Maryland Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: August 5, 2020
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 Maryland

There are 156 jails and prisons in state Maryland

Saint Mary's County Jail

23150 Leonard Hall Dr.Leonardtown, MD 20650

(301) 475-4200

Queen Anne's County Jail

505 Railroad Ave.Centreville, MD 21617

(410) 758-0770 (410) 758-1961

Prince George's County Jail

1601 McCormick Dr.Largo, MD 20774

(301) 883-7000

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

410-653-4200, 410-653-4211

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