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Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup

Inmate Phone & Debit Account Information


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AdvancePay® Prepaid Telephone Accounts

To accept calls from an inmate at this facility, we recommend you create an AdvancePay® prepaid telephone account. Prepaid calling works by placing money on your phone number so that when your inmate calls you the funds are deducted from the balance on your prepaid account.

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Offender Phone DEBIT Accounts

ConnectNetwork PIN Debit (Offender Phone) accounts allow you to make deposits to an offender’s PIN debit phone account.

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**Please note- fees may apply to all deposit methods. Specific terms are provided when making a deposit.**


The facility is located on House of Corrections Road in Jessup, MD 20794. Entering from Route 175 bear left at the 1st and 2nd fork in the road and the institution will be on the right. Drive straight down to the end of the road that leads to visitor parking.

Visting Hours

Saturday and Sunday-12 pm-3 pm and 4:30 pm-8 pm

Monday and Friday- 4:30 pm-9 pm

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

Visit Registration starts (1) one hour prior to the start of visits.

Visit Registration ends (1) one hour prior to the close of visits.

Frequency of Visits:

Visits will be permitted on an odd/even schedule with one (1) 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 (1) one hour. Disciplinary Segregation visits are 30 minutes; once every (7) days. The facility shall not permit extra time visits on the 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.

Identification Requirements & Search Procedures:

A visitor 16 years of age and older shall present a valid photograph ID. “Photograph Identification” means a card bearing the holders name, date of birth, address, and photograph that has been issued by a government agency, that is, driver’s license or other state or federal identification card. Visitors are required to be frisked searched and fingerprint scanned upon entering the institution. No visitor 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.

Visiting Room 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 shall not be seated on any table and must be supervised by the adult visitor for the duration of the visit.
  • Nothing shall be passed between the visitor and inmate. •Disrespect toward any employee, visitor, or inmate shall not be tolerated
  • The use of vulgar and abusive and or threating language shall not be tolerated
  • Any illegal or immoral acts shall 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.

Special Visit Requirements:

Special visits may be granted, at the discretion of the warden, to persons whose names are not on the visiting list when special circumstances exist or extended to visitors where travel one way exceeds 200 miles. Arrangements should be made at least (5) 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.


Van services may be listed on the inmate bulletin board as means of transportation into the institution for visitors; however there are no public transportation routes available in this area.

MCI-J Information

7803 House of Correction Rd
Jessup, Maryland 20794
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Phone: (410) 799-7610
(877) 313-0632

Fax: (410) 799-7527

Christopher S. Smith

Assistant Warden:
Damean Stewart

Acting Chief of Security:
Reginald Shepphard

Security Level:

Year Opened: 1981

Visitor Dress Code

All visitors including children shall dress appropriately in order for visitation to be granted. The following clothing items may not be worn when visiting an inmate: tube tops, tank tops, halter tops, See-through clothing, miniskirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, culottes (at or above the kneecap), form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, leggings, clothes that expose a person’s midriff, side, or back and tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and excessive splits or both. Outerwear such as coats, jackets, and shawls shall be stored in available lockers. Items such as suit jackets, dress coats, or sport coats may be worn and will be subject to search when passing through the metal detector. These rules apply to all visitors’ to include children.