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June 17, 2017
Due to an incident inmate visits for all inmates housed at ECI west compound Housing Unit 2 are cancelled on Saturday June 17th and Sunday June 18th. Learn more

Parole and Probation agents and supervisors: Excellent!

June 16, 2017
  TOWSON, MD — Central Region Parole and Probation agents and supervisors were recognized for excellence during a daylong regional summit today. Special awards went to Agent Sharon Colvin, Agent Kesha Matthew, Field Supervisor Nakia Kutcherman, and Field Supervisor Lynnel Smith. Hats off to these hardworking employees, and to all of the roughly 70 field supervisors and the several hundred agents they work ... Learn more

Summer opens with open barn at Second Chances

June 9, 2017
TOWSON, MD — About 100 people attended our Second Chances Farm open barn last weekend, getting a chance to feed and pet our retired thoroughbred horses who are cared for by inmates. Our director, Sarah Stein, met with visitors about volunteering at the barn and sponsoring a horse through the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, which runs the program with Public Safety. Second Chances in ... Learn more

Parole and Probation agent treats us “All like human beings”

June 8, 2017
TOWSON, MD — The June 7 graduation of nearly 100 GED and trade program inmates at Public Safety’s largest prison featured accolades for Snow Hill Parole and Probation Agent Michelle Peeples as well as hard-working Eastern Correctional Institution and Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR) Correctional Education employees. Richard Alchin left Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover in 2014. Through hard work, ... Learn more

Moyer selected to lead drug trafficking fight

June 7, 2017
TOWSON, MD – Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Secretary Stephen T. Moyer will lead a program aimed at addressing drug trafficking in the Washington and Baltimore region. Moyer, who served for 24 years as a Maryland State Trooper and Lieutenant Colonel, was selected as Vice-chairman and eventual Chairman of the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). The federal ... Learn more

Former probationer credits “angel” agent for turning his life around

June 6, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Veteran Parole and Probation Agent Morgan Wiggins believes in treating everyone with dignity, and helping everyone to succeed. This spring, her efforts have been recognized in a most amazing way: an offender she supervised sent a two-page letter to Parole and Probation headquarters. praising Agent Wiggins and all that she did to assist him. The letter writer now works ... Learn more

Holly Poultry expands in Baltimore, adding jobs for those who can ‘cut it’

June 6, 2017
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Inmate trained service dogs changing lives

June 6, 2017
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CTX The CTX Team brings Department culture to a higher plane

June 5, 2017
TOWSON, MD — The Public Safety Commitment to Excellence (CTX) team descended on Towson last week to help Secretary Stephen Moyer recognize some of our employees for unique skills they bring to the Public Safety team. CTX also took the opportunity to thank those who have been helping *them* as they work toward their mission of elevating the Department’s culture. Shown above are ... Learn more

Baseball great Darryl Strawberry a hit at Public Safety

May 30, 2017
TOWSON, MD — Baseball great and slugger Darryl Strawberry recently visited with Public Safety offenders in Hagerstown challenging them to turn their lives around and make a positive difference in the world. Strawberry, now a minister with Strawberry Ministries, has won four baseball World Series rings. He met with over 300 inmates combined at the Maryland Correctional Training Center and Roxbury ... Learn more