140 Inmates Who Earned GEDs and Occupational Certificates
June 03, 2011 MCI-Hagerstown Inmate Walk-a-Thon Saturday Will Net $2,100 for Mothers Against Drunk Driving
June 02, 2011 Tug of War For Special Olympics Another Huge Success
May 31, 2011 DOC Tug of War For Special Olympics Expects Record Turnout of Teams From State Correctional Facilities
May 19, 2011 Wounded Man at Shock Trauma Identified as Inmate Who Had Been On DOC Delivery Job in City
May 18, 2011 Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions Host 5TH Annual Fallen Heroes Ceremony
May 12, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution announces Employee of the Month for May
May 11, 2011 Maryland Correctional Training Center Announces Employees of the Year
May 06, 2011 Division of Correction and Allied Public Safety Employees to be Honored During Western Maryland Ceremony May 9th
May 05, 2011 Maryland Forest Brigade Exceeds Tree Goal – Governor O'Malley Plants One Millionth Tree with inmates
May 03, 2011 Eastern Correctional Institution to Hold Memorial Service May 4
May 02, 2011 A Week to Honor Public Safety and Correctional Employees
May 02, 2011 Five Correctional Officers Indicted for Alleged Excessive Force In January Central Booking Incident
Apr 29, 2011 Secretary Gary Maynard and DPSCS Honored At Governor's Victim Assistance Awards Luncheon
Apr 15, 2011 New Soldiers on the Community Supervision Front
Apr 08, 2011 Jesse Ballard III Appointed Director of Public Safety Internal Investigative Unit
Apr 06, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Employee of the Month
Apr 06, 2011 Roxbury Correctional Institution Announces Supervisors of the Quarter
Apr 06, 2011 DPSCS Refines Social Media Inquiry Policy for Correctional Officer Applicants
Apr 04, 2011 Maryland Community Crime Prevention Institute To Teach Seminar On Sexting, Electronic Dating Violence, and Sexual Predators on the Internet
Apr 04, 2011 Maryland Correctional Enterprises Had a Hand In Prepping Oriole Park for Opening Day
Mar 30, 2011 Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to Hold Regional Community Awareness Fairs During National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Mar 21, 2011 Maryland Correctional Enterprises To Host National Correctional Industries Convention In Baltimore March 24-28
Mar 02, 2011 ECI Team's CHOICES Program Planned for Town of Hurlock Thursday, March 3 at 7 p.m.
Mar 01, 2011 Correctional Education Plumbing Instructor Rewrites the Book
Feb 28, 2011 Eastern Correctional Institution Teacher Honored by Local Television
Feb 22, 2011 Change of Leadership Warden Ceremony For Baltimore City Detention Center
Feb 13, 2011 DPSCS IIU Investigating Possible Inmate Homicide at WCI
Feb 08, 2011 DPSCS and Federal Officials Announce Partnership at Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center
Feb 03, 2011 DPSCS To Honor Parole Rotary and Baltimore Area Family For Two Huge Book Donations To Correctional Libraries
Feb 02, 2011 WCI Inmate Found Unresponsive, Pronounced Dead Wednesday Morning
Jan 31, 2011 DPSCS FY2010 Secretary's Report Finalized
Jan 24, 2011 DPSCS Hosts Community Stalking Awareness Event
Jan 14, 2011 DPSCS Investigating Alleged Excessive Use of Force Incident at Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
Jan 14, 2011 Patuxent Institution Wins DPSCS Honor Guard Competition
Jan 12, 2011 Public Safety Honor Guards Compete Friday
Dec 16, 2010 Hampden Elementary Celebrates A D.A.R.E. Graduation
Dec 15, 2010 MCAC staff hosts 5 local families for holidays
Dec 09, 2010 New Legislators tour Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown
Dec 08, 2010 MD State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Press Release: Public Comments Hearing to be held 12/14/10
Dec 07, 2010 Cumberland Correctional Training Academy Graduates 5
Dec 03, 2010 Metropolitan Transition Center Staff to Throw Annual Breakfast With Santa Party
Dec 02, 2010 Eastern Correctional Institution inmates build parade floats
Nov 05, 2010 Hagerstown DOC Inmates To Handle 350 Turkeys For Bea Gaddy Thanksgiving Dinner in Baltimore
Nov 03, 2010 Cardinal Keeler to Celebrate Mass in Prison
Nov 03, 2010 DOC Laundry Shop Launders 8,500 Bras for the Cause
Oct 28, 2010 Making Sure Sexual Offenders Are Compliant Is On Parole and Probation's Halloween Weekend To-Do List
Oct 25, 2010 K-9 Program Graduates 6 Officers, K-9 Partners Thursday
Oct 19, 2010 Hagerstown Correctional Training Academy Graduates 19
Oct 18, 2010 Sykesville Correctional Training Academy Graduates 26
Oct 15, 2010 Public Safety Secretary Receives Champion for Crime Victims Award
Oct 15, 2010 Cumberland Correctional Training Academy Graduates 10
Oct 14, 2010 DPSCS Secretary to be Honored at Annual Maryland Crime Victims' Resource Center Fundraiser
Oct 14, 2010 Media Invited For Inside Look As Central Maryland Correctional Facility Turns 50
Oct 13, 2010 DPSCS Intensive Drug Treatment Programs Receive Federal Funding Through GOCCP Grant Towson, MD
Oct 07, 2010 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct 05, 2010 Crime Prevention Month Activities From Maryland's Community Crime Prevention Institute
Oct 01, 2010 DPSCS Secretary Gary Maynard Participates in FCC Conference On Cell Phone Interdiction Issue
Oct 01, 2010 Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act: New Requirements for Offenders Effective October 1
Sept 29, 2010 Maryland's 3rd Annual Comprehensive Re-Entry Conference for Female Inmates
Sept 28, 2010 Inmate Veterans Send Packages to Troops
Sept 27, 2010 MCIH Prisoners Against Teen Tragedy (PATT) to Present College Scholarship at Annual Luncheon, Wednesday, 9/29 at 12:30 p.m.
Sept 27, 2010 Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES Program Graduation Wednesday, 9/29 at 6 p.m. in Sykesville
Sept 22, 2010 One Maryland, One Book Program Comes to Maryland Prison
Sept 22, 2010 Innovation In Public Safety Information Technology Showcased for Chinese Delegation
Sept 21, 2010 D.A.R.E. Officer Graduation in Sykesville Friday, September 24, at 11 a.m.
Sept 20, 2010 Change of Leadership Warden Ceremony At Maryland's Male DOC Intake Prison, Tuesday, September 21 at 11 a.m.
Sept 16, 2010 National POW-MIA Remembrance Ceremony At Roxbury Correctional Institution In Hagerstown, Friday, September 17 at Noon
Sept 15, 2010 Baltimore City Detention Center Correctional Officers Placed on Administrative Leave Pending Investigation into Allegations of Excessive Force
Sept 14, 2010 "9-1-1 Day of Celebration"
Sept 09, 2010 A Parliamentary Visit to See Progressive Maryland Prison Programs
Sept 09, 2010 RCI Lifers to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Peace on September 11
Aug 31, 2010 Taking Traffic Safety to a Higher Level - Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions to Graduate 112 Officers as Traffic Safety Specialists on Sept. 1 in Sykesville
Aug 25, 2010 Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions Police Academy to Graduate 15 Officers
Aug 19, 2010 Division of Parole and Probation's Drinking Driver Monitor Program To Graduate Twelve on Friday, August 20 at 2 p.m. in Sykesville
Aug 16, 2010 New Email Feature Makes Public Input About Most Wanted Violators Easier
Aug 12, 2010 Cabinet Officials Tour State Inmate Oyster Program
Aug 9, 2010 Two Probationary Correctional Officers Removed In Connection With Inmate's Escape From MCI-H
Aug 3, 2010 Division of Correction Establishes Toll-Free Line For Escape Alert Sign-Ups
Aug 3, 2010 Maryland's Violence Prevention Initiative Honored By National Criminal Justice Association
July 30, 2010 Inmate from Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown Captured by Maryland State Police
July 30, 2010 Authorities Searching for Inmate from Maryland Correctional Institution - Hagerstown
July 29, 2010 Camp Hope Brings Together Fathers, Children
July 27, 2010 Fewer Cell Phones Finding Their Way into State Prisons
July 26, 2010 Advisory: DPSCS News Conference to Discuss Significant Reduction in Cell Phone Recoveries Inside State Correctional Facilities
July 21, 2010 DPSCS Rolls Out Live Scan Digital Technology to Close an Information Gap
July 20, 2010 Crime-Fighting Crosses State Borders
July 20, 2010 Advisory: Maryland Division of Parole and Probation Livescan Technology News Event
July 16, 2010 Maryland's Division of Parole and Probation: Making A Dramatic Impact on the Public Safety Landscape
July 15, 2010 Division of Parole and Probation Graduates 48 New Agents
July 14, 2010 Advisory: Division of Parole and Probation to Graduate 48 New Agents
July 14, 2010 Hagerstown K9 Unit To Graduate 8 Officers
July 08, 2010 Restorative Justice Benefits Women Inmates and Starving Horses
July 08, 2010 Mortality Rate and Serious Disease Management at Baltimore Pretrial Facilities Continue Positive Trends
July 07, 2010 Advisory: Restorative Justice that Helps Women Inmates and Starving Horses
July 06, 2010 Correctional Officer Indicted on Federal Racketeering Charges
July 02, 2010 Habitat for Humanity Honors DPSCS For Inmate Home-Building Success
July 01, 2010 When "Restorative Justice" Means Restoring American History: Independence Day Project At Antietam National Battlefield
June 30, 2010 Habitat for Humanity to Honor DPSCS For Inmate Home-Building Partnership
June 29, 2010 Maryland Correctional Enterprises CARES Program To Graduate Its 100TH Inmate
June 28, 2010 Restorative Justice Helps Restore American History
June 23, 2010 Death-Sentenced Inmates Moved To North Branch
June 10, 2010 DPSCS to be Honored For Conflict Resolution Partnership
June 08, 2010 DPSCS Media Advisory - Media Invited to Prison Sewing Operation for Flag Day
June 07, 2010 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
June 07, 2010 DPSCS Launches Website to Aid in Violator Apprehension
May 27, 2010 DPSCS Facilities Recognized for Reduced Injury Claims and Costs in 2009
May 26, 2010 DOC Tug of War For Special Olympics Expects Record Turnout of Teams From State Correctional Facilities
May 21, 2010 DPSCS Inmate-Cleaned Bricks at the Foundation of Linthicum's New Veterans' Memorial to be Dedicated Saturday
May 21, 2010 May 24-28 is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week in Maryland
May 20, 2010 DPSCS Donates 220 Bales of Hay to Days End Farm horse Rescue
May 11, 2010 Westernport Cashes in on Inmate Labor, With Stunning Results
May 11, 2010 MCI-H Inmate Veterans' Group Walk-A-Thon On May 15 Will Benefit Fisher House
May 3, 2010 A Week to Honor Public Safety and Correctional Employees
Apr 21, 2010 State Agencies Highlight Spring Tree Planting Efforts
Apr 20, 2010 ECI Cognitive Behavioral Program Celebrates 12th Anniversary On April 26
Apr 15, 2010 Williamsport-Division of Correction Partnership to be Lauded Friday, April 16th at 11 a.m.
Apr 14, 2010 Spring Tree Planting Media Event
Apr 13, 2010 Mercy Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit To Display Baby Items Knitted By Male Inmates at Division of Correction's Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore
Apr 13, 2010 DPSCS National Crime Victims' Rights Week Annual Ceremony at Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville Monday, April 19 at 9:30 a.m.
Apr 12, 2010 Full Slate of DPSCS Events in Honor of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 18-24
Apr 06, 2010 Baltimore Area Prisons Donate to the American Red Cross of Central Maryland to Benefit Ongoing Haiti Relief Efforts
Mar 29, 2010 Cortney Fisher Appointed Director of Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Mar 26, 2010 Maryland Correctional Enterprises CEO Receives National Award for His Prison Industries Successes
Mar 11, 2010 There's Room at The In(take Center) for Drunken Drivers
Mar 08, 2010 The Big Read is Coming to ECI's Prison Library
Mar 05, 2010 Philip Pié Sworn-In As New DPSCS Deputy Secretary for Programs and Services
Mar 05, 2010 DPSCS Takes Disciplinary Action in Wake of Last Week's Erroneous Release of Inmate
Mar 03, 2010 Changes in Release Policies and Procedures for Baltimore DOC Inmates
Mar 01, 2010 The Big Read is Coming to Two Maryland Prison Libraries
Feb 26, 2010 Mistakenly Released Inmate Recaptured in West Virginia
Feb 26, 2010 Mistakenly Release Inmate Recaptured
Feb 25, 2010 Erroneous Release of Inmate In Baltimore City
Feb 22, 2010 DPSCS CY09 Secretary's Report - End of Year Update: Safer Institutions, Better Technology, and More Inmates at Work
Feb 18, 2010 DPSCS Supports Alternatives to Violence Recruitment and Expansion Drive
Feb 08, 2010 Inmate Snow-Removal Crews Deployed In Baltimore City and Charles County
Feb 08, 2010 Inmates Help With MD Snow Removal
Feb 03, 2010 DOC Intelligence Nabs Prison Visitor Allegedly Attempting to Bring Drugs Into RCI
Jan 29, 2010 Maryland DOC Hosting Russian and Colombian Prison Chaplains and Leaders At Jessup Correctional Institution
Jan 19, 2010 DPSCS Secretary Maynard Testifies In Support Of Bill Making Possession of Cell Phones in Correctional Facilities a Felony
Jan 15, 2010 Parole and Probation Supervisor's 4th Annual Dr. MLK Jr. Basketball Classic
Jan 13, 2010 DPSCS Appoints New Assistant Secretary for Treatment Services Commissions
Jan 07, 2010 Police Veteran Charles Rapp Appointed Executive Director of Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions
Dec 21, 2009 ECI Inmates' Flintstones Float is a Big Hit at Shore Parades
Dec 21, 2009 The Ravens Played Thanks in Part To Tremendous DOC Inmate Snow-Clearing Effort
Dec 21, 2009 New Commissioner of Maryland Division of Pretrial Detention and Services Named
Dec 18, 2009 DPSCS Employees Spread Holiday Cheer Statewide
Dec 17, 2009 DPSCS Statement on Correctional Officer Terminations at Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
Dec 10, 2009 Inmate Charged With Assaulting Correctional Officer at North Branch
Dec 10, 2009 DPSCS Correctional Officer Among Those Honored at 30th Annual Governor's Crime Prevention Awards
Dec 10, 2009 Christmas Party for needy families at "Supermax" Friday, Dec. 11
Dec 08, 2009 Maryland Community Crime Prevention Institute Sponsors 30th Annual Governor's Crime Prevention Awards
Dec 07, 2009 Hotel Shooting Suspect Not Under Probation Supervision
Dec 04, 2009 DPSCS Fall Tree Planting Underway
Dec 03, 2009 WCI To Donate 1,000th Inmate-Made Pillowcase To ConKerr Cancer Foundation
Dec 01, 2009 Maryland State Police and DPSCS IIU Investigating Apparent Inmate Homicide At Western Correctional Institution
Dec 01, 2009 Metropolitan Transition Center Employees To Throw Another Breakfast With Santa Party for Elementary Students
Nov 30, 2009 DPSCS IIU and MCI Intel Investigating Two Unrelated Stabbings This Past Weekend
Nov 24, 2009 JCI and MTC Correctional Officers Deliver Thanksgiving Baskets to Baltimore Families
Nov 23, 2009 Denise Gelsinger Named Facility Administrator For Harold E. Donnel Pre-Release Unit At MCTC
Nov 16, 2009 Annual Patuxent Quilt Show Gives Women Inmates A Chance to Give Back to Society
Nov 16, 2009 WCI Inmates to Help Clear Trail To B-52 Bomber Crash Site
Nov 12, 2009 Former Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty on Drug Charges
Nov 12, 2009 DPSCS Correctional Facilities Receive First Doses of H1N1 Vaccine
Nov 10, 2009 MD. Correctional Enterprises Inmates to Launder 5,000 Donated Bras as Part of Breast Cancer Charity Campaign
Nov 09, 2009 Inmate Stabbed at Eastern Correctional Institution, Dies From Wounds
Nov 04, 2009 DPSCS Announces $1.1 Million Security Equipment Purchase
Oct 29, 2009 Keeping a Thanksgiving Tradition Going
Oct 28, 2009 DPSCS Announces Statewide Community Escape Notification System
Oct 26, 2009 DPSCS to Unveil Statewide Community Escape Alert System
Oct 24, 2009 Maryland's 2nd Annual Comprehensive Re-Entry Conference for Female Inmates
Oct 23, 2009 Division of Parole and Probation Halloween Initiative Will Target Child Sex Offenders
Oct 21, 2009 Inmate Briefly Hospitalized After Assault at WC
Oct 21, 2009 Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions Announce 24th D.A.R.E. Officer Training Class Graduation
Oct 20, 2009 Baltimore Woman Arrested For Allegedly Attempting to Deliver Drugs To RCI Inmates
Oct 17, 2009 World-Renowned Pianist To Perform At Maryland Correctional Institution For Women
Oct 15, 2009 Detainee Stabbed to Death At Baltimore City Detention Center
Oct 05, 2009 Three North Branch Officers To Be Honored For Saving an Inmate's Life
Oct 01, 2009 Sentencing Commission public hearing
Oct 01, 2009 On First Day of New Law, Parole and Probation Executes Six Warrants, Four For Violent Offenders
Sept 28, 2009 WCI-North Branch Correctional Team Wins Award At Annual Law Enforcement Awareness Day
Sept 28, 2009 Two Hagerstown Prison Veterans' Groups Raise Nearly $3,500 for Charity in Walk-A-Thons
Sept 14, 2009 Another Milestone for Inmate Oyster Reclamation Effort
Sept 14, 2009 Incarcerated Veterans of Roxbury Holding First Ever POW-MIA Remembrance Ceremony Behind Bars
Sept 11, 2009 Emergency Number Systems Board's Annual 9-1-1 Day of Celebration
Sept 05, 2009 The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt and Girl Scouts Beyond Bars bring Love Your Tree program to MCIW inmates and daughters.
Sept 04, 2009 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification
Sept 03, 2009 First of its Kind Cell Phone Detection Technology Demonstration Held Today in Vacant Maryland Prison
Sept 01, 2009 DPSCS to Test Cell Phone Detection Technology
Sept 01, 2009 National Association of Women Judges and MCIW looking for Offender Re-entry Conference Sponsors
Aug 27, 2009 Correctional Officer Found Shot to Death In Baltimore City
Aug 26, 2009 DPSCS To Close Herman L. Toulson Correctional Facility
Aug 21, 2009 Pretrial Commissioner Take On New Role After Three Years
Aug 18, 2009 DPSCS' Claude Nelson Honored With D.A.R.E.'s Lifetime Achievement Award
July 31, 2009 DPSCS Releases End of FY09 Report
July 15, 2009 Secretary Gary Maynard Testifies Before Congress In Support of Bill That Would Allow Jamming Cell Phones in Prisons
July 07, 2009 DPSCS Donates 125 Tons of Stones To Help Restore Structures at Antietam National Battlefield
June 24, 2009 Graduation Marks First Year of MCE Re-entry Program
June 24, 2009 Lethal Injection Regulations Moving Forward
June 12, 2009 DPSCS Secretary Honored by Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association
June 11, 2009 Two Inmates Charged With Making Bomb Threats
June 08, 2009 DOC Sniper Team Places Seventh in Elite Competition
June 04, 2009 Cumberland Prisons Will Contribute To Day of Caring and Sharing
May 29, 2009 Another Milestone for Governor's Smart, Green & Growing and DPSCS Public Safety Works Campaigns
May 29, 2009 Annual Division of Correction Tug of War and Walk/Run To Benefit Special Olympics is Tuesday, June 2
May 28, 2009 Federal Indictment of 42 Alleged Bloods Members Shows Further Cooperation between DPSCS and Law Enforcement
May 22, 2009 Tree-Planting Blitz Takes DPSCS Over 200,000 Tree Mark
May 22, 2009 Baltimore City Detention Center Shakedown Yields Significant Contraband Seizure
May 21, 2009 Tree-Planting Blitz Takes DPSCS Over 200,000 Tree Mark
May 19, 2009 Governor Signs Bill Allowing Parole and Probation Faster Action on Warrant-Issuing
May 18, 2009 Next Project For WCI Inmates- Bear-Proof Enclosures to Protect Campers Food at Deep Creek Lake
May 18, 2009 Secretary Maynard, His Chief of Staff, and DOCs Director of Programs and Services To Speak At Goodwill Industries Panel Discussion On Re-Entry in Frederick Tonight
May 15, 2009 Fast Action BY DOC Intelligence Unit and Contract Food Worker Leads to Major Contraband Interdiction At Metropolitan Transition Center in Baltimore
May 15, 2009 Eastern Pre-Release Inmates Nearing Completion of Third Habitat For Humanity House in Federalsburg - Partnership Fits in With Secretary Maynard's - Expanded Public Safety Works Campaign
May 12, 2009 DOC Intelligence Leads to Federal Murder Indictments Thanks to Modified Cell Phone
May 12, 2009 DPSCS To Dedicate Rescue Farm for Retired Racehorses Thursday, May 14 at 10 a.m. on Slacks Rd. in Sykesville - Partnership with Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation - Inmates Built the Barn and Will Care For the Horses
May 07, 2009 Hundreds of DPSCS Employees to be Honored During Annual Employee Appreciation Event TOMORROW, Friday, May 8 at Blobs Park in Jessup
May 07, 2009 MCIH Veteran-Inmates To Hold Walk-a-Thon Benefiting Fisher House Rehabilitation Center For Disabled and Wounded Soldiers
May 01, 2009 Public Safety and Correctional Employee Appreciation Week is May 3-9
Apr 24, 2009 Victims' Rights Advocate Roberta Roper to Speak At DPSCS
Apr 22, 2009 DPSCS To Commemorate Victims' Rights Week
Apr 22, 2009 Tobacco found outside of Prison Complex
Apr 21, 2009 Hagerstown and Jessup Honor Guard Teams Tie For First In Inaugural DPSCS Honor Guard Competition
Apr 16, 2009 DPSCS and DOC Praised for Unprecedented Work Rooting out Corruption in Wake of Federal Sting
Apr 16, 2009 Inmate Allegedly Killed by Cellmate at WCI
Apr 09, 2009 Hagerstown DOC Prisons to Test Emergency Siren April 14 and 15 - Alert System Part of Enhanced Emergency Notification System For the Community
Apr 09, 2009 Mens' Mentoring Group Celebrates First Successful Year At Baltimore City Pretrial Facility - "Iron Sharpens Iron" Anniversary at Jail Industries Building April 13
Apr 02, 2009 Homicide at Baltimore City Detention Center Detainee Killed and suspect Identified
Mar 19, 2009 DOC K-9 Officers Win Numerous Honors From U.S. Police Canine Association Unit To Be Honored Saturday, 3/21 in Greenbelt
Mar 19, 2009 Secretary Gary Maynard to Testify in Support Of House Bill 1387 On Gangs
Mar 16, 2009 Maryland Senate Confirms Pat McGee as Director of Maryland Division of Parole and Probation
Mar 09, 2009 Leadership Change at NBCI - Warden Bobby Shearin to Move Next Door From WCI
Feb 13, 2009 Division of Pretrial Detention and Services to Host Second Annual Youth Empowerment and Awareness Summit on February 19
Feb 05, 2009 Authorities Search for Escapee From the Maryland Correctional Institution - Hagerstown
Feb 05, 2009 Four Correctional Officers Suspended In Wake of Killers Escape From MCI-H
Feb 05, 2009 Eastern Pre-Release Unit Earns 100% Compliance in State Audit
Feb 05, 2009 One MCTC Officer Charged, Another Resigns Amid Contraband (tobacco) Probe
Jan 27, 2009 Four Correctional Officers Suspended In Wake of Killers Escape from MCI-H
Jan 17, 2009 Authorities Search for Escapee From the Maryland Correctional Institution - Hagerstown
Jan 17, 2009 Authorities Search for Escapee From the Maryland Correctional Institution - Hagerstown
Dec 10, 2008 Toys Made By WCI Inmates Donated to Garrett Mentors, Inc.
Dec 09, 2008 ECI Inmate-Built Parade Floats Featured In Americas Float Museum - American Celebration on Parade in Virginia's - Shenandoah Valley Honors ECI Staff and Inmates With Large Display
Dec 02, 2008 Maryland's D.A.R.E. Program Hits the Road in Style
Dec 02, 2008 Inmates Facing Criminal Charges after Assault Sends Three North Branch Correctional Officers to the Hospital
Nov 13, 2008 More Unsung Public Safety Heros Join the Ranks - Parole and Probation Academy Graduating 35 Agents
Nov 13, 2008 CSAFE-ViolencePrevention Initiative Summit Thursday , November 13 at La Fountain Bleu in Glen Burnie
Nov 06, 2008 ECI Celebrates 10 years of Cognitive Behavioral Program success - Friday November 7 at 11 a.m.
Nov 06, 2008 WCI Officer takes an important message into Bel Air Elementary S.T.E.P.S. Program - Monday, November 10 at 1-30 p.m.
Nov 05, 2008 Department of Veterans Affairs and DPSCS To Hold Commemorative Veterans Day Planting at Garrison Forest State Veterans Cemetery Friday, November 7
Oct 30, 2008 Maryland Inmates Prepare Turkeys for a Baltimore Thanksgiving Tradition - Maryland Correctional Enterprises' inmate workforce to process over 700 Thanksgiving turkeys for the Bea Gaddy Foundation
Oct 23, 2008 Division of Parole and Probation Halloween Safety Initiative - Sex Offender Home Checks With Law Enforcement, Restrictions on Halloween Activity For Certain Offenders
Oct 21, 2008 Detection dogs sniff out cell phones at demonstration in Hagerstown
Oct 20, 2008 Imprisoned vets tell their war stories for history
Oct 20, 2008 Outfitting Man's Best Friend for Safety - Western Correctional Institution Equipping K9s With Stab Vests, Donating to Allied Agencies
Oct 20, 2008 Division of Correction K9 Unit To Train States DOCs On the Use of Cell Phone Detector Dogs
Oct 16, 2008 Public Places Meant to Heal
Oct 16, 2008 Public Safety "GOES FOR GOLD" during the 2008 Maryland Charity Campaign
Oct 10, 2008 Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit and the Somerset SHA Team Up to Help Local Hospital
Oct 10, 2008 DPSCS Eastern Shore Employees Searched against Commissioners Orders
Oct 01, 2008 Western Correctional Institution's Meditation Garden and Master Gardening Program Featured in Foundation's New Book
Sept 26, 2008 Parole and Probation Agents Help Baltimore County Police Department Nab Their Guy
Sept 25, 2008 Eastern Pre-Release Inmates Helping to Build Playing Fields In New Queen Anne's - County Park - Eleven Men Laying Four Truckloads of Sod Daily
Sept 24, 2008 MCIH's Long-Running Youth Diversion Program Celebrates Young Lives Saved Prisoners Against Teen Tragedy Donates $1,000 to HCC For Scholarships
Sept 24, 2008 From Delmarva 47 News in Salisbury - MD Governor Unveils Plan For Citizens To Help Restore Oysters By ELAINA ATHANS -- WMDT
Sept 24, 2008 Governor O'Malley Announces New Citizen Oyster-Growing Program - DPSCS Provides Cages (Release provided by O'Malley Press Office)
Sept 23, 2008 Parole and Probation Agent Honored by U.S. Attorney - Lt. Kevin Baylin's EXILE Efforts Have Helped Prosecutors Lock Up Violent Repeat Offenders
Sept 23, 2008 WCI Set to Begin Second Master Gardening Class for Inmates Horticulture-and-Greenhouse Program Has Been a Huge Success
Sept 17, 2008 Inmates Show Off Musical Talents At Annual Art Show
Sept 15, 2008 MCTC Inmate Walk-a-Thon For C-SAFE Head Start After-School Program for At-Risk Kids in Hagerstown, Saturday, October 20 From 9-2
Sept 15, 2008 Correctional Officers to Tee-Off For Charity, Annual Wroten-McGuinn Golf Tourney At Wisp, Friday, September 19
Sept 10, 2008 9-1-1 Day of Celebration Honors 9-1-1 Center Employees
Sept 10, 2008 98 Patuxent Institution Inmates To Receive Diplomas, Degrees, and Occupational Certificates
Sept 04, 2008 Roxbury Correctional Officer Charged With Bringing Contraband Into Prison
Sept 03, 2008 Division of Correction Walk-Off Notification UPDATE -- One Offender Captured by Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Department
Aug 29, 2008 JCI Warden Earns Certified Corrections Executive Honor From American Correctional Association
Aug 26, 2008 WCI Expands Community Service With First Road Crew for Garrett County
Aug 21, 2008 DPSCS Names Thomas Sullivan to Lead Office of Inmate Health Services Veteran Administrator Has Unique Correctional and Medical Background
Aug 15, 2008 From the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy - Criminal Sentencing Policy Hearing
Aug 04, 2008 Change of Leadership Ceremony- Warden Naomi Williams
Aug 04, 2008 Would-Be Contraband Stopped Short of Brockbridge Correctional Facility
July 28, 2008 Division of Parole and Probation Academy to Graduate 47 Agents
July 28, 2008 Change of Leadership Ceremony- Otis Merritt to be Officially Installed as Warden of Baltimore City Detention Center
July 16, 2008 DPSCS Salutes Parole and Probation Agents For Their Outstanding Community Supervision Efforts Across Maryland
July 14, 2008 At Chamber breakfast, Maynard discusses state prisons impact on Hagerstown
July 08, 2008 DPSCS News Conference to Announce Stepped-up Cell Phone Confiscation Effort
July 08, 2008 Inmates to be Honored at Alternative to Violence Graduation
July 01, 2008 Maryland Correctional Institution for Women to be showcased on CNN's Larry King Live
June 25, 2008 Division of Correction Community Works Inmate Crew Assists with Maintenance at Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville
June 25, 2008 Public Safety Secretary Participates in National Institute of Corrections Internet Broadcast of - Bridging the Gap - Corrections -- Police -- Educators Sharing Gang Intelligence
June 23, 2008 Baltimore City Detention Center Correctional Officer Stops Contraband Exchange
June 18, 2008 Two Employees Caught Smuggling Contraband into Baltimore City Detention Center over the Weekend
June 10, 2008 DPSCS Secretary Gary Maynard To Be Honored By Alternative Directions - Parole and Probation Agent Shelley Colston To Be Honored As " - Agent of the Year" -
June 10, 2008 DPSCS To Hold First Shore Re-Entry and Transition Services Town Meeting
June 04, 2008 WCI Inmates Will Support Allegany Relay for Life Set-Up
May 29, 2008 Correctional Officers from North Branch Correctional Institution finish third in Tug of War for the Special Olympics in Jessup
May 28, 2008 Annual Division of Correction Tug of War for Special Olympics
May 13, 2008 Governor O'Malley Signs House Bill 744
May 13, 2008 WCI Inmates Help Beautify Cumberland
May 06, 2008 Maryland Correctional Institution for Women and the Maryland State Department of Education to Hold Educational and Community Resources for Reentry Fair
May 04, 2008 Public Safety and Correctional Employee Appreciation Week is May 4-10
Apr 25, 2008 DPSCS Inmates to Plant 2,400 More Trees Statewide for National Arbor Day, Friday, April 25
Apr 25, 2008 Three Roxbury Officers Honored for Saving An Inmate's Life
Apr 25, 2008 Statewide CSAFE Academy April 29- May 1 At Public Safety Education and Training Center 6852 4th St. in Sykesville
Apr 21, 2008 Change of Leadership Ceremony- Patricia Goins-Johnson to be Formally Installed As Patuxent Institution Warden on Tuesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. 27-year veteran replaces retired Warden John Wilt
Apr 21, 2008 Patrick McGee Named to Lead Maryland Division of Parole and Probation
Apr 18, 2008 Inmate Walk-A-Thon for Victims Saturday, April 19 at MCTC in Hagerstown; Check Will Be Presented to Md. Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Apr 17, 2008 Victims' Rights Week Ceremony to Honor Slain Correctional Officer Tomorrow, Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at Central Booking
Apr 15, 2008 Victims' Rights Week Ceremony at North Branch Includes Pleas---and a Tree
Apr 08, 2008 Eight More Roxbury Officers Fired As Excessive Force Probe Continues
Apr 07, 2008 Kickoff for National Victims' Rights Week is Monday, April 14; DPSCS Will Dedicate Maryland Crime Victims' Remembrance Garden
Apr 07, 2008 Crime Victims' to Take Prison Tour Friday, April 11; Event is Part of National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Apr 04, 2008 Nine Roxbury Correctional Officers Fired Amid Allegations of Excessive Force Last Month
Mar 28, 2008 Division of Correction K9 Unit Officers Assist Annapolis Police in Drug Seizure And Warrant -Serving Operation
Mar 28, 2008 Hagerstown Region Division of Correction Prisons To Plant Thousands of Trees On Arbor Day, April 2
Mar 27, 2008 Eight Correctional Officers From North Branch Face Possible Termination As Excessive Force Probe Widens To Include Cumberland-Area Prison
Mar 25, 2008 DPSCS Will Plant One Million Trees in Maryland; Thousands to be Planted on Arbor Day, April 2
Mar 11, 2008 Change of Leadership Ceremony- William O. Filbert Installed As Warden Of Maryland Pre-Release System
Mar 07, 2008 Leadership Changes at Maryland Division of Pretrial Detention & Services.
Feb 29, 2008 Governor O'Malley Addresses Parole & Probations Violence Prevention Initiative. This link points to an Adobe pdf file. It will require Adobe Reader to view.
Feb 29, 2008 Change of Leadership Ceremony- New Warden to be Installed at MD Correctional Adjustment Center March 4 at 11 a.m..
Feb 22, 2008 Fugitive Recaptured 43 Years After Escaping From Maryland Correctional Facilitu.
Feb 22, 2008 Church Donates Books to MCI-J for Inmate-and-Children Reading Program
Jan 22, 2008 "WHY AM I LOCKED UP?" Youth Empowerment and Awareness Summit At Baltimore City Detention Center Thursday, January 24 From 9-1; 401 E. Eager St.
Jan 18, 2008 DPSCS Statement on the Conviction of Brandon Morris For the Murder of Officer Jeff Wroten
Jan 17, 2008 Shore CSAFE Offices Tip-Off Second Annual MLK Jr. Basketball Tournament in Easton on January 21
Jan 04, 2008 DPSCS Pledges to Work With Laurel Regional Hospital On Security Issues
Jan 03, 2008 DPSCS Reviewing Procedures and Policies In the Wake of Yesterdays Hospital Escape in Laurel
Dec 19, 2007 DPSCS Working with Law Enforcement and Asking Publics Help to Locate Mistakenly-Released Offender
Dec 18, 2007 Correctional Employees Mourn the Passing of Mr. Charles Tildon; Special advisor to four DPSCS Secretaries guided department-wide employee appreciation efforts
Dec 14, 2007 International Group to Donate Guitar To MCTC Volunteer Activities Coordinator
Dec 12, 2007 Division of Parole and Probation Academy to Graduate 25 Agents Friday, December 14 at 2 p.m. in Sykesville; Baltimore Police Commissioner Fred Bealefeld is Keynote Speaker
Dec 05, 2007 Western Correctional Institution to Honor Employees' Heroism During Special Ceremony on December 13 at 1 p.m. 30 Dietary employees were also honored last week
Dec 04, 2007 The Best Crime Prevention Programs to Be Honored at the 28 th Annual Governor's Crime Prevention Awards Banquet
Dec 01, 2007 Metropolitan Transition Center's Annual Breakfast With Santa at St. James and John School in Baltimore Friday, December 7
Nov 30, 2007 DPSCS Veteran to be Installed as President of the Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. December 5; Peter Juknelis is first ever from corrections field to hold post
Nov 27, 2007 Patricia Goins-Johnson Named Warden at Patuxent Institution Veteran administrator will replace retiring Warden John Wilt
Nov 09, 2007 Arthur Bremer Released from Prison on Mandatory Supervision After 35 Years
Nov 05, 2007 Annual Patuxent Quilt Show Gives Women Inmates A Chance to Give Back to Society; 25 Quilts to be Donated Wednesday, November 7
Oct 29, 2007 Shakespeare in Prison- Chesapeake Shakespeare Company to Perform Macbeth At Patuxent Institution on November 4
Oct 29, 2007 More Jobs for Allegany County- Western and North Branch Job Fair Wednesday, November 7 at 5-30 p.m.
Oct 17, 2007 DPSCS Announces the Appointments of John Michael Stouffer and Howard Ray, Jr., as Commissioners of the Division of Correction and Division of Pretrial Detention and Services, respectively
Oct 17, 2007 Keeping a Thanksgiving Tradition Going- Inmates at Maryland Correctional Enterprises Meat Plant in Hagerstown Will Prepare 500 Turkeys for Bea Gaddy Dinner
Oct 15, 2007 DPSCS and Maryland to Host 12th National Workshop On Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders October 20-24 in Baltimore
Oct 10, 2007 First MCI-J Career Fest for Inmates Tomorrow, October 11 from 8-3; DPSCS Teams-Up with Md. State Dept. of Education To Help Inmates Find Jobs
Sept 27, 2007 Change of Leadership Ceremony- New Warden to be Installed at North Branch Correctional Institution; Former Commissioner Rowley Takes Command October 5
Sept 17, 2007 Change of Leadership Ceremony- New Warden to be Installed at Western Correctional Institution on Tuesday, September 25 at 11 a.m.
Aug 29, 2007 Governor O'Malley Announces New Inmate Release Policy; Inmates To Be Released Closer To Home, Re-Entry-Services
Aug 28, 2007 Secretary Maynard Announces New Inmate Release Policy
Aug 16, 2007 DPSCS and MSDE To Unveil New Mobile Education/Library Unit for Soon-to-be-Released Inmates; August 22 at 12-30 p.m. At 920 Forrest Street in Baltimore
Aug 08, 2007 Maryland's Largest Prison Turns 20 on August 12 - Eastern Correctional Institution is Lower Delmarvas largest employer and a huge economic engine for Somerset County
Aug 03, 2007 DPSCS Agencies Help With National Night Out Events All Across Maryland; 24th Annual Night Out Against Crime Features Parties, Swimming, Important Crime-Fighting Information On Tuesday, August 7
July 20, 2007 Change of Leadership Ceremony- New Warden to be Installed at Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup July 27 at 10 a.m.
July 13, 2007 Maryland's Parole and Probation Employees to Be Honored July 15-21 During National Probation, Parole, and Community Supervision Week
July 13, 2007 Change of Leadership Ceremony- New Warden to be Installed at Jessup Correctional Institution July 24 at 10 a.m. Warden James Smith to Retire After 37 Years of Dedicated Service
July 09, 2007 Children of Women Inmates Attending Free Summer Camp At Episcopal Retreat in Frederick County
July 02, 2007 Firearms Safety Training Course Now Online - Police Training Commission initiative available to citizens 24-hours a day
June 14, 2007 Division of Parole and Probation Regional Administrator Named Board President For Middle Atlantic States Correctional Association
June 13, 2007 ECI Volunteer Activity Coordinators Honored By Alternative Directions in Baltimore
May 25, 2007 Veteran Correctional Officer Killed While Off-Duty in Baltimore
May 15, 2007 Division of Parole and Probations Proactive Community Supervision Wins Public Service Award
May 10, 2007 A Day to Honor Public Safety Employees and Correctional Officers; Tomorrow, Friday, May 11 at Blobs Park in Jessup
May 09, 2007 Patuxent Institution Annual Plant Sale Begins Thursday, May 10; Inmate-grown plants sold to benefit horticulture program which has been a model for many other prisons
May 03, 2007 State Employees Will Bid Farewell To The Maryland House of Correction Saturday, May 5
Apr 30, 2007 Statewide CSAFE Academy Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1 at Public Safety Education and Training Center
Apr 25, 2007 Division of Pretrial Detention and Services Victims' Rights Program
Apr 19, 2007 Crime Victims' to Take Prison Tour on Tuesday, April 24
Apr 18, 2007 Kickoff for National Victims' Rights Week is Monday, April 23
Apr 13, 2007 Gang Training For An Unusual Audience- Faith-Based Leaders as Well as Police Officers
Apr 11, 2007 Detainee Charged In Connection With Stabbing on Jail Van
Apr 02, 2007 Governor O'Malley closes Maryland House of Correction
Mar 27, 2007 "Mrs. Maryland" Adrienne Watson Carver Headlines a Tribute to Women's History Month at the Baltimore City Women's Detention Center, Thursday, March 29 from 10-noon
Mar 26, 2007 Inmate Indicted for Attack on Correctional Officer
Mar 26, 2007 DPSCS Internal Investigative Unit Detectives and Division of Correction Officers Stop Visitors from Allegedly Delivering Marijuana and Heroin to Roxbury Inmates
Mar 19, 2007 MARYLAND HOUSE OF CORRECTION IS CLOSED; Governor and DPSCS Secretary announce swift action- 655 inmates moved in one week to shut down 19th century maximum-security prison in Jessup
Mar 09, 2007 Edgewood Man Held on $100,000 Bond in Prison Marijuana Case - Man allegedly attempted to deliver pot to inmate
Mar 06, 2007 Maryland's Criminal Justice Information Systems Unveil New Technology to Improve Background Check Service
Mar 05, 2007 Inmate Faces Attempted Murder Charge in Attack on Correctional Officer; DPSCS Internal Investigative Unit Probe Results in Six Charges
Feb 03, 2007 Correctional Officer Rescues Van Driver at Patuxent Institution
Feb 01, 2007 Top British Criminal Justice Leader Turns to Maryland Division of Parole and Probation For Advice on Sex Offender Management and Community Supervision
Jan 22, 2007 Maryland Correctional Officer from the House of Correction to Receive the Medal of Valor From American Correctional Association