Corrections 

The Caroline County Department of Corrections operates the County Detention Center located at 101 Gay Street in Denton. The Detention Center is a historic building on the banks of the Choptank River and also serves as the home for the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.

The Detention Center is a secure correctional facility. Inmates can spend up to 18 months at the facility. Individuals with longer sentences are normally sent to a State prison.

Vision 


In Caroline County Department of Corrections will be nationally recognized as a department that believes its own employees are its greatest strength, and values the development of their talents, skills, and leadership. We will be known for dealing with tough issues by capitalizing on the strength of inter-agency collaboration. We will be nationally know as the department that takes responsibility for the greatest of problems and moves quickly and quietly to bring about successful change. The Caroline County Department of Corrections will be knows as one of the national leaders in the development and use of technology through system interoperability. We will be known for our belief in the value of the human being, and the way we protect those individuals, whether they are members of the public, our own employees, those we are obligated to keep safe and in custody, or victims of a crime. The Caroline County Department of Corrections will be known as an organization that focuses on its mission and take care of its people 

Charles Scott, Warden. 






Mission


The Caroline County Department of Corrections protects the public, its employees, and detainees and offenders under its supervision. We accomplish this mission not only by keeping out inmates securely within our facility, but by working hard to ensure that they emerge as more responsible citizens upon their reentry into society.