New Baltimore Juvenile Jail Draws Strong Opposition

By Sam Smith
(11/15/2012)
Opposition was strong at a recent Senate Budget and Taxation Committee hearing on the proposed construction of a new youth detention center in Baltimore City to house youths charged as adults with violent crimes.

Detention Facilities Embrace Green Technology


(08/09/2012)
The Frederick County Adult Detention Center in Maryland is joining the growing list of prisons that are going green.

Potential Security Breach Leads to Replacement of Maryland Inmate Workers


(03/14/2012)
Some Medicaid users may be worried after auditors in Maryland revealed that inmates had access to patients’ Social Security numbers.

Md. Youth Jail To Be Scaled Back


(05/16/2011)
BALTIMORE — Construction of a juvenile detention center in East Baltimore could be delayed by a year after state prison officials announced they would reduce the size of the proposed $70 million facility.

Md. Considers Releasing Inmates to Save Money


(03/18/2011)
State legislators are considering cost-cutting ideas that include releasing enough inmates to close a prison in Maryland.

Working for Re-Entry

By Matthew Crawford
(10/23/2007)
The Frederick County Work Release Center in Maryland, a published project in the Academy of Justice Architecture's 2007 Justice Facilities Review, exemplifies what many corrections professionals consider a re-emergence of emphasis on offender re-entry.