Maryland Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections
- 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 79 jails and prisons in state Maryland
Somerset County Detention Center
30474 Revells Neck Road, Westover, MD, 21871
1702 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
Cheltenham Youth Facility
11001 Frank Tiplett Road, Cheltenham, MD, 20623
301-396-5000, Ext. 0
J. DeWeese Carter Youth Facility
300 Scheeler Road PO Box 229, Chestertown, MD, 21620
Savage Mountain Youth Center
164 Freedom Lane, Lonaconing, MD, 21539
Dorsey Run Correctional Facility
2020 Toulson Road, Jessup, MD, 20794
New Beginnings Youth Center
8400 River Road, Laurel, MD, 20742
Metropolitan Transition Center
954 Forrest Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
7555 Waterloo Road, Jessup, MD, 20794
Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit
24090 Nanticoke Road, Quantico, MD, 21856
Roxbury Correctional Institution
18701 Roxbury Road, Hagerstown, MD, 21746
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
926 Greenmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21202
Brockbridge Correctional Facility
7930 Brock Bridge Road, Jessup, MD, 20794
Division of Pretrial Detention and Services
400 East Madison Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
Patuxent Institution – Correctional Mental Health Center Jessup
7555 Waterloo Road, Jessup, MD, 20794
Chesapeake Detention Facility
401 East Madison Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
Backbone Mountain Youth Centers
Route 1|124 Camp 4 Road, Swanton, MD, 21562
Talbot County Detention Center
115 West Dover Street, Easton, MD, 21601
Baltimore City Detention Center
401 East Eager Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202
Western Correctional Institution
13800 McMullen Highway Southwest, Cumberland, MD, 21502