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Poplar Hill Pre-Release Unit

Inmate Phone & Debit Account Information

ConnectNetwork

ConnectNetwork is GTL’s authorized deposit and account management portal. With several different deposit methods available, ConnectNetwork is the quickest and most convenient option to fund a correctional account.

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AdvancePay® Prepaid Telephone Accounts

To accept calls from an inmate at this facility, we recommend you create an AdvancePay® prepaid telephone account. Prepaid calling works by placing money on your phone number so that when your inmate calls you the funds are deducted from the balance on your prepaid account.

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Offender Phone DEBIT Accounts

ConnectNetwork PIN Debit (Offender Phone) accounts allow you to make deposits to an offender’s PIN debit phone account.

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**Please note- fees may apply to all deposit methods. Specific terms are provided when making a deposit.**


Contraband ~ Criminal Violations

Pursuant to Maryland's Criminal Law Article, Sections 9-410 and 9-412 through 9-417, it is unlawful for a person to possess, deliver, or possess with intent to deliver contraband in a place of confinement. Such items include but are not limited to telecommunication devices, contraband to effect an escape, weapons of any type, alcoholic beverages, controlled dangerous substances, and tobacco.

It is unlawful for a person to deposit or conceal a telecommunication device in or about a place of confinement with the intent that it be obtained by a person detained or confined.

Violators are subject to arrest and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Upon conviction, violators are subject to imprisonment from periods of 3 to 10 years, fines of $1,000 to $5,000, or both.

Visiting Hours

***IMPORTANT***

Visiting hours are cancelled at ECI East, ECI West, ECI Annex and Poplar Hill Pre-release Unit on Friday, May 6. Regular visiting hours will resume on Saturday, May 7.

Wednesday
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
9:00 A.M. through 1:00 P.M.

Visitors should arrive at least one (1) hour prior to the end of the scheduled visiting hours to allow proper time for processing. However, processing time varies and is dependent upon the number of visitors.

Holidays: Holiday visits will be determined by the Warden and distributed through institutional memorandum. Visitors may call the Eastern Correctional Institution's mail phone number and follow the prompts for visiting hours and holiday visits. The inmate population is notified of visits and all changes through the inmate information channel.

Duration:  2 hours

General Information:

Use of restroom facilities is prohibited during visitation.  If either the inmate or a visitor requires the use of the restroom, the visit will be terminated at that time.  Please keep this in mind when visiting with small children.

All visitors are subject to canine (if available), electronic drug detection device (if available), and/or visual mouth searches prior to being allowed to visit an inmate. If you cannot clear the metal detector, you will be denied entry. Nothing may be brought into the institution except as authorized by the warden or designee. Any item brought into this institution in a manner other than authorized is contraband, and the person bringing the item into the institution is subject to criminal penalties.

A visitor 16 years of age and older must present photograph identification.

Children (18 years of age and younger) visiting the inmate must be immediate family to either the inmate or the visitor and must be accompanied by a person 18 years of age or older who is on the inmate's visiting list.

A maximum of three (3) visits per week.  The week shall begin on Tuesday and end on Monday.  Visits may be no longer that two (2) hours in duration and are limited to two (2) visits per day.

A maximum of five (5) visitors shall be allowed to visit an inmate at one time with no more than three (3) adults or no more than three (3) children in the group of five.

PHPRU Information

Address:
24090 Nanticoke Road
Quantico, Maryland 21856
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Phone: (410) 845-4580

Fax: (410) 543-6653

Facility Administrator:
William Maycock

Security Level: Pre-Release

Year Opened: 1950

Visitor Dress Code

All visitors, to include children, must dress appropriately for visitation.  All clothing must cover from the neck to the kneecaps.

The following types of clothing are not allowed to be worn:

  • tube tops, tank tops, or halter tops
  • see-through clothing
  • mini-skirts, mini-dresses, shorts, skorts, or culottes (at or above the kneecap)
  • form-fitting clothes such as leotards, spandex, and leggings
  • clothes that expose a person's midriff, side, or back
  • tops or dresses that have revealing necklines and/or excessive splits
  • coats, jackets, shawls and scarves will be placed in an appropriate area.