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Officials working to improve conditions for kids held at Baltimore County Detention Center

March 17, 2023

The director of the Baltimore County Department of Correction has responded to the Office of the Public Defender’s Juvenile Protection Division concerns about conditions for young inmates at the Baltimore County Detention Center. Last Monday, March 6th, the Office of the Public Defender sent a letter to BCDC, saying it “fails to comply with the mandates prescribed under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act (JJDPA) Sight and Sound Separation requirement, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act.”


Article Source: WMAR 2

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