Guilty plea suggests inmate beatings were institutionalized at Maryland prison

From the article: “What Lohr admit­ted to, though, sug­gests Davis’ beat­ing was not an iso­lated inci­dent involv­ing a few bad offi­cers – as Gary May­nard, Maryland’s sec­re­tary of the Depart­ment of Pub­lic Safety and Cor­rec­tional Ser­vices (DPSCS) has con­tended in another legal pro­ceed­ing involv­ing another beaten inmate — but was instead an insti­tu­tion­al­ized, extra-legal prac­tice in which newly hired cor­rec­tional offi­cers were schooled by their colleagues.”

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