Montgomery County Correctional Facility

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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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Questions Remain Following Two Inmate Suicides

The questions on how to move forward and the lessons learned following two deaths by suicide in Montgomery County Correctional Facilities remain unanswered following a briefing between with Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee and the Department of Correction and Rehabilitation staff. On July 4, Theirry Nkusu hung himself two days after being sentenced for […]

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July 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Unveils County’s Largest Solar Project (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

County leaders gathered in Boyds to celebrate a new stride towards gaining energy independence. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined County Council President Roger Berliner and County Councilmember Marc Elrich to unveil the largest solar project to date at a County facility. “This facility virtually, [is] independent of the grid during emergencies so when there […]

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April 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Visits Montgomery County Correctional Facility

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos joined Montgomery County’s Department of Correction and Rehabilitation Director Robert Green and Montgomery College President Dr. Derionne Pollard to learn more about education and workforce development at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds. In recognition of National Reentry Week, DeVos engaged with inmates who were taking classes as […]

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July 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Obama Applauds County Inmate Jobs Program (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama recently cited the jobs training program in the Montgomery County correctional system during an address he made at the NAACP convention in Philadelphia. “Some places are doing better than others. Montgomery County, Maryland, put a job training center inside the prison walls to give folks and head start in thinking about what may […]

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August 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Courses for Inmates (Video)

Among Montgomery College’s many efforts to make education available to our county’s under-served populations is a partnership that targets students whose lives need a change in direction. MCTV has the details. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Read our post on “Montgomery College President Named […]

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August 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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MoCo Correctional Facility Touted as Model (Video)

Top Obama administration officials visited the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in late July to learn more about the innovative classes and job training programs that are helping inmates find jobs when they are released. Related:

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