Prison Overcrowding: Maryland

Below is a summary of information including: statistics from Maryland’s Department of Public Safety and Corrections, an overview of the state’s prison system, as well as helpful references and points of contact.

DOC COSTS

  • Annual budget – $1 billion
  • Average annual cost per inmate – #31,200

DOC STAFF and POPULATION

  • Total department active personnel – 11,740
  • Total incarcerated under DOC jurisdiction – 26,748
  • Total number of facilities – 34
  • Average sentence and time served
  • Average age – 35.6 years
  • Compete with private industry – Yes

 PAROLE AND PROBATION

  •  Facilities – 50
  • Population – 66,118

OVERCROWDING QUICK FACTS

POINTS OF CONTACT

Maryland Department of Corrections
300 East Joppa Road
Suite 1000
Towson, Maryland 21286
(410) 339-5081

HELPFUL LINKS

Maryland Parole and Probation charts
Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections

See also:

Massachusetts Prison Overcrowding