DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

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

David N. Bezanson, Deputy Secretary for Support Services (410) 339-5068
George B. Brosan, Deputy Secretary for Operations (410) 339-5093
G. Lawrence Franklin, Assistant Secretary for Administration (410) 339-5050

Judith A. Wood, Director, Information Technology & Communication Division (410) 585-3100
Donald G. Hopkins, Executive Director, Police & Correctional Training Commissions (410) 203-1000
LaMont W. Flanagan, Commissioner of Pretrial Detention & Services (410) 209-4290
William W. Sondervan, Ed.D., Commissioner of Correction (410) 585-3301
Richard B. Rosenblatt, Director, Patuxent Institution (410) 799-3400, ext. 4200
Patricia K. Cushwa, Chair, Maryland Parole Commission (410) 585-3200
Judith S. Sachwald, Director of Parole & Probation (410) 585-3525
Stuart M. Nathan, Counsel (410) 585-3070

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)
web: www.dpscs.state.md.us


Agencies

Budget

Functions

Historical Evolution

Organizational Chart

Organizational Structure

Origin

Reports


ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF SECRETARY

(Q00A0101, formerly 35.01.01.01)
FY2000 appropriation: $16,554,712
FY2000 authorized positions: 106
Stuart O. Simms, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services
(appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent)
(410) 339-5004
e-mail: simmsso@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

SUPPORT SERVICES

David N. Bezanson, Deputy Secretary for Support Services
(410) 339-5068
e-mail: bezansdn@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

ADMINISTRATION

G. Lawrence Franklin, Assistant Secretary for Administration
(410) 339-5050
e-mail: franklgl@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

COMMISSION ON CORRECTIONAL STANDARDS

(Q00N0001, formerly 35.14.00.01)
FY2000 appropriation: $408,016
FY2000 authorized positions: 6
Donald Jones, Executive Director
(410) 585-3050
e-mail: jonesdx@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

Appointed by Governor with Senate advice & consent to 3-year terms:
Marie C. Henderson, Chair (chosen by Commission, 1-year term), 2001
Clarence A. Hawkins, 2000; Christine Powers, 2001; Walter B. Ridley, 2001; John W. Welch, Jr., 2001; Capt. John A. Bone, 2002; Archie Curtis Gee, 2002; John J. Kavanagh, 2002.

Ex officio: J. Joseph Curran, Jr., Attorney General; T. Eloise Foster, Secretary of Budget & Management; Peta N. Richkus, Secretary of General Services.

POLICE & CORRECTIONAL TRAINING COMMISSIONS

(Q00G0001, formerly 35.07.00.01)
FY2000 appropriation: $4,494,395
FY2000 authorized positions: 50
Donald G. Hopkins, Executive Director (410) 203-1000
Patrick L. Bradley, Deputy Director
(410) 203-1000
e-mail: pctc@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us
web: www.dpscs.state.md.us/pct/

CHIEF EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Beverly B. Carter, Chief Executive Assistant
(410) 339-5089
e-mail: carterb@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

DIVISION OF PAROLE & PROBATION

(Q00C02, formerly 35.03.02)
FY2000 appropriation: $61,857,856
FY2000 authorized positions: 1,192.5
Judith S. Sachwald, Director (appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval & Senate advice & consent)
(410) 585-3525

OPERATIONS

George B. Brosan, Deputy Secretary for Operations
(410) 339-5093
e-mail: brosangb@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

DIVISION OF PRETRIAL DETENTION & SERVICES

(Q00P00, formerly 35.15.00)
FY2000 appropriation: $87,978,108
FY2000 authorized positions: 1,354
LaMont W. Flanagan, Commissioner of Pretrial Detention & Services
(appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval)
(410) 209-4290
e-mail: flanaglw@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

DIVISION OF CORRECTION

(Q00B00, formerly 35.02.00)
FY2000 appropriation: $508,149,222
General Funds: $448,917,724
Special Funds: $53,044,128
Federal Funds: $614,685
Reimbursable Funds: $5,572,685
FY2000 authorized positions: 7,302.5
William W. Sondervan, Ed.D., Commissioner of Correction
(appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval & Senate advice & consent)
(410) 585-3301
e-mail: sonderww@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

PATUXENT INSTITUTION

(Q00D00, formerly 35.04.00) (Jessup)
FY2000 appropriation: $30,136,708
FY2000 authorized positions: 492.7
Richard B. Rosenblatt, Director (appointed by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services)
(410) 799-3400, ext. 4200
e-mail: rosenbrb@ns1.dpscs.state.md.us

MARYLAND PAROLE COMMISSION

(Q00C0101, formerly 35.03.01.01)
FY2000 appropriation: $3,229,553
FY2000 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 (chosen by Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services with Governor's approval), 2004
(410) 585-3211

Frank G. Pappas, 2000; Maceo M. Williams, 2000; Michael C. Blount, 2001; Thomas V. Miller III, Esq., 2001; Nancy L. Murphy, 2001; Candace H. Beckett, Esq., 2003; Edward V. Woods, 2005.


DEFUNCT DEPARTMENTAL AGENCIES

ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING SECTION
Under Pretrial Release Services, abolished Nov. 4, 1998.

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

CORRECTIONAL OPTIONS ADVISORY BOARD
In Dec. 1996, funding for the Board ended.

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).

HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION
Under Division of Correction, renamed Administration and Special Programs on Oct. 1, 1999.

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

JAIL REVIEW SECTION
Formerly under Pretrial Release Services, Section functions merged in Oct. 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 Feb. 1998.

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

STATE USE INDUSTRIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Renamed State Use Industries Management Council on Oct. 1, 1999 (Chapter 324, Acts of 1999).

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

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