Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup

The Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup is a medium-security, state prison for male inmates that is located in Jessup, Maryland, across the street from Jessup Correctional Institution and Dorsey Run Correctional Facility. This facility can house a maximum of 1,068 inmates.

The average term an inmate is housed at the Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup is eight years.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Days & Hours of Visitation at Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup are:

  • Saturday and Sunday 12:00 pm-3:00 pm and 4:30 pm-8:00 pm
  • Monday and Friday4:30 pm-9:00 pm

There are no visits on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or the 31st of the month.

Visit Registration starts one hour prior to the start of visits and ends one hour prior to the close of visits.

Frequency of Visits

Visits will be permitted on an odd/even schedule with one visit per day. The last digit of the inmate’s DOC # will determine the day an inmate may receive a visit. If the last digit is even, the inmate will have visits on even dates throughout the year. If the last digit of the inmates DOC # is odd, he will have visits on odd dates (i.e. DOC #542971 are permitted visits on the corresponding odd dates Jan-Dec 1, 15, 27).

Note: General Population and Administrative Segregation Visits are one hour. Disciplinary Segregation visits are 30 minutes; once every seven days. The facility will not permit extra time during visits on weekends or holidays. Inmate visits may not be conducted during emergency conditions or exigent circumstances.

On Saturday and Sundays, the registration will stop from 2:15pm to 3:15pm. Visitors will be required to wait outside the gate. Visitation will resume at 4:30pm. Visitors already in the visiting room at that time will be allowed to continue with their visit until the allotted time is complete.

General Visiting Rules

  • Visitor badges must be visibly worn by the visitor at all times.
  • Each visitor must be seated on the visitor side of the table at all times.
  • For the safety and security of your child, children will not be seated on any table and must be supervised by an adult visitor for the duration of the visit.
  • Nothing shall be passed between the visitor and inmate. 
  • Disrespect toward any employee, visitor, or inmate is not tolerated
  • The use of vulgar, abusive, and/or threatening language is not tolerated
  • Any illegal or immoral acts will be subject to criminal and/or administrative action.
  • Hands must remain on the table in plain sight. Failure to do so will result in immediate termination of visit.

All visitors (16 years of age and older) must present a valid photo ID. Visitors are required to be frisked searched and fingerprint scanned upon entering the institution. No one will be given clearance to enter if they cannot clear the metal detector and/or the fingerprint process. It is the responsibility of the visitor to seek permission to enter from the warden’s office if they cannot clear the entry process.

Special Visits

Special visits may be grantedㅡat the discretion of the wardenㅡto persons whose names are not on the visiting list when special circumstances exist or extended to visitors when travel one way exceeds 200 miles. 

Arrangements should be made at least five business days in advance of the intended visiting date and time by the visitor contacting the warden’s office and a written request from the inmate. Special visits are only granted once per month.

Dress Code

All visitors, including children, must dress appropriately for visitation. All clothing must cover you from the neck to the kneecaps.

The following types of clothing are not allowed to be worn:

  • tube tops, tank tops, or halter tops
  • see-through clothing
  • mini-skirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes (at or above the kneecap)
  • form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, and leggings
  • clothes that expose a person's midriff, side, or back
  • tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and/or excessive splits
  • coats, jackets, shawls, and scarves will be placed in an appropriate area (Exceptions will be made for religious headdress)
  • shower shoes or flip flops

Physical Address

Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup
7930 Brock Bridge Road
Jessup, MD 20794

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General Phone Number

​​(410) 799-7610
(877) 313-0632

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and DOC Number
Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup
Post Office Box 549
Jessup, Maryland 20794

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make monitored outgoing calls during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Maryland, please click here.

How to Send Money

Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup uses a Lockbox system for friends and family members to send inmates money. The Lockbox is a service provided by a bank where money orders received at the designated P.O. Box are picked up and delivered to the bank responsible for processing and depositing the incoming Money Orders sent to inmates.

The Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services–Division of Correction only accepts Money Orders. NOTE: Cashier Checks, Personal Checks, Official Checks, Bill Pay Checks, Bank Checks, Non-Electronic Transfers, and Non-US Currency Checks/Money Orders will not be accepted.

You must include the following info on the money order:

  • The Inmate’s Name, Institution, and Inmate SID # (State Identification Number).
  • Sender’s Name and Address.

Please use Black or Blue Ink pen only on the money orders and neatly PRINT the required information.

Money Orders should be made payable to the Inmate (Full Committed Name; no AKA’s, etc) and sent to:

Inmate Name, DOC Number
Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup
P.O. Box 17111
Baltimore, MD 21297-0382

​Programs For ​Inmates

Educational classes at the Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup include GED,  ESL, and Vocational in a number of different subjects. This facility caters to inmates who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The Maryland Correctional Enterprise program is available to inmates, which features a print and graphic arts shop that is responsible for printing most of the Maryland state forms and letters.

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Careers at Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup

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