One of the few free searches on the internet is for inmates in jail and prison. Below you'll find the searches and lookups available from official websites or those provided with population reports to post online. Other ways to find someone in custody are to call using the phone numbers found by clicking the button on your right marked "Search Jail".
Search all jails in Maryland
Find all county jails
plus more about those listed here with any alternate search options that are available. "Search Jails" if you don't see your county. Information you'll receive can include offense reports, list of charges, arresting agency and requirements necessary for release.
- Local authority within state boundaries that governs smaller communities.
- Detention facility with criminal detainees awaiting trial or serving shorter sentences.
- Person in the custody of law enforcement for alleged illegal activity. Prisoner or convict.
More about corrections in Maryland
This directory contains numbers for all county jails and detention centers in Maryland. Thank you to everyone who contributed and answered the phone. Some of these facilities have a separate number assigned just for inmate information purposes. Reference sites included the Department of Public Safety and Corrections (www.dpscs.state.md.us) and Sheriff's Association (www.mdsheriffs.org). MDOC was part of a study on recidivism that found the return rate among prisoners in educational programs were 29% less likely to commit future offenses.
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