Maryland County Sheriff Wants 1,000-bed Prison

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Prison populations are shrinking in many places, but not in suburban Carroll County, Maryland. There, Sheriff Kenneth L. Tregoning discussed with county commissioners the possibility of building a 1,000-bed facility that would house the county's growing inmate population and hundreds of federal or state prisoners. The Baltimore Sun reports that commissioners are likely months from authorizing a formal study. Half the new population would be local prisoners and the other half federal and state inmates, who . . .

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