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Contraband ~ Criminal Violations

Pursuant to Maryland's Criminal Law Article, Sections 9-410 and 9-412 through 9-417, it is unlawful for a person to possess, deliver, or possess with intent to deliver contraband in a place of confinement. Such items include but are not limited to telecommunication devices, contraband to effect an escape, weapons of any type, alcoholic beverages, controlled dangerous substances, and tobacco.

It is unlawful for a person to deposit or conceal a telecommunication device in or about a place of confinement with the intent that it be obtained by a person detained or confined.

Violators are subject to arrest and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Upon conviction, violators are subject to imprisonment from periods of 3 to 10 years, fines of $1,000 to $5,000, or both.

Visiting Hours

Always check the DPSCS home page for additional weather related or visiting hour changes, if any.

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Duration:  30 minutes

Two (2) visitors are permitted to see one (1) inmate at a time; this does not include infants or toddlers. 

General Information:

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All visitors,18 years of age or older, must be on the visiting list and are required to present a government-issued ID containing: name, address, date of birth and photo.

Any person under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and is required to be a relative of the inmate or visitor.

Two (2) visitors are permitted to see one (1) inmate at a time; this does not include infants or toddlers.

THRESHOLD Information

1702 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Phone: (410) 727-0100

Fax: (410) 727-0103

Executive Director:
NIcole Halsey

Visitor Dress Code

All visitors, to include children, must dress appropriately for visitation.  All clothing must cover 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.