Good staff is first line of defense, Montgomery County corrections chief says
Last month's indictment of 13 female correctional officers accused of smuggling drugs and cellphones to inmates in a Baltimore city prison drew national attention and outrage at an apparent lack of oversight and pervasive corruption.
Software update blamed for jail security breach in Boyds
The simultaneous unlocking in April of 500 electronic cell doors at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds was triggered by a software upload and not by power outages, according to county officials.
500 cell doors unlock at Montgomery County jail; no escapes
Officials declared a security emergency early Saturday morning after the locks of more than 500 cell doors at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds, Md., simultaneously opened.