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Visitation normally occurs on the weekend and times are based on the inmate’s last name. Go to the visitation section to see exact times, requirements, and rules of visitation. Longer or alternate visitation hours may be arranged for persons who need to travel more than two hours to the jail. Please contact Support Services at 410-479-4126 to get more information. Visiting is a privilege and can be suspended or terminated if inmates or visitors violate the rules and regulations. Visitors who violate rules may be prohibited from future visits.
Please, call the non-emergency line at (410) 479-2222 to schedule a controlled burn.
In an emergency, the more information responders have, the better they can help. The actual dispatch of emergency services has already happened as soon as the location of the emergency is known. The 9-1-1 call taker relays the information that they receive to first responders in the field and remains on the phone with the caller to obtain additional information and provide instructions. The 9-1-1 Center utilizes a state-of-the-art network of computers, telephones and radios to communicate and dispatch information to others even while they are on the phone with you. The 9-1-1 call taker will use this time to confirm the name, address, and ask any additional questions. For example:
Suspect or vehicle information for crimes in progress.
Age of patient and are they conscious and breathing?
What is on fire and are there any other dangers?
Visit the Jobs Center for current openings within the Emergency Communications division.
You can become an EMT by attending a class at a community college or the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute. Becoming an EMT requires 175 hours of classroom training and 100 hours of clinical internship prior to licensure. Upon successfully obtaining a license to practice, the EMT then undergoes a clearance process with the county for medical director approval to render care.
You do not have to be affiliated with a department to obtain an EMT license, however, an EMT must either volunteer or become employed by a local department in order to provide care.
An EMT and a Paramedic both perform similar job functions and usually work together to crew an ambulance. The main difference between an EMT and Paramedic is education and training. Becoming an EMT requires 175 hours of classroom training and 100 hours of clinical internship prior to licensure. To become a paramedic, an individual must be an EMT for at least 12 months first, and undergo a training program of approximately 1,100 hours of classroom instruction and clinical rotations.
Please, visit the Jobs Center for a listing of current openings within the Emergency Medical Services division.
Emergency management is the prevention of, protection from, mitigation of, response to, and recovery from disasters and emergencies that threaten or cause widespread loss of life, injury, or other health impacts, property damage or destruction, social or economic disruption, or environmental degradation from natural, technological, or human-caused sources.
You can sign up for emergency alerts by registering for Smart911 here.
Be sure to download the app to make managing your account simple:
Download the Smart911 app for Apple.
Download the Smart911 app for Android.
A weather watch is when conditions are favorable for severe weather to develop, while a weather warning is issued when conditions are expected in the specified area of the warning.
A disaster supply kit should be stocked with the necessary items for your family's unique needs. Here are some suggested items to get you started:
If you need to evacuate your home, having some essential supplies on hand will make you and your family more comfortable:
Prepare a disaster supply kit in an easy-to-carry container such as a duffel bag or small plastic trash can. Include the following:
It is also a good idea to include some cash and copies of important family documents (birth certificates, passports, and licenses) in your kit.
You may apply either in person or download an application. With the exception of the Department of Corrections, we only accept job applications when we are advertising for a position. Applications can be also mailed, faxed, or emailed upon request.