Jessup Correctional Institution – Maryland

Do you know somebody incarcerated at Jessup Correctional Institution? Jessup Correctional Institution is a state prison in the state prison system in Maryland. This page tells you all about everything related to Jessup Correctional Institution,such as: How to locate an inmate here. Visiting an inmate here. The prison’s address and phone number. How to send mail and money to an inmate. And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Jessup Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1991
State: Maryland
County: Howard County, Anne Arundel County
DOC: Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services
Security Level: Maximum
Warden Name: John Wolfe

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Contact Information

Below you will find the street address and mailing address for Jessup Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are mailing a letter or package to an inmate at Jessup Correctional Institution, and use the physical address if you need to know the location of Jessup Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures heading on this page before you send something to a prisoner to make sure that you properly address it, and follow the appropriate steps for sending a letter or package. If you do not use the appropriate protocol, the letter or package might not get delivered.

Jessup Correctional Institution
PO Box 534
Jessup MD, 20794

Street Address / Prison location


Jessup Correctional Institution
Post Office Box 534
Jessup MD, 20794

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number:


Map and Directions

Use the street address if you plan to visit a prisoner. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule information on this page before you go to visit someone in prison at Jessup Correctional Institution.

Jessup Correctional Institution
Post Office Box 534
Jessup MD, 20794


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Phone Number

Jessup Correctional Institution inmates don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t get to call the inmate, however, there are some times when it may be necessary to know the telephone number to the facility.

State prison inmates can sometimes make phone calls with:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Jessup Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to your inmate, but there are some times when it may be useful to know the fax number to Jessup Correctional Institution.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email address for the facility. You cannot email prisoners at this email. If you need to send an email to a prisoner, check out the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send email to a prisoner at Jessup Correctional Institution you must follow an exact process to make sure that the email message is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners do not have access to the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special rules that you must follow when mailing postal mail to a state prison inmate. If you don’t follow the procedures then the letters and packages might not make it there.

Before you proceed, you should read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Jessup Correctional Institution staff will open and read and inspect all received general correspondence. Received general correspondence may be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to ensure security or monitor any problems regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Shown here is the format for how you must address a letter to a prisoner at Jessup Correctional Institution:

Jessup Correctional Institution
PO Box 534
Jessup MD, 20794

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Inmate Money

Every state correctional institution has a Commissary that was started to provide prisoners a bank type account for inmate monies and for buying things not provided by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people may add funds to these accounts by sending it by Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends can to send prisoners money in postal mail and must send the moneyh to this address and follow the policies written below:

The money have to be a money order that is made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, and during this period the prisoner will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender money orders that don’t have valid prisoner info if the envelope has a return address. Checks and cash will not be accepted for deposit so don’t send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are frequently moved to various prison facilities in the state, so sometimes you may have to locate the location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to look up an state prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Maryland state prisons: Maryland State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Jessup Correctional Institution, you must know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Monday, Wednesday through Sunday
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Visiting Room is closed on Tuesdays.
Visits are permitted based on the last digit of the inmate’s DOC number and the day’s date.

Inmates with ending numbers 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 are permitted visits on the corresponding date ~
(e.g., January – December 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, etc.)

Inmates with ending numbers 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 are permitted visits on the corresponding date ~
(e.g., January – December 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, etc.)

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Maryland prison has their own procedures for prisoner visitation and these policies get changed regularly. The information listed below could be different when you are reading this, so make sure to also go to Jessup Correctional Institution’s site to find the most recent rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance guard will ensure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when they enter the visitation area and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Positive picture identification of all visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state picture I.D. is OK.

For all of the things shown below, check the actual correctional facility website because this information is changed often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about Jessup Correctional Institution records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Info about Jessup Correctional Institution death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


More information about Maryland parole process to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information about release procedures for Jessup Correctional Institution will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about life at Jessup Correctional Institution will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section to be added later.


A Jessup Correctional Institution photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Jessup Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Jessup Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Jessup Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a correctional facility? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility in the past?

If so, go to:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Info about Jessup Correctional Institution inmate family resources to be added later.


Jessup Correctional Institution history to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Jessup Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Maryland State Prisons: Maryland State Prisons

Jessup Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Jessup Correctional Institution

Have you ever been an inmate in Jessup Correctional Institution? Do you have a friend or family member that spent time there? Have you ever visited an inmate there?

If so, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write down your prison experience so that other people can learn what to expect.

Things you can include in the review:

  • Prison conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are an inmate here, include your address if you want to receive letters from people.

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