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Maryland Corrections Officers Union Calling For Firing Of Three Directors

August 7th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

A Maryland corrections officers union is calling for three directors to be fired after authorities say a correction officer was recently stabbed five times at a state prison. The AFSCME Maryland Council says three directors in the Public Safety and Correction Services department should be fired after a four-year veteran correctional officer was stabbed several times by an inmate at North Branch Correctional Institution near Cumberland. The President of the Council says it has documents to prove that supervisors at the North Branch Correctional Institution in Cumberland had intelligence of a credible gang related assault and failed to inform corrections officers about it. He says working conditions at the prisons are dangerous enough without having to contend with a lack of pertinent, perhaps life saving information from management…


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