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Baltimore City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: October 17, 2022
Baltimore City Jail
954 Forrest Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

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The Baltimore City Jail is situated in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Baltimore City Jail is a part of the Baltimore Police Department. The Baltimore Police Department is the law enforcement agency that runs the Baltimore City Jail 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Baltimore City Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The Baltimore City Jail does not house offenders for more than three days due to their size.

If an offender is not released back into the community, the offender will be sent off the local county correctional facility.

Baltimore City Jail — General Information

Baltimore City Jail, City Jail.
954 Forrest Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

Now that you know that the Baltimore City Jail is indeed managed and operated by the Baltimore Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the Baltimore Police Department records.

That is a great question.

Since the police department is typically spread thin with patrolling the city, running the police department, and running the Baltimore City Jail they do not have time to have their inmate search public.

So, if you need information, you will need to get in contact with the Baltimore City Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

The offenders will not be held in the Baltimore City Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The Baltimore City Jail will return any inmate mail back to the sender. They will not forward the mail to the new facility, if they were transferred.

Sending Money

It was previously stated that the offenders in the Baltimore City Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the Baltimore City Jail will attend to all the needs of offenders such as ensuring all offenders get their three meals, personal hygiene, and access to a telephone to call home.

Offenders in the Baltimore City Jail have no need for cash.

Phone calls

Offenders will have access to a telephone, which they can use to call home on. The telephone calls are not free for you to pick up with, so you will have to keep that in mind when the offender calls you from the Baltimore City Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.


Offenders could receive visits if they are still in a holding pen in the Baltimore City Jail. Visits can be daily between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.

You should always give the Baltimore City Jail a call prior to leaving for the facility to ensure that the offender is still in the facility and has not been released or transferred to another facility.

Visiting Hours

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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