Maryland has an inmate population of 13,097 housed in 30 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 5,064. The state has an incarcertation rate of 233 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 1 mens facilities, 0 womens facilities, and 29 all gender facilities in Maryland. The staff to inmate ratio in Maryland is 2.6. The state has 16 probation, 20 prerelease, 2 youth, and 8 drug facilities. Of the states 13,097 inmates 291 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 3,847 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 607 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 8,352 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates.
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10. Washington County Jail (inmate population not listed)
The Washington County Detention Center is located in Hagerstown, Maryland. This detention facility is operated by the Washington County Sheriff’s office and the head warden Major Martin V. Evans. The warden is in charge of all daily operations at the facility including fiscal management, safety, security and personnel issues. This detention center has been recognized by the state as one of the top professionally managed detention centers in the region. It has been accredited by both the American Correctional Association and the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards for its high quality standards. For more information you can contact the facility at (240) 313-2121 or email the Warden at email@example.com.
9. Cecil County Jail (142 inmates)
The Cecil County Detention Center is a long term detention facility that is located in Elkton, Maryland. This jail is operated by the Cecil County Sherriff’s Office and houses inmates who are to be tried or incarcerated in the Cecil County jurisdiction. The facility has the capacity to hold up to 142 inmates from minimum to maximum security levels. Most of the people held at the detention center are either waiting to be tried or have already been convicted and received sentences less than 18 months in length. To search for an inmate in this facility go to http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/Maryland-Jail-and-Inmate-Records.htm.
8. Montgomery County Jail (200 inmates)
The Montgomery County Detention Center is a versatile holding facility that houses inmates with different sentences, security levels and personal needs. They use a classification system at this facility that helps the jail staff to organize the inmates into small manageable groups. Once the inmates arrive they will be sent to a temporary holding facility where they will be interviewed and classified into one of these groups. This will typically take no longer than 72 hours depending on the circumstances and case load. The Montgomery County Detention Center maintains a capacity of 200 inmates and processes and average of 16,000 offenders each year. To locate an inmate or inquire about the detention centers policies and procedures call (240) 777-9964.
7. Charles County Jail (203 inmates)
The Charles County Corrections Center is the main holding facility for inmates located in Charles County, Maryland. This detention center is operated by the Charles County Corrections Division and is under the command of Director Pamela Dottellis. This unit is responsible for ensuring the security and safety of the Charles County Detention Center. This facility is used for housing male or female inmates and with 203 cells has the capacity for several hundred inmates. In addition to the main facility there is an annex building adjacent to this location that is used to house work release and weekend inmates. If you need to search for an inmate in this facility, you can use the inmate locater at https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=21999.
6. Carroll County Jail (229 inmates)
The Carroll County Detention Center is a multi-function detainment center for the area of Carroll County, Maryland. This detention center is operated by the Carroll County Sheriff’s office who is committed to the goal of promoting public safety and organizational values. The Carroll County Detention Center covers all types of correctional services including pre-trial, convicted and long term incarcerated inmates. The correctional professionals at this facility are committed to providing security, custody and the opportunity for all to be rehabilitated. The Carroll County Detention Center has the capacity for 185 inmates but currently is operating over population quotas at 229 inmates. To search for an inmate in this facility you can use the inmate locator at https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=21999.
5. Howard County Jail (410 inmates)
The Howard County Detention Center is a full service correctional facility that is located in Jessup, Maryland. This detention center is operated by the Howard County Department of Corrections, whose mission statement is to protect the citizens of Howard County by providing a secure facility for persons you are legally confined within the county. The Department of Corrections goal is to create a safe, clean and human environment for living and working. This detention center has the capacity for 350 inmates and averages around 410 inmates per day. To locate someone in this facility use the inmate locater at http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/inmate/search.do?searchType=detail&id=78228.
4. Frederick County Jail (560 inmates)
The Frederick County Detention Center is a correctional facility serving the area of Frederick County Maryland. The facility is located in Frederick Maryland and is operated by the Frederick County Sheriff’s Department. This location is primarily used for housing adults who are either waiting for trial or serving out a sentence. The full service correctional facility also utilizes a variety of alternatives to incarceration including Home Detention, Pretrial Services, Work Release, Community Service and Alternative Sentencing. Last year the detention center processed over 4,842 inmates and houses an average of 560 inmates on a given day. To locate an inmate in this facility use the inmate locater at http://inmate.county-records.ws/MDfrederickcountyInmateRecords.html.
3. Ann Arundel County Jail (631 inmates)
The Anne Arundel County Detention Center is a maximum security holding facility located in Annapolis, Maryland. The main facility on Jennifer Road is an intake and pretrial detention facility. So the majority of inmates here are awaiting trail or transfer to a long term facility. This location is designed to accommodate 631 inmates at a given time. To search for an inmate in the Anne Arundel County system use the inmate locator online at http://www.aacounty.org/Detention/InmateLocator.cfm. The goal of the Anne Arundel County Detention center is to promote public safety through the safe confinement of pretrial inmates and convicted offenders in secure facilities.
2. Harford County Jail (762 inmates)
The Harford County Detention Center is a long term holding facility for inmates in Harford County, Maryland who are awaiting trial or serving out a sentence. The detention center initially opened in 1973 with a capacity for 100 inmates. After several renovations it is at its current capacity of 762 inmates. On a daily basis the detention center averages just over the capacity level. The facility is operated by the Correctional Services Bureau of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. This department oversees the care, custody and control of all inmates incarcerated in the detention center. For more information or to locate an inmate in this facility call them directly at (410) 638-3140.
1. Baltimore County Jail (over 1,500 inmates)
The Baltimore County Detention Center is one of the main correctional facilities for Baltimore County, Maryland. The detention center is located in a new state of the art that facility that opened in 2007, with the capacity to house 1500 plus inmates at a given time. This facility is managed by the Baltimore County department of Corrections, who also manages the Pre-trial Services Division, Community Corrections Division and the Alternative Sentencing Division from this location. The goal of the corrections department is to at all times provide a safe environment for it’s inmate population, staff and the surrounding community. To locate an inmate in the Baltimore County system use the inmate locator at http://www.dpscs.state.md.us/inmate/.