- Department Name
- Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
- Official Website
- Currently Incarcerated Inmates
- 300 East Joppa Road, Suite 1000 Towson, Maryland 21286
- Phone Number
- (410) 339-5000
Types of Correctional Facilities in Maryland
Those who are serving a sentence in the Maryland state prisons are overseen by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS). Through a centralized inmate database, you can easily search for an inmate.
If you are looking for an inmate serving their sentence in county jails, police jails, or city jails, you will need to visit their website for further information. Only those serving in state prison will be found on the DPSCS.
Below you will find instructions on how to do an inmate search. From there, you will be able to speak to an inmate and send money.
Maryland DPSCS Mission Statement
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional services strives to keep communities in Maryland safe so everyone can enjoy the state. They are doing this by increasing security, supplying offenders and ex-offenders with the resources and tools necessary to stay out of prison. They also work with partnering agencies to share important intelligence information thus reducing crime and violence.
How to Search for an Inmate
It can be a challenging time knowing a loved one is in prison, but the Maryland DPSCS makes searching for your loved one easy. You will need to do an inmate search to find the location of an offender and thus receive phone calls and send money.
From the DPSCS homepage, you will find a link to “find an inmate” on the farthest left side of the page. From there, you can easily search for an inmate by first and last name.
Once you find an offender, be sure to write down which facility they are in as well as any other pertinent information that you may need.
If you would like other information about criminal activity in the Maryland area, you can also search the following:
How to Talk to an Inmate
Once you do an inmate search, you will be able to send mail directly to the offender. Each facility has a different way of allowing inmates to communicate with loved ones. Therefore, you will need to go to this link and click on the facility the offender is at to find their procedures.
From there, you will find each facilities inmate phone information, visiting information, and all of the contact information that you will need while your loved one is there.
For the safety of the community, workers, and inmates, it is important that you visit the facility site in which an inmate is in and follow all rules and procedures regarding sending money, visiting, and speaking with an inmate.
Correctional Facilities in MarylandThere are 153 jails and prisons in state Maryland
Westernport City Jail
107 Washington Street PO Box 266, Westernport, MD, 21562
Upper Marlboro City Jail
Town Hall 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772
301-627-6905 x 4
Trappe City Jail
4011 Powell Avenue, Trappe, MD, 21673
Towson City Jail
8000 York Road, Towson, MD, 21252
Thurmont City Jail
800 East Main Street, Thurmont, MD, 21788
Taneytown City Jail
120 East Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD, 21787
Sykesville City Jail
7547 Main Street, Sykesville, MD, 21784
St. Michaels City Jail
100 South Fremont Street, St. Michaels, MD, 21663
Snow Hill City Jail
216 West Green Street, Snow Hill, MD, 21863
Riverdale Park City Jail
5004 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD, 20737
Ridgely City Jail
2 Central Avenue, Ridgely, MD, 21660
Princess Anne City Jail
30737 University Blvd. South, Princess Anne, MD, 21853
Pocomoke City City Jail
300 Second Street, Pocomoke City, MD, 21851
Pikesville City Jail
Support Services Bureau 1201 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD, 21208
New Carrollton City Jail
6016 Princess Garden Parkway, New Carrollton, MD, 20784
Mount Rainier City Jail
3409 Rhode Island Avenue, Mount Rainier, MD, 20712
Manchester City Jail
3215 Long Lane PO Box 830, Manchester, MD, 21102
Luke City Jail
510 Grant Street, Luke, MD, 21540
Lonaconing City Jail
7 Jackson Street, Lonaconing, MD, 21539
Landover Hills City Jail
6904 Taylor Street, Landover Hills, MD, 20784