The Somerset County Detention is responsible for protecting the citizens of Somerset County, Maryland by providing a safe, secure, and humane place of confinement for those persons committed by any Judicial System. The Detention Center is operated in accordance with applicable Federal, State and local laws.
The Detention Center maintains custody of those persons sentenced by the courts and those in a pre-trial status who are financially unable to post bond or those who by virtue of the court are to be held without bond.
Fulfilling our mission statement is no small task. Correctional Officers are academy-trained professionals. They develop and maintain a high standard of values such as integrity, honesty, firmness, fairness, and impartiality. The officers and staff strive to perform their duties to the best of their ability.
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