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Maryland 2019

Year: 
2019

The Jail System

Maryland has 30 jails in 23 counties. The jail population in 2019 was 12,160.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2019, the number of prisoners under the jurisdiction of the State of  Maryland correctional authorities was 18,595 located in 19 state prisons and held in custody of private prisons or local jails.

The Community Corrections System

As of December 31, 2019, Maryland community corrections population was 70,227 under probation and 9,669 under parole.

Methodology

The National Institute of Corrections depends on publicly available information to provide the information on this page.

The statistics for budgets, employee positions, and state prison facilities data come from state departments of corrections, other state reports and state agencies. If data is missing for a state, then we were unable to find that information.

The data on prison population and incarcerate rate come from the Prisoner in 2019 report released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). The report includes the count of prisoners in the unified systems of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Violent and property crime rates are provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

The number of counties per state comes from the United States Census Bureau.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
305
Violent Crime Rate: 
454
Property Crime Rate: 
1,950
Probationers: 
1,488
Parolees: 
205

Populations

Prison Population: 
18,595
Jail Population: 
12,160
Parole Population: 
9,669
Probation Population: 
70,227

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
19 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
30

Prisons

Prison Budget: 
$793,000,000