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State of Maryland
Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services
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Mark Vernarelli
410-339-5065 ~ mvernarelli@dpscs.state.md.us

DPSCS Announces New North Region Executive Director

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TOWSON, MD (November 15, 2013) ---The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) today announced that Wayne Webb has been promoted to Regional Executive Director of the Department’s North Region.

Mr. Webb, a 27-year DPSCS veteran, has held virtually every post inside Maryland prisons, overseeing custody, security operations, intelligence, inmate programming, and re-entry services during his long career.

He began with DPSCS in 1986 as a correctional officer in Jessup after graduating from Mansfield University with a degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Rising through the ranks, Mr. Webb eventually transferred to Hagerstown, where he held key posts in two of the Department’s largest correctional facilities. He became Security Chief, Facility Administrator, Assistant Warden, and Warden.

Mr. Webb took over as Warden of the Maryland Correctional Training Center in 2011, then moved in the same capacity to Maryland Correctional Institution-Hagerstown (MCI-H) at the end of 2012.

At MCI-H, Mr. Webb instituted a number of security and programming changes that were well received by staff and inmates alike. The prison became the first in the nation to have incarcerated veterans training service dogs for wounded American service people.

“Wayne is a solid correctional leader who leads by communicating well and understanding the complex operations of prisons and community supervision work,” said DPSCS Secretary Gary Maynard.

In his new role, Mr. Webb will preside over five Western Maryland prisons, plus Community Supervision offices throughout the northern tier of the state reaching all the way to Baltimore’s suburbs.