Maryland Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: July 19, 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

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


Hurlock City Jail

200 Nealson Street PO Box 740, Hurlock, MD, 21643


Havre De Grace City Jail

450 Pennington Avenue, Havre De Grace, MD, 21078


Hampstead City Jail

1112 Main Street, Hampstead, MD, 21074


Hagerstown City Jail

50 North Burhans Blvd, Hagerstown, MD, 21740


Glenarden City Jail

8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD, 20706

301-773-2100 ext 26, 301-772-3214

Gaithersburg City Jail

14 Fulks Corner Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877


Frostburg City Jail

37 Broadway Street, Frostburg, MD, 21532


Fairmount Heights City Jail

6100 Jost Street, Fairmount Heights, MD, 20743


Emmitsburg City Jail

22 East Main Street, Emmitsburg, MD, 21727


Edmonston City Jail

5005 52nd Avenue, Edmonston, MD, 20781


District Heights City Jail

2002 Marbury Drive, District Heights, MD, 20747


Crisfield City Jail

319 A West Main Street, Crisfield, MD, 21817


Cottage City City Jail

3820 40th Avenue, Cottage City, MD, 20722


Colmar Manor City Jail

3611 43rd Avenue, Colmar Manor, MD, 20722

301-779-2615, 301-779-5491

Cheverly City Jail

6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD, 20785


Chestertown City Jail

333 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD, 21620


Centreville City Jail

420 North Commerce Street, Centreville, MD, 21617

410-758-0080, 410-758-8437