Smartphones and security apps are starting to hit college campuses. The University of Maryland developed its own app that broadcasts live video and audio, plus a user's location, if they become a crime victim.
Maryland's prison population has exploded since 1980, yet locking up more people hasn't made us safer; reforms to the criminal justice system could reduce costs of incarceration without compromising public safety
As work begins on a statewide fiber-optic network that will connect every Maryland school, college, hospital, police and fire station, senior center and library, businesspeople are hoping to get involved
Maryland is about to put out a request for bids for cell phone jamming technology for its prisons, but the state should consider other technological solutions that may produce the same results at lower cost.