Frequently Asked Questions

Operations - Corrections

Q1. What inmate information can I obtain?

By Maryland law, we can tell you if someone is in our custody, provide you with their commitment number, and mailing address. For an inmate's identification # and location, contact Data Processing and provide the inmate's race, sex, full name, DOB and the SSN if known. You may contact Data Processing by phone at 410-585-3350, 3351, or 3352. The inmate locater is also available through the web at

Q2. What information is available about Capital Punishment in Maryland?

Capital Punishment Information.

Q3. How do I find employment opportunities?


Q4. How can I get telephone numbers and addresses for all state correctional facilities?

Correctional Facilities Locator