Maryland Federal Inmate Locator Departament of Corrections

Updated on: October 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

Brunswick City City Jail

20 East A Street, Brunswick City, MD, 21716


Bowie City Jail

2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, MD, 20715


Boonsboro City Jail

241 Potomac Street, Boonsboro, MD, 21713


Bladensburg City Jail

4910 Tilden Rd, Bladensburg, MD, 20710


Bel Air City Jail

39 North Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD, 21014

410-638-4500, 410-638-4518

Barton City Jail

19018 Legislative Road SW PO Box 153, Barton, MD, 21521


Baltimore City Jail

954 Forrest Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202


Aquasco City Jail

PO Box 28, Aquasco, MD, 20608


Annapolis City Jail

580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD, 21401


Salisbury Jail

699 West Salisbury Parkway, Salisbury, MD, 21801


Seat Pleasant Jail

6264 Central Avenue, Seat Pleasant, MD, 20743


Takoma Park Jail

7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD, 20912


Smithsburg Jail

21 West Water Street, Smithsburg, MD, 21783


Federalsburg Jail

204 South Main Street, Federalsburg, MD, 21632


Greenbelt Jail

550 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD, 20770


Frederick Jail

100 West Patrick StEET, Frederick, MD, 21701


Fruitland Jail

PO Drawer F 401 East Main Street, Fruitland, MD, 21826


La Plata Jail

101 La Grange Avenue PO Box 1038, La Plata, MD, 20646


Hyattsville Jail

4310 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville, MD, 20781


Rising Sun Jail

1 East Main Street, Rising Sun, MD, 21911