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  1. New cell phone detection devices helping security at Eastern Correctional InstitutionRead the original story

    Thursday | WMDT

    It's a machine that helps officials locate cell phones and weapons and it's in use at 24 jails, including the Eastern Correctional Institution. These new detection devices were needed.

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  2. New technology for Md. prisons to be unveiled in Somerset Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 17 | WMDT

    State officials say they will be unveiling new technology at a local correctional facility which will combat the use of cell phones and weapons in Maryland prisons. The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services for the State of Maryland says they will unveil cutting edge technology at the Eastern Correctional Institution that will allow prison officials to better seize cell phones and metal weapons that are blamed for prison violence.

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  3. Maryland's new incentive program for correctional officersRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 3 | WMDT

    In Maryland, the desperate need for correctional officers still exists. Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County is just one example.

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  4. Officials: Inmate injured in assault at ECI in Somerset Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 28 | WMDT

    An inmate has returned to a local correctional facility, after officials say he was assaulted by another inmate, in Somerset County. Officials with Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services say on Friday, a 24-year-old inmate was assaulted at Eastern Correctional Institution, in Westover.

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  5. Maryland boosting incentives to recruit correctional officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... most troubled prisons, still had 59 vacancies in July - up from 18 in January 2015. Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County, where the department fired Krish Vignarajah, former policy director for Michelle Obama, kicked off her ...

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  6. 14 defendants face additional charges in Maryland prison corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... racketeering, conspiracy to distribute and possess drugs, and money laundering at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, on the state's Eastern Shore. Eighty people - including inmates, 18 correctional officers, and other contacts outside ...

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  7. 14 face additional charges in alleged racketeering conspiracy at ECIRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WMDT

    A federal grand jury has returned two indictments charging 14 defendants with racketeering at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover. The indictments charged six correctional officers, four inmates and four outside "facilitators," for their alleged roles in the conspiracy, which involved paying bribes to correctional officers to smuggle contraband, including drugs, tobacco and cell phones into the prison.

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  8. State officials show off new contraband detectors for prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... authorities announced the largest federal indictment in Maryland history last year at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover. Dozens of corrections officers and inmates were charged in an elleged conspiracy to smuggle heroin, cocaine, ...

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  9. Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit in Quantico, Md.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    QUANTICO , Md.- A pre-release unit in Wicomico County where inmates who are ready to transition out of the state correctional system stay will be temporarily closing. According to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, 39 Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit officers will be transferred to Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, along with 150 Poplar Hill inmates.

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  10. Union says Poplar Hill shutdown won't help prisonstaffing problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | WMDT

    In an attempt to help the lack of staff at Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover state officials announced Monday they will temporarily shut down Poplar Hill Pre-Release Center in Quantico and send their staff to ECI. ECI is currently down roughly 50 correctional officers according to the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

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  11. Ex-inmate Mark Farley Grant: 'I grew up in prison, you know'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... in the five years since I first met with the brothers at Calvin's longtime residence, the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, on... I should not have been surprised to hear from Carrington Ash that his brother, Calvin, is still in prison. ...

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  12. ECI officers feel affects of overtime, DOC looks to hire more employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | WMDT

    Behind the walls of Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, Md. employees have been facing an uphill battle since 80 people were indicted in a racketeering and drug conspiracy last year.

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  13. 2017 Truck Pull attracts multiple teams as they raise money for a unique causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | WMDT

    ... Chief Barbara Duncan as part of the celebrity team. One of the teams also included the Eastern Correctional Institution, as one of the teammates Paul Ziolkwski says this is more than just a fun event. "It's a great experience to know that you're ...

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  14. Kobie Farmer v. Kathleen Green, WardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Daily Record

    Civil procedure -- Writ of habeas corpus -- Failure to apply diminution credits In 2015, appellant, Kobie Farmer, an inmate at Eastern Correctional Institution, filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus, in the Circuit Court for Somerset County, in which he claimed that the Division of Corrections miscalculated the maximum expiration date of his ... Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in. Subscribers may login at the login tab, below.

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  15. Md. public safety officials host job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | WMDT

    An effort to recruit potential employees for the Eastern Correctional Institution was held in the form of a job fair Saturday. The fair was held at the Salisbury Art Space on Main Street between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Public safety secretary Stephen Moyer tells 47ABC, they are trying to bring numbers up at ECI.

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  16. E.C.I. aims to hire 50 CO's at career fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | WMDT

    To combat short staffing at Eastern Correctional Institution the Maryland Department of Corrections will be in Salisbury Saturday holding a career fair. DOC secretary Stephen Moyer said they're aiming to add 50 new correctional officers to work at the prison.

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  17. Bill May Ban Foam To-Go Food Containers in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County. Coleman: Who Has More Holes To Fill, Ravens Or Orioles? Which team has more holes to fill: the Baltimore ...

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  18. Former Guard Admit Smuggling Contraband into Maryland PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County. AG Frosh Announces Md. Will Join Lawsuit Opposing New Immigration Ban Maryland Attorney General Brian E. ...

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  19. Weather Blog: Snow ShowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County. AG Frosh Announces Md. Will Join Lawsuit Opposing New Immigration Ban Maryland Attorney General Brian E. ...

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  20. Coleman: Who Has More Holes To Fill, Ravens Or Orioles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | CBS Local

    ... facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a racketeering conspiracy at the Eastern Correctional Institution in Somerset County. AG Frosh Announces Md. Will Join Lawsuit Opposing New Immigration Ban Maryland Attorney General Brian E. ...

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