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Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities Visits Suspended Immediately  (March 16, 2020) – In order to protect our inmates, their families and our staff, the Anne Arundel County Department of Detention Facilities is suspending all visits to its Jennifer Road Detention Center and Ordnance Road Correctional Center effective today, March 16, 2020.

When visitation suspension is lifted, this site will be updated.

Jennifer Road Detention Center: Inmates are allowed 2 personal visits per week. Visits may be one hour in duration unless visitation activity is heavy and termination after 30 minutes is necessary to accommodate all visitors. Up to 2 visitors may visit an inmate at one time. Click on the link below for the visiting schedule and more visitor information. 

Ordnance Road Correctional Center: Inmates are permitted three 30 minute visits per week limited to no more than 2 visits on any one day. A visit may be denied if it conflicts with a program in which the inmate is participating.

Visiting Hours

  • Jennifer Road Detention Center

    EFFECTIVE: January 7, 2019

    Visiting Hours 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sunday A1, A2, A4, A5, B6 D2 C3, C4, C5, C6, C7, C8
    Monday B3, B4 Intentionally Left Blank D1, D3
    Tuesday B2, B5 B1, A4 D2
    Wednesday D4, E1, E3-E5 Females, R1 & R2 C3 A3, C1, C2, 
    E2-E5 Males
    Thursday Intentionally Left Blank C6, C7, C8 A1, A2, A5, B6
    Friday C3, C4, C5 C1, C2 D4, E1, B1, E3-E5
    Females, R1 & R2 
    Saturday A3, C1, C2
    E2-E5 males
    D1, D3 B2, B3, B4, B5
    AACDDF does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

    D4 and E1 - Women's Dorms
    A4 - Juvenile Dorm

    NOTE: All visitors must be checked in at least 30 minutes prior to the end of each visiting session. NO EXCEPTIONS.

    If you require a special accommodation for a disability, you must make the request when you arrive at the facility.

    The Jennifer Road Detention Center is a place of business and public agency.  Therefore, revealing, suggestive and provocative attire is prohibited.  Visitors shall be required to wear footwear and dress in an appropriate fashion.

    The following apparel will not be permitted for either male or female visitors:

    • See-through apparel
    • Shirts and blouses with plunging necklines
    • Pants and shorts with high-cut splits
    • Halter tops
    • Cropped shirts or jerseys
    • Mini skirts or dresses
    • No shorts above the mid-thigh line
    • Form fitting clothes, such as leotards, spandex and leggings
    • Clothes that expose a person’s midriff, side or back
    • Tube tops/tank tops

    The above list is not all inclusive. If a member of the Detention Center’s Staff determines attire to be inappropriate, revealing, suggestive or provocative, you will be asked to leave and return appropriately attired. 

  • Ordnance Road Correctional Center
    Gender Days/Times Day/Time
    Males Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday

    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Females Wednesday Saturday

    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Inmates are permitted three visits per week with family members or personal friends. The General Visiting Schedule is posted in housing units and is available  by calling (410) 222-4900.  Visits may be a half hour in duration unless visitation activity is heavy. Up to 2 visitors may visit you at one time.
    All visitors, unless under the age of 18 and accompanied by their parent or guardian, will be required to present a picture ID and a current address.  All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.
    If you require an accommodation for a disability you should make the request when you arrive at the facility.
    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.

Rules for Visitors

* Attention Visitors *
Inmates are allowed two visits per week with friends and family members on a non-contact basis. Up to two (2) visitors (adults) may visit an Inmate at one time providing they check in together.  The visiting schedule is posted in all housing units and is available to the general public by calling (410) 222-7374.

​A visit may be one hour in duration unless visiting activity is very heavy, then termination after 30 minutes may be necessary. 

All visitors are required to present Driver's License, Government Issued ID or Passport. If presenting a passport, visitors must have a piece of mail (utility bill, phone bill, etc.) with their current mailing address. No visitors will be permitted to enter without this identification.

Any visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Legal guardians must show guardianship documentation to bring minor children to visit.

NOTE:  You can now find the inmate’s housing location and more by using the “Inmate Locator” option

Incoming Mail

Beginning May 30, 2014, the following mail practices will be enforced:

All incoming mail must be sent to the facility in white, legal or letter sized envelopes. Incoming legal mail will be exempt from the white envelope rule; however, the Officer who searches the legal mail in front of the inmate must retain the envelope and dispose of it. Any mail which does not fall within the guidelines will be returned to sender. Mail will be returned to sender for reasons to include, but not limited to, those noted below:

  • No inmate name
  • Stickers of any kind (including return address labels)
  • Rubber inked stamps
  • Tape
  • Colored pencils, markers, glitter, crayons, paint, watercolors or wax on the envelope or in the body of the correspondence
  • Paperclips or staples
  • Correction tape/fluid
  • Greeting cards
  • Colored envelopes (except legal mail)
  • Padded envelopes
  • Any non-paper items
  • Plastics, or anything laminated or made of cardboard
  • Anything gang-related (photos, colors, writing symbols, or hand gestures)
  • Homemade cards or poster cards
  • Blank paper, blank cards, or stamps
  • Magazines or newspapers (unless sent direct from the publisher or Internet book distributor)
  • Items having suspicious stains or markings
  • Instant camera photos (i.e., Polaroids)
  • Food or cosmetic items
  • Photos larger than 4” x 6”
  • Pictures or drawings of nude, obscene or sexually explicit material
  • Musical or recordable cards
  • Foreign unidentified substances
  • Correspondence in code
  • Magazine or newspaper clippings
  • Identification cards or facsimiles
  • Lottery tickets or prepaid phone cards
  • Mail that violates a no-contact order or other court order
  • Cash, personal checks or second party checks
  • Books or pages from books
  • Sports statistics for gambling
  • Paper folded in the form of origami
  • Items having suspicious stains or markings
  • Instant camera photos (i.e., Polaroids)
  • Blank paper, blank cards or stamps


131 Jennifer Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 222-7374
600 East Ordnance Road
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
(410) 222-4900