Correctional Officers

  • Maryland Jan 11

    Maryland State Prisons Short 1,000 Officers

    A News4 I-Team investigation raises questions about those guarding inmates. Scott MacFarlane reports correctional officers are warning of dangers — to themselves and the inmates — due to understaffing.

  • Correctional Officers Jan 13

    Maryland State Prison Short 1,000 Correctional Officers

    Maryland state prisons are facing a staffing shortage of nearly 1,000 correctional officers, according to a review of state records by the News4 I-Team. The agency’s shortfall is the largest among the major correctional agencies in the Washington, D.C., region, according to the I-Team review.   The staffing levels are a risk to correctional officer safety and burnout, according to...

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