Brockbridge Correctional Facility

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Brockbridge Correctional Facility
Location7930 Brock Bridge Road
Jessup, Maryland
StatusClosed
Security classMinimum Security
Opened1966
Managed byMaryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
WardenMichele Jones

Brockbridge Correctional Facility was a minimum security prison operated by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in Jessup, Maryland. The facility closed in 2019.

Prisoners[edit]

Prisoners at Brockbridge have done beach cleanup after storms hit Maryland.[1] In 2011, Brockbridge had a comedy night for the facility's talent night.[2] Ministers from St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fulton, Maryland visit Brockbridge.[3][4]

Security[edit]

In 2009, Brockbridge began using the BOSS, or Body Orifice Security Scanner, chair to find contraband.[5]

Notable incidents[edit]

In 2010, a fight broke out that injured several inmates.[6] In 2012, a Brockbridge Officer was accused of living a double life.[7] In 2007, an inmate was assaulted by a officer at Brockbridge.[8]

Notable inmates[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handel, Sarah. "Prison Work, Way Beyond License Plates And Rocks". NPR. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  2. ^ Appleton, Andrea. "A comedy workshop prepares inmates for standup at the Brockbridge Correctional Facility's "talent night"". City Paper. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Prison Ministry". Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Volunteers Live Gospel Message" (PDF). vincentbaltimore.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 July 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  5. ^ Morse, Dan. "Maryland using body scanner to find contraband in prisons". Washington Post. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  6. ^ Capps, Kriston. "Prison Fight Breaks Out in Jessup". NBC Washington. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  7. ^ McCabe, Scott. "Maryland corrections officer accused of leading double life". Washington Examiner. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Board Approves $40K Settlement For Beaten Inmate". CBS Baltimore. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  9. ^ Schlabach, Mark. "Todd Gurley: UGA's reluctant star". ESPN. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

Coordinates: 39°8′5″N 76°46′28″W / 39.13472°N 76.77444°W / 39.13472; -76.77444