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Offender Walk Away from Halfway House

February 14, 2018
Towson, MD (February 14, 2018) – Authorities are searching for an offender who walked away from a Baltimore halfway house on Thursday afternoon, February 13, 2018. Kyle Wilkerson, 30, left the Threshold Inc. facility at 1702 St. Paul Street in Baltimore at about 5:10 p.m. without permission. Wilkerson is serving a three-year sentence for handgun violations. A warrant has been issued ... Learn more

Employee’s Book Uses Black History to Teach Violent Inmates Meditation

February 13, 2018
Department data analyst Cortez Rainey noticed a rise in violence at the former Baltimore City Detention Center and offered an unconventional way to combat it: meditation. The 34-year department veteran convinced hardened jail administrators to start a program to teach women and juveniles how to calm their minds and reject the impulses that led to their criminal behavior. “These guys kept coming ... Learn more

Authorities Search for Home Detention Walk-Off

February 9, 2018
An arrest warrant has been issued for an inmate on home detention who failed to return to his residence after a visit with his case manager on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Calvin Nathaniel Green Jr., 57, is serving an eight-year sentence for theft. He visited his case manager at 11 a.m. at 2100 Guilford Avenue in Baltimore. He was given two hours ... Learn more

Baltimore Inmate Halfway House Walk-Off

February 6, 2018
Police and the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Warrant Apprehension Unit are searching for Samuel Doane, an inmate who failed to return to the Threshold Inc. halfway house in Baltimore on Monday afternoon, February 5, 2018. Sloane, 55, is serving a one-year sentence for burglary and was last seen at the Eastside Career Center in Baltimore, where he was ... Learn more

Baltimore Inmate Walks Off

January 30, 2018
TOWSON, MD (January 30, 2018) – Baltimore Police and the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Warrant Apprehension Unit are searching for an inmate who walked away from a Baltimore work detail on Monday, January 29, 2018. Thomas Rivera, 46, was assigned to Recreation and Parks #3 when he jumped out of a department van sitting at a ... Learn more

Governor Announces Prison Indictments

January 11, 2018
TOWSON, MD (January 11, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the indictment of two correctional officers and 16 inmate and citizen accomplices involved in a widespread drug smuggling ring. This represents the latest effort by the Hogan Administration to end corruption in Maryland’s prisons and correctional system. Governor Hogan was joined by State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt, Maryland Department ... Learn more

Governor Announces Anti-Corruption Actions

January 10, 2018
Governor Hogan to Announce Anti-Corruption Actions TOWSON, MD (January 10, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan will join State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt and Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer to announce recent anti-corruption actions in Maryland’s correctional system. Who: Governor Larry Hogan State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services ... Learn more

Baltimore Booking’s Mother Theresa

January 3, 2018
A visitor approaches the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center looking for Correctional Officer Sharhonda Gee. “Oh,” Security Chief Tyrell Wilson says. “You’re looking for Mother Theresa.” Sure enough, the 12-year correctional officer is on the steps of the facility leading a troop of fellow officers feeding hundreds of area homeless for the third year straight. The next week, she directs another ... Learn more

Police Seek Baltimore Walk Off

December 21, 2017
Towson, MD (December 21, 2017) – The Department of Public Safety is seeking information on the whereabouts of offender William Taylor who is on home detention. Taylor, 48, did not return to his residence on Saint Clair Crossings in Baltimore after a case manager’s visit at the Guilford Avenue Home Detention Office on the afternoon of December 20th, 2017. A search of ... Learn more

Here Comes The Judge

December 7, 2017
Maryland Correctional Officer Fanesha Jones-Bey stood on the sidewalk outside the former Baltimore City Detention Center two years ago when she spoke with department Secretary Stephen T. Moyer. Jones-Bey told Moyer she was about 50 college credits shy of getting a criminal justice degree. “He was like ‘What are you waiting for? Go back to school,’” Jones-Bey said. “I listened to him ... Learn more