Western Correctional Institution

The Western Correctional Institution (WCI) is a maximum security state prison for men located in Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland. It has an official capacity of 1793.

Western Correctional Institution is close to two other correctional facilities: the high-tech “hyper max” North Branch Correctional Institution first opened as an extension of Western which, later was officially separated in 2003, and the Allegany County Detention Center. A third prison, the Federal Correctional Institution, Cumberland, is located in the same county.

13800 McMullen Highway, S.W.
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Phone: (301) 729-7000
(877) 286-3965

Fax: (301) 729-7024


Assistant Warden:
Ronald Weber

Chief of Security:
Bradley Butler

Security Level:

Year Opened: 1996