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The big question about Baltimore's jail scandal
Points to Del. Dereck Davis for the question of the day at the General Assembly's hearing on the pervasive corruption at the state-run Baltimore City Detention Center. Corrections secretary Gary Maynard had just made an extensive presentation about the various successes of his term and the steps he has taken since federal prosecutors brought indictments against 13 guards and 12 inmates at the BCDC. If you have known since 2009 that the Black Guerrilla Family gang was a major problem in that facility, Mr. Davis asked, why didn't you take any of these steps before?
June 6, 2013