Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Policy

In accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 14.33.02.01-.12, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is dedicated to ensuring this website is in compliance with non-visual accessibility requirements. For more information on these regulations, please visit the Maryland Information Technology Nonvisual Access Website. All individuals with visual disabilities should be able to access the information and data on this website. DPSCS has strived to make this site accessible to all users and will continue these efforts on a regular basis.

Accessing Documents in Different File Formats

This website provides content in several formats. Some of these formats require plug-ins or separate browser components. All required plug-ins are free to use. PDF documents allow you to obtain publications in their original format. In order to view and/or print PDF documents, you must first download the Acrobat Reader software. For best results, make sure you install version 6 or later of the Acrobat Reader. Other plug-ins you may need are: Microsoft Word Viewer and Microsoft Excel Viewer.

If after downloading the plugins and other necessary applications you are still experiencing difficulty accessing information on www.dpscs.state.md.us, please send an email to the webmaster. In your email please tell us what information you were seeking, the URL (web address) of the material you tried to find, and your contact information.

Font Resize

As a standard we have limited the font resize buttons to only affect the main content of the site. Internet Explorer and FireFox both support global font resize and page resize.

To adjust the font size in Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on View in the Menu Bar
  2. Then select Text Size
  3. Select the desired text size

To adjust the font size in FireFox, Netscape:

  1. Go to the View in the Menu Bar
  2. Then select Text Size
  3. Select Increase, Decrease or Normal

Shortcuts:

  1. Mac: Command+
  2. Windows: CTRL+

To resize the entire site in Internet Explorer:

  1. Go to the View in the Menu Bar
  2. Then select Zoom
  3. Select desired zoom percentage

To resize the entire site in FireFox:

  1. Go to the View in the Menu Bar
  2. Then select Zoom
  3. Select Zoom in or Zoom out