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Baltimore City Detention Center's Troubles All Too Familiar to NOLA's Detention Center

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

Sex, drugs, and corruption uncovered at the Baltimore City Detention Center. It turns out the leaders of another big city jail found the allegations all too familiar. FOX45’s Jeff Abell examines how two cities with similar scandals are attempting to turn their jails around.

Baltimore City Detention Center may be one of the oldest jails in the country, but it’s not the only jail that is smothered by scandal. Behind the walls of the detention center, prosecutors say gang member have smuggled and sold drugs and cell phone - while guards and inmates were literally in bed together.

When 13 Baltimore City officers were indicted on corruption charges here the scandal seemed all too familiar to the city of New Orleans, LA. 

Baltimore City Detention Center's Troubles All Too Familiar to NOLA's Detention Center

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