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Baltimore City jail remains far from finishing court-mandated overhaul of mental health, medical system, monitors say

May 5, 2023

The Baltimore City Booking and Intake Center is nowhere close to meeting a court-imposed deadline for making major improvements to the medical and mental health care it provides to people incarcerated in the facility, according to documents filed in federal court Thursday. As part of a 2016 settlement of a case the American Civil Liberties Union brought against the state, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services — which operates the city jail —agreed to overhaul its delivery of health care there and make the facility more accessible for people with disabilities.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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