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Mission Statement

The mission of the Howard County Department of Corrections is to protect the citizens of Howard County by providing a secure facility for persons legally confined in the County. The Department provides for the safety of the inmates and staff by maintaining a humane, clean and orderly living and working environment. It is also the policy of this Department that no inmate is discriminated against with regard to programs, services, or activities on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, disability or political beliefs. 

The Administration and staff are dedicated to providing a balanced correctional program that meets applicable County, State, and Federal standards. Concerted efforts are made to ensure that the inmate’s human rights and dignity are not violated. The staff will be firm, fair, and impartial. 


Director  Deputy Director 

Jack Kavanagh,

Patricia Schupple,
Deputy Director



Corrections 2012 Annual Report   

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Howard County
Department of Corrections
7301 Waterloo Road
Jessup, MD 20794