7th Correctional Officer Enters Guilty Plea for Aiding Prison Gang in Smuggling Scandal

CBS Baltimore, October 30, 2013

Another corrections officer enters a guilty plea Wednesday for her involvement in the sophisticated contraband smuggling operation at the Baltimore City Detention Center that drew national attention to Maryland.


The case was built on extensive wire taps. Now more than half the officers involved have entered guilty pleas.

A correctional officer admitted smuggling tobacco, marijuana and pills into the Baltimore City Detention Center on behalf of the violent and powerful Black Guerilla Family gang.

Kimberly Dennis is now the seventh of 13 correctional officers charged in this bombshell case to enter a guilty plea since the U.S. Attorney announced indictments earlier this year.


WJZ obtained Dennis’ guilty plea, where she admitted having sex with two BGF gang members. It was easy prey for BGF leadership who counted on corrupt officers to run a criminal empire.


The FBI says Dennis would have another officer serve as a look out while she had sex in a closet with a gang member inmate. And according to published reports, she hoped to earn as much as $2000 a week smuggling contraband into the jail.

BGF started in California and later hit it big in Maryland, becoming the state’s largest prison gang, distributing a book and quickly developing a network selling drugs behind bars–where one of the gang’s kingpins made more than $15,000 a month.

Critics wondered how this was allowed to happen.

“Boy, it looks like the rot is pretty longstanding and pretty deep,” said Comptroller Peter Franchot.


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  • Puggg

    I’ll say again what I said here the first time AmRen had this story from Baltimore.

    Ideally, you want only men to be the jail guards for other men. But this is the inner city of Baltimore, which means what they want more than that is affirmative action. If they had their way, they would only hire black men to be the jail guards over all the men inmates, (and almost all of those in Baltimore would be black men), but too many black men have crime sheets that disqualify them from LEO and similar jobs. So the only other option left for affirmative action gluttons in this situation is to hire black women.

    And when you have black women guarding inmates that are almost all black men, some hanky panky and corruption is going to take place. Of course, that would happen with guards that are black men, too.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Just shows what a sick joke it all is.

    • At my Admission & Orientation classes in federal prison in December 2001, we were warned not to have sex with willing female staff. The warden said “If they’re doing it with you, they’re doing it with a dozen others. It is dangerous.”

      He also told us to eat our veggies, take good care of our teeth and finished up with “There are no gangs here because whenever I discover a gang, I ship everyone in it.”

      I think he was a good warden, and though I was wearing the “other” sort of uniform, I wish him well.

  • Ex Machina

    I hope the irony of the gang name is not lost on anybody.

    • negrolocaust

      Wikipedia it. it refers to guerrilla in the military sense.

      • Ex Machina

        Really? Wow. Thanks.

        • TeutonicKnight67


          i·ro·ny1 [ahy-ruh-nee, ahy-er-] noun, plural i·ro·nies.
          the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning: the irony of her reply, “How nice!” when I said I had to work all weekend.
          a technique of indicating, as through character or plot development, an intention or attitude opposite to that which is actually or ostensibly stated.
          (especially in contemporary writing) a manner of organizing a work so as to give full expression to contradictory or complementary impulses, attitudes, etc., especially as a means of indicating detachment from a subject, theme, or emotion.
          Socratic irony.
          dramatic irony.
          an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected.

          Ex Machina, I know what you meant. The “irony” wasn’t lost on me at least.

    • negrolocaust

      this is a blood in blood out group meaning they have to kill a white person to get into this group. it is exclusively a prison gang meaning you have to be in prison to join it. it is a black militant group founded as a communist group with the goal of overthrowing the u.s. these are the type of groups the president is aligned with as well as his wife. communist black nationalist black militant groups. guerrilla refers to their conducting covert activities against the united states. that is by definition what is going on now re the black flash mob attacks, looting etc. that is a textbook example of guerrilla warfare. i really think whites are clueless. very sad.

      • negrolocaust

        Inspired by Marcus Garvey, the Black Guerrilla Family was characterized as an ideologically based African-American Marxist
        revolutionary organization composed of prisoners. It was founded with
        the stated goals of eradicating racism, maintaining dignity in prison,
        and overthrowing the United States government
        BGF was associated with a number of leftist groups, including the Black Liberation Army, Symbionese Liberation Army, and Weather Underground.[4]

        • frederickdixon

          Marcus Garvey should be a hero to all race realists because he wanted all black people in the Americas to return to Africa. What would your country be like if he’d succeeded?

          • TeutonicKnight67

            My sentiments exactly! More Marcus Garvey..less MLK!!!

          • Luca

            So did Lincoln, he knew slavery was wrong but also knew that the two races could not live side by side. Before the war and before he was president he found any plan to reimburse the southern slave holders for their property quite impossible, after the war that was no longer an obstacle.

            Booth did more damage than he imagined and defeated his own purpose.

      • TeutonicKnight67

        Not all whites, brother.

    • Brian

      Jekyll and Hyde.

  • And according to published reports, she hoped to earn as much as $2000 a week smuggling contraband into the jail.

    BCDC Newport shorts ….. smell just like vagina ….. or rectum.
    BCDC cell phones ….. smell just like vagina ….. or rectum.
    BCDC drugs ….. smell just like vagina ….. or rectum.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      It’s cosmically hilarious to think a bunch of Booneishas who would otherwise be on total public assistance without heir “gibsmedat” AA jobs…

      Would NOT breed with and abet the inmates who they consider prime mating material.

    • negrolocaust

      guards dont smuggle stuff in like. that they are not checked like that. just a metal detector.

  • Spartacus

    Strength is our greatest diversity .

  • negrolocaust

    i was in this jail. the inmates in the kitchen pull hair out of their crotch and put it in the food trays in people’s food. i saw blacks walk up and just grab whole trays of food right out from under white people’s nose and they didn’t do anything. they put you in dorms where there are 100 blacks and 3 whites. and the blacks constantly try to run game on you or attack you. sometimes they put one white guy in holding areas with 400 blacks. and the blacks incite each other to attack whites yelling out stuff at night like they used to cut our feet off when we were slaves. and if you are white and try to use the phone blacks will just grab it from your hand and if you fight for it you will be fighting every black in that dorm.

    • OhWow

      Sounds like every major US city!

  • NeanderthalDNA

    The crow is watching the chicken feeder.

  • dogbone

    Are those guards or convicts?

  • Rhialto

    Note that the FBI has become involved in another affair that used to be a state’s concern. I wonder why? Is it because the state’s do not have the resources or will to combat Minority crime? Is it because the Feds want to expand their power over state governments? America is a puzzling country.

  • [Guest]

    CBS: “A correctional officer admitted smuggling tobacco, marijuana and pills into the Baltimore City Detention Center on behalf of the violent and powerful Black Guerilla Family gang.”

    As long as they’re going to misspell “guerrilla,” they might have chosen an alternate misspelling.

  • [Guest]

    Comments are open at the linked CBS website. Why is that article not receiving more comments, including from this forum?

  • Pro_Whitey

    My, what a handsome bunch!