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Division of Correction to be Honored by National Alliance on Mental Illness

October 16, 2019
Towson, MD – The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will be giving the Maryland Division of Correction (DOC) its highest honor during the non-profit’s   ...Learn more

Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy Open Hearing

October 16, 2019
PRESS RELEASE ***For Immediate Release*** The annual public comments hearing of the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at   ...Learn more

Women’s Prison Warden Makes the Cover Of Washingtonian Magazine

September 26, 2019
Warden Margaret Chippendale has experienced a lot in forty-plus years of work in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Now, she can add   ...Learn more

Home Detention Unit Inmate Walks Off

July 17, 2019
  A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 27-year-old inmate who was deemed a walk off by the department’s Home Detention Unit. At   ...Learn more

Baltimore Inmate Fails to Return to Halfway House

July 13, 2019
A Baltimore inmate failed to return to a halfway house from his work release program early Saturday morning, July 13, 2019. Eric Wolferman, 40, is   ...Learn more

Fleeing Inmate Back in Custody

June 15, 2019
The Warrant Apprehension Unit of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services today captured an inmate who fled a Baltimore halfway house in   ...Learn more

Baltimore Woman Arrested For Allegedly Delivering Drugs to Inmate

June 15, 2019
Correctional officers working for the Department of Public Safety continue to crack down on drugs being smuggled into their facilities. A Baltimore woman was arrested today   ...Learn more

Authorities Search for Baltimore Inmate Walkoff

June 13, 2019
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a 28-year-old inmate who failed to return to a Baltimore halfway house on Wednesday, June   ...Learn more

Inmate Fails to Return to Baltimore Halfway House

April 25, 2019
      A warrant has been issued for the arrest of an 33-year-old inmate who failed to return from his work detail to a Baltimore halfway   ...Learn more

Inmate Fails to Return to Baltimore Halfway House

April 5, 2019
  An arrest warrant has been issued for a 54-year-old inmate who failed to return Thursday, April 4, 2019 to The Threshold Inc. halfway house   ...Learn more

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