Prison

Services Provided: 

The Caroline County Department of Corrections operates the County Detention Center located at 101 Gay Street in Denton. The Detention Center is a historic building on the banks of the Choptank River and also serves as the home for the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.

The Detention Center is a secure correctional facility. Inmates can spend up to 18 months at the facility. Individuals with longer sentences are normally sent to a State prison.

410-479-2517
Services Provided: 

The Department of Juvenile Services (DJS) is an executive agency whose primary task is to appropriately manage, supervise, and treat youth who are involved in the juvenile justice system in Maryland.

The Department of Juvenile Services is involved in nearly every stage of the juvenile justice process from the moment a youth is brought into a juvenile intake center by the police or as a result of a citizen complaint to the time when a youth returns to the community after completing treatment.

Contact: 
Taneesha L. DeShields, Supervisor
410-819-6556
317 Carter Avenue
Ste. 105
Denton, MD 21629
Services Provided: 

Provides counseling for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault, suicide prevention, support groups, emergency shelter, shelter referral, medical care, and assistance with the process of prosecution.

410-749-HELP
Services Provided: 

PRISM exists to assist current inmates of Maryland state prisons with their 8th Amendment rights, specifically medical issues and sentence calculations. In order to begin the process, inmates must write to the address above.

PRISM does NOT deal with civil or criminal cases or appeals.

410-778-1700
PO Box 929
Chestertown, MD 21620