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Maynard never held accountable

Public Safety Secretary Gary D. Maynard wants one or two more years to correct his mistakes running Maryland's correctional organization ("State, former inmate settle over jail beatings," May 2).

He is a great example of a public service employee who has worked his entire adult career being paid by taxpayer dollars working in or running agencies that do not have frequent audits or hold employees responsible for their actions.

Joe Heming

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