Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

April 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Corrections Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

An employee at Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (DOCR) has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a statement from Montgomery County Government. The employee last worked at Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Boyds on March 26. Staff who had been in close contact with the employee have been notified and are quarantined, […]

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March 30, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

County’s First Responders, Employees Get Locally Produced Hand Sanitizer

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a critical shortage of hand sanitizer for Montgomery County’s employees and first responders. In response, a dynamic partnership has been created to address the shortfall. Locally made hand sanitizer has made its way into the hands of Montgomery County Police and staff at the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation thanks […]

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July 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Correctional Officer Charged with Sex Assault of Inmate

A Montgomery County correctional officer faces sex assault charges and police say his victim is a transgender woman. Olukunle A. Oyekanmi, 41, of Silver Spring has been charged with second-degree sexual assault, second-degree assault, sexual contact with an inmate and malfeasance in office, police said. He was released after posting a $20,000 bond, according to […]

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October 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Small Business Forum Connects Inmates to Potential Employers (VIDEO)

There is a county program making a difference in the lives of inmates. Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) hosted a small business forum at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility where businesses in the area had a chance to speak with inmates who are going through the OneStop program- part of the reentry services offered at the facility. […]

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September 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Program Readies Inmates for Work (VIDEO)

Inmates have access to a library, drug treatment services, and can attend religious programs at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds. They can also participate in the OneStop program where–eight months prior to their release– they become job ready, participate in mock interviews, talk about explaining their charges to a potential employer, and create […]

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