DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
& CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

Stuart O. Simms, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services (410) 339-5004

David N. Bezanson, Deputy Secretary (410) 339-5068
G. Lawrence Franklin, Assistant Secretary for Administration (410) 339-5050

Barbara C. King, Director, Information Technology & Communication Division (410) 764-4200
Donald G. Hopkins, Executive Director, Police & Correctional Training Commissions (410) 203-1000
LaMont W. Flanagan, Commissioner of Pretrial Detention & Services (410) 209-4290
Richard A. Lanham, Sr., Commissioner of Correction (410) 764-4184
Joseph Henneberry, Director, Patuxent Institution (410) 799-3400, ext. 4200
Patricia K. Cushwa, Chair, Maryland Parole Commission (410) 764-4235
W. Roland Knapp, Director of Parole & Probation (410) 764-4276
Stuart M. Nathan, Counsel (410) 764-4070

300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1000
Towson, MD 21286 - 3020
(410) 339-5000
fax: (410) 339-5064
TTY: 1-800-735-2258 (Maryland Relay Service)
World Wide Web: http://www.dpscs.state.md.us


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(Q00A0101, formerly 35.01.01.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $12,084,147
FY1998 authorized positions: 83
Stuart O. Simms, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services
(appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent)
(410) 339-5004
e-mail: simmsso@ns1.state.md.us

DEPUTY SECRETARY

David N. Bezanson, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services (410) 339-5068

ADMINISTRATION

G. Lawrence Franklin, Assistant Secretary for Administration (410) 339-5050

COMMISSION ON CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS

(Q00N0001, formerly 35.14.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $280,906
FY1998 authorized positions: 5
Donald Jones, Executive Director (410) 764-4268

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms:
Marie C. Henderson, Chair (chosen by Commission, 1-year term), 1998

Frank J. Ward III, 1998; Capt. John A. Bone, 1999; Archie Curtis Gee, 1999; William W. Sondervan, Ed.D., 1999; Clarence A. Hawkins, 2000; William L. Smith, 2001; John W. Welch, Jr., 2001.

Ex officio: J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Attorney General; Frederick W. Puddester, Secretary of Budget & Management; Eugene R. Lynch, Secretary of General Services.

INMATE GRIEVANCE OFFICE

(Q00E0001, formerly 35.05.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $360,906
FY1998 authorized positions: 4
Marvin N. Robbins, Executive Director (410) 764-4257

POLICE & CORRECTIONAL TRAINING COMMISSIONS

(Q00G0001, formerly 35.07.00.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $2,472,837
FY1998 authorized positions: 34
Donald G. Hopkins, Executive Director (410) 203-1000
Patrick L. Bradley, Deputy Director
(410) 203-1000
e-mail: pctc@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us
World Wide Web: http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/pct/

DIVISION OF PRETRIAL DETENTION & SERVICES

(Q00P00, formerly 35.15.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $75,480,487
FY1998 authorized positions: 1,313
LaMont W. Flanagan, Commissioner of Pretrial Detention & Services
(appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval)
(410) 209-4290

DIVISION OF CORRECTION

(Q00B00, formerly 35.02.00)
FY1998 appropriation: $446,959,834
General Funds: $396,546,992
Special Funds: $50,157,617
Federal Funds: $255,225
Reimbursable Funds: $4,138,886
FY1998 authorized positions: 7,137.5
Richard A. Lanham, Sr., Commissioner of Correction
(appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval & Senate advice & consent)
(410) 764-4100

PATUXENT INSTITUTION

(Q00D00, formerly 35.04.00) (Jessup)
FY1998 appropriation: $27,333,531
FY1998 authorized positions: 488.7
Joseph Henneberry, Director (appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services)
(410) 799-3400, ext. 4200

DIVISION OF PAROLE & PROBATION

(Q00C02, formerly 35.03.02)
FY1998 appropriation: $52,363,145
FY1998 authorized positions: 1,135.5
W. Roland Knapp, Director (appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval & Senate advice & consent)
(410) 764-4276

MARYLAND PAROLE COMMISSION

(Q00C0101, formerly 35.03.01.01)
FY1998 appropriation: $2,923,964
FY1998 authorized positions: 68

Appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval & Senate advice & consent to 6-year terms:
Patricia K. Cushwa, Chair, 2004 (chosen by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval)
(410) 764-4235

Paul J. Davis, 1996; Edward V. Woods, 1999; Frank G. Pappas, 2000; Maceo M. Williams, 2000; Michael C. Blount, 2001; Thomas V. Miller III, Esq., 2001; Nancy L. Murphy, 2001.


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

CLASSIFICATION
Under Baltimore City Detention Center, renamed Jail Review and Classification in October 1996.

DIVISION OF DATA SERVICES
Renamed Information Technology and Communications Division in June 1997.

EXPLOSIVES ADVISORY COUNCIL
Effective July 1, 1997, transferred to Department of State Police (Chapter 352, Acts of 1997).

FIRE PREVENTION COMMISSION
Effective July 1, 1997, transferred to Department of State Police (Chapter 352, Acts of 1997).

INSTITUTIONAL PAROLE SERVICES
Under Maryland Parole Commission, functions of this unit were assumed by Parole Services in October 1996.

JAIL REVIEW SECTION
Formerly under Pretrial Release Services, Section functions merged in October 1996 with Classification to form Jail Review and Classification under Baltimore City Detention Center.

MARYLAND PENITENTIARY
Under the Division of Correction, renamed Metropolitan Transition Center in February 1998.

STATE FIRE MARSHALL
Effective July 1, 1997, transferred to Department of State Police (Chapter 352, Acts of 1997).

VEHICLE THEFT PREVENTION COUNCIL
Effective July 1, 1997, transferred to Department of State Police (Chapter 434, Acts of 1997).

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