Baltimore Pre-Release Unit – Maryland

Are you looking for somebody in Baltimore Pre-Release Unit?  Baltimore Pre-Release Unit is a correctional institution in the Maryland state prison system, which is part of the Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services.  This site tells you information about everything you might want to know about Baltimore Pre-Release Unit,like:  How to locate an inmate.  Visitation policies and procedures.  The address and phone number.  How to send mail and money to an inmate at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit.  And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
Year Opened: 1971
State: Maryland
County: Baltimore
DOC: Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services
Security Level: Pre-Release
Warden Name: Renee Alexander

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Contact Information

Here you have the street address and mailing address for Baltimore Pre-Release Unit. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to an inmate at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to mail a package or letter to a prisoner to learn how to correctly address it, and do the appropriate steps for sending a package or letter. If you don’t follow the correct protocol, it might not get delivered.

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
926 Greenmount Avenue 
Baltimore MD, 21202

Street Address / Prison Location

Address

Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
926 Greenmount Avenue 
Baltimore MD, 21202

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: (410) 234-1878
Fax Number: (410) 333-4344

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Use this address if you plan to visit an inmate. Make sure to read over the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections on this page if you are going to go to visit someone in prison at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit.

Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
926 Greenmount Avenue 
Baltimore MD, 21202

Directions

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Phone Number

Baltimore Pre-Release Unit prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t be able to call the inmate, but, there are times when it might be necessary to have the phone number to Baltimore Pre-Release Unit.
(410) 234-1878

State prison inmates are able to make calls using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax prisoners, but there are cases when it is helpful to have the fax number to the facility.

(410) 333-4344

Email Address

This is the general email address for Baltimore Pre-Release Unit. You won’t be able to contact individuals using this email. If you want to find out how to send an email to an inmate, go to the Inmate Email section on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates:
Total Staff:

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to a prisoner at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit you must follow an exact process to ensure that the email message gets to the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners can’t access the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are certain protocols that you must follow when sending a package or letter to a prisoner. If you don’t follow the procedures then the mail might be returned to you.

Before you proceed, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution staff will open and read all received general postal correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail may be read as frequently as is necessary to ensure security or monitor a problem having to do with an inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you should address mail to an inmate at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit:

INMATE NAME & INMATE ID NUMBER
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
926 Greenmount Avenue 
Baltimore MD, 21202

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary that was created to provide an account for inmate money and for buying items not provided by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Anyone may deposit funds to inmate’s accounts with Western Union and the U.S. Postal Service.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send prisoners funds by way of postal mail and have to send money to the address below and follow the policies given below:

The funds have to be a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is advisable to use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day holding period, during which the prisoner will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return funds that do not have valid prisoner info provided the envelope it was sent it has a return address. Cash and personal checks won’t be accepted for deposit so do not send any checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are from time to time transported to different prisons throughout Maryland, so sometimes you may have to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link here to find an Maryland prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Maryland state prisons: Maryland State Prisons

Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Inmate Search

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Baltimore Pre-Release Unit, you must be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Wednesday through Friday
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Holidays – New Year’s Day; July 4th; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day
No vistis Mondays and Tuesdays or on the 31st day of any month.

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Maryland state prison has its own policies for prison visits and these policies change regularly. The information discussed here may be changed now, so make sure to also go to Baltimore Pre-Release Unit’s site to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard will make sure each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log when entering the institution and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Picture id of visitors is required. The best forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state issued picture id is acceptable.

For all of the points shown below, check out the official Baltimore Pre-Release Unit site because this info is changed all the time:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Details about Baltimore Pre-Release Unit records coming.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Baltimore Pre-Release Unit death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Parole

Information about Maryland parole procedures to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Release

Information about getting released from Baltimore Pre-Release Unit coming soon.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about prison life at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

News

A section on news at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit to be added later.

Photos

A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit.

If you have any photos of Baltimore Pre-Release Unit that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a job at a prison? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility previously?

If so, click here: Baltimore Pre-Release Unit Jobs

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Website

The official website: Baltimore Pre-Release Unit Website

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
  • Victims have the right to notification.
  • Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • Victims have the right to restitution.
  • Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
  • Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Information about Baltimore Pre-Release Unit inmate family resources will be posted ASAP.

History

A Baltimore Pre-Release Unit history section to be added later.

Such as:

  • Famous Baltimore Pre-Release Unit inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Links

Information About Other Maryland State Prisons: Maryland State Prisons

Baltimore Pre-Release Unit Links

The official website: Baltimore Pre-Release Unit Website
Baltimore Pre-Release Unit Jobs

Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Links

Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Main Website
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Prison Directory
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Prison Map
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Prison Jobs
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Prison Inmate Search
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Most Wanted

Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Victim Services
Maryland Department of Safety & Correctional Services Visitation Policies
Sending Money to a Maryland State Prison Inmate

Sending Mail to Maryland State Prison Inmates
Sending Packages to Maryland State Prison Inmates
Maryland State Prison Inmate Phone Calls

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Baltimore Pre-Release Unit

Have you ever been a prisoner at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit? Do you have a family member or friend that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit someone at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Write down your experience because others will know what to expect.

Things you could write in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Staff and guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate programs and activities

If you are a prisoner at Baltimore Pre-Release Unit, leave your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.


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