Howard County Detention Center, MD Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

410-313-5200
7301 Waterloo Road PO Box 250, Jessup, MD, 20794
Howard County Detention Center

In Jessup, Maryland is where you will find the Howard County Detention Center. The jail serves all of Howard County. The main goal of the Howard County Detention Center is to maintain a safe environment for everyone involved, staff and inmates included.

The Howard County Detention Center holds up to 361 inmates at any given time. Inmates both male and female, those who are awaiting trial, in trial, and those who have been sentenced are held in the Howard County Detention Center.

How to Find Someone in Howard County Detention Center

Doing an inmate search for Howard County Detention Center is very simple now.  

Using the inmate's first and last name, booking number, subject number, housing facility, and if they are currently in custody to successfully search an inmate. 

When doing a successful inmate search, you will find their personal identifying information, as well as their charges. Although, the roster will not have their mugshots posted to the general public.   
 

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. If you would like to send a written letter you can do so by sending it to the address listed below: 

Inmate Full Name, ID Number
Howard County Detention Center
7301 Waterloo Road PO Box 250, Jessup, MD, 20794

Make sure to include your return address before sending your letters. For safety reasons all mail gets inspected before it gets handed out to the inmates. All mail will be sent back to the sender or thrown out if it does not pass inspection.   

Sending Money

There are several different ways you can fund an inmate's account. Either way you choose, it is very simple.  

Online

However, the easiest way to fund an inmate's account is online. But there is a service fee going this route. The fee depends on how much money you will be transferring.  

Using the services listed below you can transfer funds to an inmate account in the Howard County Detention Center:

  • TouchPay
  • Access Secure
  • Western Union
  • JPay

Telephone

You can call the services listed above to make a deposit into an inmate's account as well. You can do so using the telephone numbers listed below: However, there is a service charge to transfer funds over the phone as well.

  • JPay 1-800-574-5729
  • TouchPay 1-866-850-3326
  • Access Secure 1-866-345-1884

Phone calls

The Howard County Detention Center contracts with Global Tel Link also referred to as GTL for short for there telephone services. In order for an inmate to make phone calls, you will need to fund their phone account.

By either using the kiosk at the jail lobby, over the phone, on the internet or by mail you are able to fund an inmate's account.

Email

Inmates at the Howard County Detention Center do not have a way to get onto the internet however, you can send each other messages if their JPay account is funded. It's basically the same as traditional email and so much faster than traditional mail.  

There is no fee for family and friends to use the JPay service, however, the inmates are charged to use this service.    

Visiting Rules

Inmates at the Howard County Detention Center are allowed to get visitors. There is an updated visitation schedule that can be picked up in the jail lobby.

Inmates are allowed to have 2 adult visitors at a time. Make sure to leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area.  

At the Howard County Detention Center there is a strict dress code that must be followed or you will not be permitted in the visitation area. Dress code rules consist of: No tank tops, no revealing clothing, no miniskirts, no swimwear and no pajamas. Dress code must be kept to business casual.

You will not be allowed in the visitation area if you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.   

Minors under the age of 17, will need to stay with their legal guardian. You will be asked to leave if children are acting up or behave in a negative way.

Visiting schedules are dependent on what housing unit they are located in.

Howard County Detention Center Sheriff's Office

Address: 1800 West Markland AvenueKokomo, IN 46901
Phone: Dispatch (765) 457-1105
Fax: (765) 456-2145
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.howardcosheriff.com/

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Howard County Detention Center
7301 Waterloo Road PO Box 250, Jessup, MD, 20794

Howard County Detention Center Information

Jail Name Howard County Detention Center
Jail Type County Jail
Location 7301 Waterloo Road PO Box 250, Jessup, MD, 20794
Phone 410-313-5200
City Jessup
Postal Code 20794
State Maryland
County Howard County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Holiday

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates at Howard County Detention Center are allowed to have 3 25-minute visits for each calendar week.

Inmates are allowed to have more visits in a calendar week if it gets approved by the Watch Commander.

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