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  • As city jail remains off-limits to reporters, Baltimore County opens its doors

    As city jail remains off-limits to reporters, Baltimore County opens its doors
    Inside an aged housing unit at the Baltimore County Detention Center one recent afternoon, a group of medium-security inmates — old and young, black and white — mingled in a common area, chatting and eating lunch off thick plastic trays. A...
  • Baltimore Detention Center security chief fighting dismissal

    Baltimore Detention Center security chief fighting dismissal
    The former security chief at the Baltimore City Detention Center is fighting her dismissal, her lawyer said Tuesday, arguing that she was used as a scapegoat in the wake of a federal corruption indictment that targeted corrections officers and inmates....
  • Armed drones could solve our gang problem

    Armed drones could solve our gang problem
    From following the news lately, it seems that we have two problems that might actually lead to a solution. You've been devoting a lot of ink to the Black Guerrilla Family gang problem at the Baltimore City Detention Center ("Reach of BGF gang extends...
  • Corrections officials investigating Facebook, Instagram pictures

    Corrections officials investigating Facebook, Instagram pictures
    Corrections officials are investigating whether an inmate at the Baltimore City Detention Center has been using a contraband cellphone to post photos and updates on Facebook and Instagram online accounts. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and...
  • LGBT inmates report sexual victimization at much higher percentages

    LGBT inmates report sexual victimization at much higher percentages
    Amid the unfolding jail scandal in Baltimore right now, there are two things relevant to the gay community that I want to bring up. I'm not sure if there are any connections between the two, or if one affects the other. But viewed together, they do...
  • Head of investigations at corrections department retires

    Head of investigations at corrections department retires
    Jesse Ballard III, the head of internal investigations at the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, will retire in June to take a federal job, the state agency said Friday. The move comes as the department continues to handle the fallout...
  • Alleged BGF leader Tavon White will be moved to U.S. custody

    Alleged BGF leader Tavon White will be moved to U.S. custody
    Tavon White, the alleged leader of the Black Guerrilla Family at the Baltimore City Detention Center, will await trial in federal custody out of state, his attorney said Friday. A federal judge ordered him moved from state custody Friday after a hearing...
  • In federal prison, ol' Bulldog faces sensual shock

    In federal prison, ol' Bulldog faces sensual shock
    If the federal prison that gets Tavon White is anything like the last one I visited, even a charmer such as Bulldog will have a tough time recreating the life of the libertine he had at the Baltimore City Detention Center. White, a reputed leader of...
  • BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings

    BGF gang indictment leads to state hearings
    Allegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
  • FBI document shows start of corrections corruption probe

    FBI document shows start of corrections corruption probe
    Federal and state law enforcement agencies have been working since 2011 to take on corruption in prisons — their efforts recently resulted in the indictment of more than two dozen in an alleged smuggling scheme — and a document the FBI...
  • Alleged gang leader being held in poor conditions, lawyer says

    Alleged gang leader being held in poor conditions, lawyer says
    As the alleged leader of the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore City Detention Center, federal prosecutors say, Tavon White could get access to pretty much whatever he wanted: drugs, phones, money and sex. He is now being held under more...
  • Alleged BGF leader being held in poor conditions, lawyer says

    Alleged BGF leader being held in poor conditions, lawyer says
    As the alleged leader of the Black Guerrilla Family gang at the Baltimore jail, Tavon White could get access to pretty much whatever he wanted, according to federal prosecutors: drugs, phones, money and sex. But he is now being held under more...