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Why the higher-ups at the Baltimore City jail got a pass
Why the higher-ups at the Baltimore City jail got a pass

I have no sympathy for Derrick Jones and other employees at The Baltimore City Detention Center who allowed themselves to be corrupted by the Black Guerrilla Family ("Jail supervisor, National Guardsman sentenced to 20 months in BGF case," Feb. 27). But we should remember that the higher-ups who enabled — nay, connived in — the corruption got off scot-free. Wendell France was the top gun for correctional services in Baltimore City all through the reign of Tavon White. In December he testified before the federal jury that ultimately convicted several inmates and correctional staff members for their roles in the fiasco. Mr. France acknowledged that personnel rules...

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