Maryland Correctional Institution – Jessup

The Maryland Correctional Institution – Jessup is a medium security state prison for men located in Jessup, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. It opened in 1981, first as an Annex to the state House of Correction and then as a separate facility, and holds a maximum of 1068 male inmates at medium security.

Maryland Correctional Institution Jessup houses approximately 1,040 adult males.  The average term an offender is housed at Jessup is eight years.  This facility has a $38.5 million budget and has a staff size of approximately 330.  Inmates can participate in the Maryland Correctional Enterprise program working in a print and graphic arts shop that is responsible for printing most of the state forms and letters.

Inmates can earn a GED while incarcerated and take ESL classes.  In addition, this prison was designed to cater to those who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Vocational courses in a variety of subjects and substance abuse treatments are also available.

The facility is immediately across the street from Jessup Correctional Institution (JCI) and Dorsey Run Correctional Facility (DRCF)

7803 House of Correction Rd
Jessup, Maryland 20794

Phone: (410) 799-7610
(877) 313-0632

Fax: (410) 799-7527

Phil Morgan

Assistant Warden:
John M. Kelson

Acting Chief of Security:
Keith Dickens

Security Level:

Year Opened: 1981