New Baltimore Juvenile Jail Draws Strong Opposition

By Sam Smith
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

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

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

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

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
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.