Former Howard County Correctional Officer pleads guilty to sex with inmate

A former Howard County Correctional Officer has pleaded guilty to having sex with an inmate.

Gregory Charles Kirk, 41, of Owings Mills, pleaded guilty to sexual conduct between a correctional employee and inmate after an investigation , on Thursday, officials said.

Kirk kept photos of the inmate’s daughter to force her to engage in sexual activity, according to a release from the Office of the Howard County State's Attorney. Kirk ordered the female into a cell, made her remove her clothes, and engaged in oral sex with the inmate. 

Kirk will be sentenced on Sept. 25.