Community Corrections Center
500 LANDING LANE
ELKTON, MARYLAND 21921
TELEPHONE – (410) 996-5810
The Community Corrections Center is a minimum security facility with an operating capacity of 64 Inmates. Male and Female Inmates may serve their sentence at the Center.
The purpose of the Center is to house and rehabilitate individuals who have been convicted of a crime but who, in the judgment of the Court and appropriate Correctional Personnel, can participate in community activities such as employment and rehabilitation programs without posing a substantial danger to the community.
The Center operates pursuant to the Annotated Code of Maryland, Correctional Services Section 11-301 through 11-320 and Section 9-105). All Inmates must satisfy placement criteria and upon acceptance, may continue or pursue employment in the community.
Inmate Services - Inmates that are housed in the Community Corrections Center may be assigned to participate in programs or activities that support non-profit organizations or community events:
S P C A
The Community Corrections Center partners with the SPCA of Cecil County by offering Inmate Labor for building rehabilitation, maintenance, and grounds keeping activities. Inmate activities are mutually agreed upon by the Sheriff’s Office and SPCA.
Cecil County Landfill
The Community Corrections Center partners with the Central Landfill by providing Inmate labor to assist in the day to day operation of the facility. Inmates assigned to this work-site are supervised by Landfill Staff.
Cecil County Road Crew
The Community Corrections Center operates an Inmate Road Crew to remove litter from County Roads. Inmates assigned to the County Road Crew may also be assigned to help with special events and non-profit organizations. Roadside litter activities are limited to collection and bagging of litter. The County Roads Department is responsible for collecting the bags and proper disposal at the Landfill. Weather permitting, this activity occurs year round.
Inmates assigned to the Community Corrections Center participate in many special events, and support several non-profit organizations. The following activities are examples of Community involvement:
- Help Center, Elkton
- Public Libraries
- Cecil County Fair, Fair Hill
- Firefighter Challenge
- Salute to Cecil County Veterans, North East
- Special Olympics
- Relay for Life
- Sunfest, Rising Sun
- Elkton Little League
- Perryville Park
- Ragin on the River, Port Deposit
State Highway Administration
The Cecil County Sheriff’s Office partners with the State Highway Administration (SHA) for the purpose of using Inmate Labor to perform unskilled and semi-skilled work activities throughout Cecil County. Inmates assigned to this project are housed in the Community Corrections Center and classified minimum security. The SHA and the Sheriff’s Office recognize the mutual benefits of the program including productive work activities and reducing Inmate idleness.
The following services are performed by Staff at the Center:
Fingerprint Services Discontinued.....
The FBI is no longer accepting paper fingerprint cards, nor will they accept submissions that are not electronically or digitally captured. As a result, the Community Corrections Center can no longer provide fingerprinting services for the public. Individuals requiring fingerprinting services are directed to one of the approved electronic fingerprint capture locations. For a listing of those sites, please visit www.dpscs.maryland.gov (click on the 'Fingergprinting Services' link)
Fingerprinting – Fingerprinting services are provided at the Center free of charge in accordance with the posted schedule. No appointment is necessary during these hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
If an individual is unable to appear at the Center during normally scheduled hours, they may contact the Center at (410) 996-5533 to schedule an appointment. Applicants must provide a Fingerprint Card and present a valid Driver’s License to complete this service. The address on the Fingerprint Card and the Driver’s License must be the same address and reflect where the applicant currently resides.
Drug Court – The Circuit Court of Cecil County operates a Drug Court Program, and the Community Corrections Center actively participates in the program by testing participants for substance abuse and assigning a Staff person to the Drug Court Team. The Drug Court serves as an alternative program to incarceration as well as an addiction treatment program.
Questions regarding the Community Corrections Center may be directed to:
Major Jeff Clewer
Director of Community Corrections
500 Landing Lane
Elkton, Maryland 21921
410) 996-5847 – Telephone
(410) 996-5515 – Fax