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DPP Field Office Spotlight: Elkton

October 16, 2017
TOWSON, MD — At one time, Elkton was the wedding capital of the U.S. Today, the little city off Route 40 at the top of the Eastern Shore doesn’t hold that title any longer, but it does have a dedicated Parole and Probation team that keeps folks law-abiding and has a great relationship with law enforcement and partner agencies. The Elkton ... Learn more

DPP field office spotlight: Gaithersburg

October 10, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Many Marylanders may be surprised to hear that the largest population in the state is not in Baltimore or Prince George’s County, but in Montgomery County. About a million people now call Montgomery home. It’s such a large county — with so many people under supervision –that the Division of Parole and Probation has three offices: Silver ... Learn more

Walk-off alert: Dontrae Robinson

October 6, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Public Safety officials are looking for Dontrae Robinson, who walked off during transport from work release to the Eastern Correctional Institution, Annex on Friday, Oct. 6. Robinson is 28-years-old. He is 5-foot-11, weighs 190 pounds, and has brown eyes and black hair. At about 3:40 Friday afternoon, a Salisbury City bus was transporting offenders from the Wicomico City Landfill. At ... Learn more

Secretary Stephen Moyer on WBAL

October 3, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Secretary Stephen Moyer joined Bryan Nehman on WBAL Radio Tuesday to talk about corrections, officer safety, and our $5,000 incentive for new recruits. Click below to listen. Learn more

The Long-Awaited Baltimore City Youth Detention Center to Open Doors

October 3, 2017
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DPP Field Office Profile: Madison Street in Baltimore

October 2, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Just above Highlandtown, Canton, and Greektown, across Bocek Field from the 150 Amtrak and MARC trains that whoosh by daily, the Madison Street Field Office of the Division of Parole and Probation carries on as one of our busiest offices. One of a half-dozen field offices needed to handle the high volume of Baltimore City supervision cases, Madison ... Learn more

DPP Field Office Spotlight: Cambridge

September 25, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Nestled at the base of the Cambridge Harbor — the picturesque town so many beachgoers bypass in their hurry — is a treasure trove of history, shops, restaurants, and marine activity. Here, eight hardworking Division of Parole and Probation stalwarts contribute mightily to public safety in the waterfront town and the largely rural county in which it lies. “The City ... Learn more

$5,000 Incentive for new correctional officers

September 21, 2017
TOWSON, MD  – The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is offering new correctional officers $5,000 in financial incentives to join the department. Those who complete the correctional officer training academy will receive $2,000. An additional $3,000 incentive will be granted after the successful completion of their one-year probationary period on the job. The department already offers $500 to any ... Learn more

Easton Parole and Probation Field Office “Goes Purple”

September 21, 2017
TOWSON, MD  — Drinking Driver Monitor Supervisor Bonnie Ball-Doerfler, Parole and Probation Director Joe Clocker, and Easton Parole and Probation Supervisor Caroline George participated in Tuesday’s  substance abuse awareness event at Easton High School. Chris Herren, a former high school and college basketball star who lost his NBA career—and nearly everything else— to addiction, riveted the audience of more than 1,000 ... Learn more

DPP field office spotlight: Oakland

September 18, 2017
Today we begin a new weekly feature, profiling one of the more than 40 field offices and special units within the Division of Parole and Probation. Each week, we’ll salute the hard-working agents, Drinking Driver Program monitors, and other diligent staff who hold down the fort in DPP offices from Oakland to Ocean City, Preston St. to Prince Frederick, and Gay St. ... Learn more