Family, friends and neighbors are encouraged to visit inmates. Each inmate is allowed one 30-minute visit per week. Visitors must be placed on the Inmate's Visitor list via the Inmate Visitor Application. The Inmate Visitor Application must be initiated by the incarcerated Inmate. The Inmate will be given the application at intake or may request an application in writing from their assigned Counselor. Inmate Visitor Application forms cannot be picked up at the facility by family or friends. Only completed Inmate Visitor Application forms will be accepted at the facility or they can be sent in via mail. You can contact the office at 410-996-5800 with any questions.

Visitors will be denied visiting privileges based on the following criteria:

  1. The applicant provided inaccurate information on the Visitor Application.
  2. The applicant is under the age of 18 and without a parent or legal guardian.
  3. The applicant has been incarcerated at CCCF within the last 12 months.
  4. The applicant has active arrest warrants.
  5. The applicant has a protective order placed on the individual they are requesting to visit.
  6. The Inmate has a protective order placed on the applicant.
  7. Any safety or security reasons as determined by an Officer.
  8. Any violations of rules or regulations of which are posted in the visitation area or on this website.

Every Saturday the visitation schedule is as follows: 


Sign in Time

General Population

7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

  Lower Maximum Custody Males

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Upper Maximum Custody Males 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM 

Special Housing

12:30 PM to 1 PM

Female Unit

6:30 PM to 7 PM

Authorized Segregation

7:30 PM to 8 PM


Visitation Rules

Visitation is an inmate privilege.  Visiting privileges may be revoked, cancelled, or suspended if an inmate is on disciplinary action. Visiting sessions will be cancelled in the event of an emergency situation.

  1. Visitors must register with the Correctional Officer in charge of visiting. Visitors are not allowed in the building for visiting until thirty (30) minutes before the start of visiting.
  2. Visiting is on a first-come-first-served basis. Visiting sessions are limited to thirty (30) minutes each week.
  3. All visitors are subject to search while in the Detention Center. Food and beverages are prohibited in the visiting area.
  4. Visitors must be 18 years or older with a photograph identification. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied at all times by a parent or legal guardian. Birth Certificate or proof of guardianship is required.
  5. Parents/Guardians are responsible for the direct care and control of the children they bring to the facility.
  6. Drugs or alcoholic beverages are prohibited on Detention Center property. Persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be denied visits and may be subject to arrest.
  7. All visitors must be dressed appropriately. Bikinis, halter/tube tops, excessively short shorts/skirts, and transparent or sheer clothing will not be allowed in the visiting area.
  8. One (1) adult will be permitted to visit an inmate at a time. No more than two (2) adults may register to share the allotted ½ hour visit.
  9. Inmate property will only be accepted or released during the hours of 8 AM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
  10. No cameras, video equipment, or tape recorders will be allowed in the Detention Center.
  11. Handbags, purses, briefcases, or other bags are not allowed in the visiting area. It is recommended that visitors not bring personal belongings to the Detention Center or leave all personal belongings in a secure area of their vehicle while in the Detention Center. The Detention Center will not be responsible for any article(s) lost, damaged, or stolen from vehicles parked on our property.
  12. Smoking is prohibited inside all areas of the Detention Center. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the building.
  13. Visitors that have "No Contact" orders issued from the court will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
  14. Disruptive noise or behavior, as determined by staff, will not be tolerated. Individuals engaging in such activity will be asked to leave.
  15. Any violations of the rules will be cause for removal from the Cecil County Detention Center.
  16. Loitering is strictly prohibited. Those determined to be on Detention Center property for reasons other than to conduct legitimate business will be asked to leave. 

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