Indicted Maryland corrections officers have faced allegations in state and federal lawsuits for many years

Two cases — one in Baltimore Circuit court, one in federal court — include nearly identical allegations: That correctional officers in a Baltimore City Detention Center beat inmate Bryan C. Thompson on May 19, 2017. In the Baltimore criminal case, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is trying to convict and imprison the guards -- among 25 indicted Tuesday. In the federal lawsuit, the state’s attorney general’s office has been defending the same guards, and others, sometimes for years. (Balt. Sun)

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