|Location||13800 McMullen Hwy SW |
|Managed by||Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services|
Western Correctional Institution is close to two other correctional facilities: the high-tech "hyper max" North Branch Correctional Institution first opened as an extension of Western which, later was officially separated in 2003, and the Allegany County Detention Center. A third prison, the Federal Correctional Institution, Cumberland, is located in the same county.
- Nicholas Waggoner Browning – murdered his parents and two younger brothers in 2008.
- James Allen Kulbicki – Baltimore City police officer found guilty of murdering his mistress. Story turned into the 1996 TV movie "Double Jeopardy".
- Michael Thompson, another Baltimore police officer found guilty of murder. He could have got the death penalty but is facing life in jail.
- Joe Metheny – serial killer – died of natural causes in 2017 at Western Correctional Institution.
- "Western Correctional Institution". Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- "DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONAL SERVICES". Mayland Manual Online. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- "Maryland DOC Inmate Locator".
- "Double Jeopardy". IMDb. 30 January 1996.
- "Vicky Lee Austin Murder: Where is Michael Thompson Now?". 29 June 2021.