Maryland Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: July 24, 2021
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 79 jails and prisons in state Maryland

Baltimore Jail

601 East Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202


Central Home Detention Unit

2100 Guilford Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21218


Central Maryland Correctional Facility

7301 Buttercup Road, Sykesville, MD, 21784


Caroline County Department of Corrections

101 Gay Street, Denton, MD, 21629


Cecil County Correctional Facility

500 Landing Lane, Elkton, MD, 21921


St. Mary’s County Detention Center

41880 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, MD, 20650


Calvert County Detention Center

325 Stafford Road, Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

410-535-4300, 410-855-9640

Harford County Detention Center

1030 Rock Spring Road, Bel Air, MD, 21014


Anne Arundel County – Jennifer Road Detention Center

131 Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD, 21401


Anne Arundel County – Ordnance Road Correctional Center

600 East Ordnance Road, Glen Burnie, MD, 21060


Frederick County Detention Center

7300 Marcie's Choice Lane, Frederick, MD, 21704


Wicomico County Department of Corrections

411 Naylor Mill Road, Salisbury, MD, 21801


Baltimore County Detention Center – Kenilworth Diagnostic Unit

404 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, MD, 21204


Baltimore County Department of Corrections

720 Bosley Avenue, Towson, MD, 21204


Allegany County Detention Center

14300 McMullen Highway, Cumberland, MD, 21502

301-729-8540 ext 227

Prince George’s County Correctional Center

13400 Dille Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772

301-952-4800, 301-952-7025

Charles County Detention Center

6905 Crain Highway, La Plata, MD, 20646


Worcester County Detention Center

5022 Joyner Road, Snow Hill, MD, 21863


Dorchester County Department of Corrections

829 Fieldcrest Road, Cambridge, MD, 21613


Carroll County Detention Center

100 North Court Street, Westminster, MD, 21157