Roxbury Correctional Institution

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Roxbury Correctional Institution
Location18701 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, Maryland
Security classLevel II Medium adult males
Managed byMaryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services
WardenCasey Campbell

Roxbury Correctional Institution is a medium security prison operated by the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in Hagerstown, Maryland.


In 2014, twenty-five war veterans at Roxbury took part in the nationally recognized POW/MIA recognition day.[1]

In 2015, Darryl Strawberry gave a motivational speech to inmates at Roxbury.[2] Inmates at Roxbury take care of animals through a program that also benefits the inmates.[3]

Notable incidents[edit]

While a Roxbury guard, Jeffrey Wroten, was guarding an inmate at a local hospital, the inmate shot and killed Wroten.[4]

Two former guards were sentenced to prison in federal court for assaulting an inmate.[5]


  1. ^ Theodros, Abby. "Incarcerated Veterans Honor Fallen Heroes". Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  2. ^ Calhoun, Caleb. "Fallen baseball star Strawberry preaches redemption to inmates". Herald-Mail Media. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  3. ^ Notarianni, Alicia. "Program brings hope to inmates and animals at Roxbury Correctional Institution". Herald Mail. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  4. ^ Williamson, Elizabeth. "Md. Corrections Officer Shot by Prisoner Who Took His Gun Dies". Washington Post. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Two Former Officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution Sentenced in Connection with Assault of an Inmate". Justice Department. Retrieved 4 August 2015.

Coordinates: 39°33′27″N 77°43′1″W / 39.55750°N 77.71694°W / 39.55750; -77.71694