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Maryland Correctional Institution - Jessup

Inmate Phone & Debit Account Information


ConnectNetwork is GTL’s authorized deposit and account management portal. With several different deposit methods available, ConnectNetwork is the quickest and most convenient option to fund a correctional account.

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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.**

Visiting Information

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

Visiting a Maryland correctional facility over the holidays? Many have made changes to visitation for Christmas and New Year's. Check out the updated schedules here.

General Population

Duration: 1 hour

Monday and Friday: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Inmates can either have a visitor on Saturday or Sunday:
12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Administrative Segregation

Duration: 1 hour

Monday and Friday: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Inmates can either have a visitor on Saturday or Sunday:
12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Disciplinary Segregation

Duration: 30 minutes

Monday and Friday: 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Inmates can either have a visitor on Saturday or Sunday:
12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

On Saturday and Sunday 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 will be allowed to continue with their visiting until the allotted time is complete.

General Information:

All visitors are subject to canine search (if available), electronic drug detection device search (if available), random frisk search before entering the visiting room and/or visual mouth searches prior to being allowed to visit an inmate. If you cannot clear the metal detector or the fingerprint process, you will be denied entry. If you require authorization to enter due to a previous criminal history or will not clear the metal detector due to metal implants or medical reasons please contact the warden’s office for further information.

Nothing may be brought into the institution except as authorized by the warden. Any item brought into this institution in a manner other than authorized, is contraband and the person bringing the item into the institution is subject to criminal penalties. The lockers in the institution are a fee of $.50 (two quarters) per visit. No packages, electronic devices, money orders, control drug substance, cash or checks are permitted into the institution or to be stored in the lockers by visitors. Inmate mail must be sent to P.O. Box 549, Jessup, Maryland 20794. Money orders should be mailed to the inmate at P.O. Box 17111 Baltimore, MD 21297-1111.

A visitor 16 years of age and older must present photograph identification. Visitors 17 years of age or younger visiting the inmate must be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older who is on the inmate's visiting list. Visitors under 18 years of age must be immediate family of the inmate or the visitor. The visitor’s badge will remain on the visitor’s person at all times. Visitors must enter and exit the visiting room as a group. During the visit touching each other at the beginning, kissing each other on the mouth, use of restroom facilities and taking pictures is prohibited. Please keep this in mind when visiting with small children. No more than three (3) adult and three (3) children visitors may visit an inmate at one time. Visitors with children under 6 months of age are allowed one (1) clear bottle, one (1) pacifier, one (1) receiving blanket and all children must remain seated throughout the visit. A nursing mother may breastfeed her infant in the visiting room as long as the officers are informed prior to the start of the visit and the mother can do so without distracting others.



MCI-J Information

Post Office Box 549
Jessup, Maryland 20794
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Phone: (410) 799-7610
(877) 313-0632

Fax: (410) 799-7527

Phil Morgan

Chief of Security:
Carlos Bivens

Security Level:

Year Opened: 1981

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.