Democrats in Congress press Biden to extend COVID-related prisoner releases

Maryland lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to extend home confinement for prisoners once the COVID pandemic eases.

As coronavirus spreads in Washington region’s prisons, families and advocates seek action

The number of coronavirus cases inside correctional facilities across Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia are rising, while inmates, staff and their families grow more concerned. 

Franchot Calls For Attorney General Probe After Debacle Over Baltimore Prison-Food Contract

The Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday excoriated state and company officials after a prison-food contract granted earlier this year vastly underestimated the necessary costs.

Inmates Drive Workforce at Anne Arundel Food Bank

The Anne Arundel County Food and Resources Bank relies on a dozen inmates to perform the bulk of the food bank’s heavy lifting in return for time trimmed off sentences.

Baltimore program provides job support for ex-prisoners coming home

At Jericho, a Baltimore City-based program that helps former prisoners get jobs, counselors start with the basics — how to dress for an interview, write a resume and prepare for interviews.

Prince George’s County Jail Fiesta Offers Hope, Unity

The Prince George’s County Department of Corrections celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Friday with motivational bilingual speeches from outreach ministries, Latin music and dance.