Ordnance Road Correctional Center Visitation

Visitor information for the Ordnance Road Correctional Center.

Video Visitation

Video Visitation

The Ordnance Road Detention Center is pleased to introduce video visitation as a new service option. Please find detailed information about this service below.

Video visitation hours are as follows for both male and female inmates:

Sunday to Thursday: 0800-1130, 1230-1500, 1830-2130
Friday and Saturday: 0830-1100, 1230-1500.

Make Commissary Deposits

Upon admission to the JRDC, a commissary account is established for each inmate with the Office of Inmate Accounting. Any money that is collected during intake is deposited in an account to be used for Commissary purchases. No deposits of any kind will be accepted from visitors. Please see FAQs from the Home page to learn about our Lobby Kiosks, online and phone deposit methods to deposit money on an Inmate’s account.

Visitors shall be required to wear footwear and dress in a fashion that is not revealing or overtly provocative. Provocative clothing includes but is not limited to see-through apparel, shirts and blouses with plunging necklines, and pants/shorts with high cut splits.

Use of the visiting area is monitored.

Ordnance Road Visitation Rules

  • ALL VISITORS are required to present a driver’s license, government issued ID or a passport. If presenting a passport, visitors must provide a piece of mail (utility bill, phone bill, etc.) displaying their current mailing address.
  • All visitors MUST be checked in at least 30 minutes prior to the end of each visiting session. *NO EXCEPTIONS*.

Beginning December 17, 2021, the following mail practices shall be enforced:

All incoming mail must be sent to the facility in plain white, legal or letter sized envelopes and must be written on plain or lined white paper. All mail must include the inmate’s first and last name, sender’s first and last name and complete return address.

Any mail that does adhere to the following rules shall be processed as contraband. This list is not all-inclusive.

One of three things shall happen if we discover contraband in your mail:

1. We will return it to you.
2. We will destroy it if it presents a health or safety hazard to person or facility.
3. We will confiscate it as evidence in a criminal investigation.

Depending on the degree of contraband violation, we may restrict any future correspondence you have with an inmate.

  • Drugs (legal or illegal)
  • Containing food, clothing or cosmetic items
  • Adhesive material of any kind including stickers, tape, labels (including return address labels), decals, wax, etc.
  • Paper clips, staples, binder clips
  • Letter or envelope decorated with beads, ribbons, springs, glitter, etc.
  • Use of colored pencils, markers, glitter pens, gel pens, crayons, paint, watercolors, hi-lighters, inked rubber stamps or any colored ink pen other than blue or black
  • Correction tape or fluid (Wite-Out, etc.)
  • Greeting cards, note cards, musical cards, recordable cards, homemade cards or poster cards
  • Colored envelopes or colored stationery
  • Padded envelopes
  • Any non-paper items: plastic, metal, laminated, cardboard, cardstock, electronic, etc.
  • Anything gang related (photos, colors, writing symbols or hand gestures)
  • Correspondence in code or suspected code
  • Blank paper, blank envelopes, postage stamps
  • Items having stains or suspicious/unidentifiable substances or markings (including lipstick, bodily fluid, perfume)
  • Mail scented with perfume or other odors
  • Paper or envelopes that appear to have been wet and then dried or show any signs of water or liquid damage (blurred/altered ink, stains, etc.)
  • Pages or clippings from magazines, books or newspaper
  • Photos or drawings of nude, obscene or sexually explicit material
  • Photos that do not meet the following criteria:
    • Must come from approved facility vendor(s) only
    • No larger than 4” x 6”
  • Identification cards, credit/debit cards and/or reproductions thereof
  • Lottery tickets or prepaid telephone cards
  • Mail that violates a no-contact order or other court order
  • Cash, personal checks, second-party checks or money orders
  • Sports statistics for gambling
  • Paper folded in the form of origami
  • Envelope containing more than ten (10) sheets of paper per envelope
  • Envelopes larger than a standard business envelope (4”x9 ½”) or containing metal clasps
  • Books 
  • If magazines or newspaper are not new and sent directly from the publisher or approved internet distributor

Under Md. Code, CR § 9-412, introduction of contraband into a correctional facility is a crime punishable by up to 3 years imprisonment or a fine of up to$1,000 or both.

Video Visitation Hours

Male & FemaleSunday to ThursdayFriday & Saturday