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01-05-2007 Lt. Governor to Donate More Computers To Eager Street Academy Monday, January 8
12-05-2006 Correctional Officers Join Santa to Give City Kids a Special Day On December 8th
12-01-2006 Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Presents Governor's Crime Prevention Awards December 7
11-13-2006 Patuxent Institution's Annual Inmate Quilt Show November 15th
11-01-2006 Maryland Inmates Prepare Turkeys for a Baltimore Thanksgiving Tradition
10-24-2006 Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Holds First Inmate Health Summit - Experts Discuss Healthcare to Offenders After Prison
10-23-2006 MCTC'S First Therapeutic Community Inmates to Graduate Wednesday, October 25 in Hagerstown
10-18-2006 Eastern Region CSAFE Summit Thursday, October 19th at Ramada Inn BWI, 7253 Parkway Drive, Hanover
10-10-2006 Correctional Officers Wroten and McGuinn To Be Honored by Knights of Columbus Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
10-03-2006 Division of Correction Golf Tournament to Benefit Children of Slain Officers on Friday, October 6 at Black Rock in Hagerstown
10-02-2006 Division of Correction to Host Major Gang Conference October 4th and 5th in Sykesville
09-15-2006 Public Defender's Office Drops Suit Against Central Booking and Intake Center; Agency acknowledges "24-hour rule" violations virtually eliminated
09-11-2006 State's 9-1-1 Center Employees to be Honored on Wednesday, September 13th
09-08-2006 September 11th is 9-1-1 EMERGENCY NUMBER DAY in Maryland - A day to thank all the 9-1-1 employees for helping to save lives
09-07-2006 Chaplain At Western Correctional Institution To Be Honored By Seventh Day Adventist Church; Galen Beitzel "Chaplain of the Year for Prison Ministry"
09-06-2006 Inmate Charged in Attack on Correctional Officer; Commissioner Gives Priority to Inspecting the Facility and Speaks With Injured Officer at Home
08-31-2006 Eastern Correctional Institution Inmate-Made Float Ready for the Crisfield Crab Derby Labor Day Weekend
08-23-2006 New Acting Commissioner of DOC Announced
08-17-2006 The annual Public Comments Hearing of the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy is scheduled for Monday, September 18, 2006 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
08-03-2006 More Than 2,000 Pay Final Respects to Officer David McGuinn
07-31-2006 Funeral Arrangements for Correctional Officer David McGuinn - Funeral Services Thursday in Atlantic City
07-26-2006 Correctional Officer Fatally Stabbed at Maryland House of Correction
07-21-2006 Secretary Saar Appoints Scott S. Oakley Executive Director Of the Inmate Grievance Office
07-17-2006 Western Correctional Institution Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
07-14-2006 Maryland's Parole and Probation Employees Honored July 16-22 During National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week
07-11-2006 Children of Women Inmates Attending Free Summer Camp At Episcopal Retreat in Frederick County
06-26-2006 Eastern Correctional Institution to Dedicate New 140-Bed Unit On July 14
06-07-2006 Board of Public Works Awards Contract for Final Housing Unit at North Branch Correctional Institution Near Cumberland
05-05-2006 Maryland Correctional Institution-Jessup Celebrates 25th Anniversary
05-05-2006 Flowers, Trees, and Greenery Brighten the Old State Pen: Metropolitan Transition Center to Dedicate Meditation Garden on May 11
05-02-2006 From NASCAR Tickets to Homemade Desserts for a Month: Dozens of Items to be Auctioned with Proceeds to Benefit Children of Slain Correctional Officer Jeffery Wroten
05-02-2006 Public Safety and Correctional Employee Appreciation Week is May 7-13
04-05-2006 Crime Victims to Take Special Prison Tour on Friday, April 28
04-05-2006 Victims' Rights Week Open House and Award Ceremony - Tuesday, April 25th in Sykesville
03-14-2006 Division of Parole and Probation's Proactive Community Supervision Has Positive Effect on Offender Behavior
03-06-2006 Girl Scouts Behind Bars At Maryland Correctional Institution For Women - Actress/Dancer Maria Broom Performs With Scouts And Their Incarcerated Mothers
02-21-2006 DPSCS Secretary Mary Ann Saar Decries Denial Of Retroactive Raises For Correctional Officers
01-31-2006 Passing of Officer Jeffery Alan Wroten - Four-year veteran of DOC was father of five
01-21-2006 Governor Ehrlich Honors DPSCS Employees For Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort
12-16-2005 Division of Parole and Probation, Drinking Driver Monitor Program Urges Marylanders to Drive Sober For the Holidays
11-10-2005 DPSCS to Provide Referrals for $658,000 Federal Grant to Episcopal Community Services of Maryland
11-04-2005 Maryland Correctional Enterprises Inmates to Prepare Bea Gaddy's Thanksgiving Dinner Turkeys
11-04-2005 Stepped-up Contraband Effort Leads to a Number of Recent Arrests
11-03-2005 Patuxent Institution's Sixth Annual Quilt Show November 16
10-20-2005 Governor Ehrlich, National Speakers Slated For Maryland’s 1st Reentry Symposium on Oct. 24
10-19-2005 State Use Industries Is Now Maryland Correctional Enterprises
10-11-2005 Commissioner William J. Smith Announces New Assistant Warden To Have Oversight of Booking Area
09-22-2005 Governor Ehrlich Announces Significant Upgrade At State 9-1-1 Centers
09-08-2005 The Maryland Division of Parole and Probation Accepting Intakes for Supervised Criminal Offenders Who Have Been Evacuated From Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama
09-08-2005 DPSCS Coordinates Statewide Hurricane Relief Effort -
State Use Industries Trailers Will Transport Supplies to Affected Areas
09-07-2005 Annual Public Comments Hearing of the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy
09-02-2005 Hagerstown Prisons to Harvest Red Delicious Crop Beginning September 6th
09-02-2005 DPSCS Statewide Hurricane Relief Effort
07-06-2005 More Than Two Dozen Improvements Made to Speed-up The Processing of Arrestees at Central Booking
07-06-2005 New Warden Named For Baltimore Central Booking And Intake Center
07-06-2005 Inmate Art Exhibit Coming to UMES Mosley Gallery
06-15-2005 International Association of Correctional Officers Awards National Correctional Officer of the Year
06-15-2005 Exhibit of Inmate Art to Benefit Victims of Crime
06-10-2005 Western Correctional Institution To Dedicate Nation's First Prison Peace Garden
06-10-2005 Hagerstown K-9 officers’ pursuit of escapee included 50-yard swim - Commissioner issues commendation
05-12-2005Annual Division of Correction Torch Run, Walk, and Tug of War for Special Olympics is Tuesday, May 17
04-25-2005Women Inmates' Career Fest 2005 Is Wednesday, April 27
04-05-2005DPSCS Honors Victims And Advocates For National Victims' Rights Week
04-05-2005Crime Victims To Take Special Prison Tour on Thursday, April 14
04-05-2005News Videographer Whose Mother Was Murdered To Deliver Keynote Address For Maryland's National Victims' Rights Week Kickoff
03-31-2005 MD Parole and Probation is a National Leader
03-31-2005 "Tools of the Trade" Manual for Community Supervision Released by National Institute of Corrections U.S. Department of Justice
03-16-2005 Western Correctional Institution Officer Receives Prestigious Award From Md. Law Enforcement Officers, Inc.
01-27-2005 Fast-Acting Correctional Officer Prevents Murder Suspect From Escaping Central Booking in Baltimore
01-05-2005 13 Correctional Officers Honored On Wednesday, January 5th For Their Roles During Kitchen Fire At Patuxent Institution
11-30-2004 Governor Ehrlich and State Leaders Dedicate New Public Safety Education and Training Center
11-08-2004 State Use Industries Inmates Help Prepare Bea Gaddy's Thanksgiving Dinner Turkeys
09-17-2004 Apples From the Inmates
09-15-2004 State's 9-1-1 Center Employees to be Honored September 15th
08-16-2004 National Report Cities Maryland's Commitment To Better Classification Of Inmates And Committment To Paroles
08-08-2004 MD Prison System to Begin “Purpose-Driven Life”; Volunteer teachers, donated materials, no cost to taxpayers
07-23-2004 Susan Murphy Named Warden at Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center
07-21-2004 Think It’s Easy To Drive Under The Influence? Allegany Fairgoers Will Find Out Otherwide, Thanks To Drinking Driver Monitor Program
07-15-2004 Children’s Day at Women’s Prison Helps Mothers Bond With Their Teenagers
07-15-2004 Salisbury to Host Statewide Kickoff for National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week Events
07-09-2004 Maryland's Parole and Probation Agents Will Be Honored During Parole, Probation, and Community Supervision Week July 18-24
05-06-2004 Lt. Gov. Steele to Attend Annual Torch Run, Walk, and Tug of War for Special Olympics on Tuesday, May 18 at 10 a.m. in Jessup; Events will raise thousands for charity