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Parole and Probation Academy graduates 28

October 18, 2016
img_2471 TOWSON, MD — Twenty-eight men and women joined the front lines of the community safety battle on Friday when the Parole and Probation Academy graduated   ...Learn more

Officers learn to diffuse mental health crisis

October 13, 2016
citphoto TOWSON, MD — About 30 correctional officers from around the state spent a week in Cumberland recently learning how to identify and diffuse   ...Learn more

Public Safety goes back to school

September 1, 2016
AD1_3856 TOWSON, MD — It’s back to school time and the Department of Public Safety is helping out some of its neighbors in Baltimore City. Staff   ...Learn more

Correctional Officers of the Month recover phones, drugs, and more

August 1, 2016
RCIEmployeeOfthemonth   TOWSON, MD – Congratulations to the Roxbury Correctional Institution’s Employees of the Month, COII Ryan Thomas, COII Richard Hague, and COII Shawn Pendergast. In late June, the   ...Learn more

Teenager takes time for America’s VetDogs

June 13, 2016
VetDogsMariott TOWSON, MD — The Public Safety community reaches beyond our employees, as is demonstrated by 14-year-old Andrew Marriott. For his Eagle Scout badge, the Boy Scout   ...Learn more

Public Safety veteran focuses on stick-up men — and men with sticks

May 20, 2016
PhilRosettiLacrosse TOWSON, MD — In his “day job,” Public Safety veteran Phil Rossetti faces plenty of stress. As a key intel officer assigned to work with Baltimore   ...Learn more

Honor Guard represents Public Safety at annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

May 7, 2016
HonorGuard4 Washington, D.C. – The Jessup Correctional Institution Honor Guard was again asked to participate in the National Correctional Employees Week Wreath Laying Ceremony. Saturday, May 7 was   ...Learn more

Stealth agency keeps Baltimore streets safer for 50 years

March 21, 2016
AD1_2797 Robert Weisengoff views his Pretrial Release Services Program in Baltimore as the stealth unit of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional   ...Learn more

Clearing the record through expungement

March 1, 2016
AD2_6154 TOWSON, MD — Rishawn White doesn’t view her position as the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services’ expungement manager to be a   ...Learn more

Black History Month: Celebrating Marylanders

February 8, 2016
Marshall TOWSON, MD — In honor of Black History Month, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services remembers Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993). The first African American   ...Learn more