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Updated on: March 25, 2020

Hancock County Jail inmate lookup: Charges, Bond, Current Housing Block, Mugshots, Case Number, Booking Date, Who's in jail, Warrants, Bookings, Description, Inmate Roster, Height, Warrant #, Statute, Description, Arrests, Release Date, Booking Number.

About Hancock County Jail

The Hancock County Jail is located in Ellsworth, Maine. The facility is operated and managed by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Hancock County Jail. 

A majority of the inmates in the Hancock County Jail reside in Hancock County. All inmates that are held in this facility have no more than a 2-year sentence. 

While being economical the mission of the Hancock County Jail is to supply the inmates with all the resources they need. 

The jail operates in a way that surpasses national and state standards. 

Hancock County Jail
Facility Name
Hancock County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
50 State Street, Ellsworth, ME, 04605
Postal Code
Hancock County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Hancock County Sheriff's Office

50 State Street, Ellsworth, Maine, 04605
[email protected]

Inmate Search

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Hancock County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Hancock County Sheriff's Department does.

The Hancock County Jail has its jail roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Hancock County Sheriffs Department. This database can be found on the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The file of the Hancock County Jail roster is a PDF. During normal business hours, It is updated frequently. The Hancock County Jail roster is in alphabetical order. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information about the inmates below:

  • Inmate Number
  • Charges
  • Inmate Name
  • Assigned Housing
  • Date of Birth
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Arrest Date
  • Mugshots

Sending a Mail

Family and friends are allowed to send written letters to Inmates in the Hancock County Jail. For safety reasons all letters will be examined when they arrive by the jail employees. 

There are a lot of things you are not allowed to send to the jail with your letters.

  • Gang Related Items
  • Glitter
  • Ribbons
  • Confetti
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • String
  • Stamps
  • Perfume
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Music Cards
  • Envelopes
  • Writing Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Polaroids
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

The Hancock County Jail inmates can get books, newspapers and magazines sent to them. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the jail. All books that are sent to the jail must be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. If a used or hardcover book is sent to the jail, it will be sent back to the sender. 

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Sending Money

In order for inmates to use the phone or buy things from the commissary inmates in the Hancock County Jail will need funds. There are several different ways to transfer funds to the inmates' account.


First, you can go to the Access Corrections website, to transfer funds online. However, you will need to create an account. There is no fee for this service.

By Phone

You can call 207-667-7588 to deposit funds into an inmate's account by phone. However, there is a fee for this service.


There is a kiosk in the Hancock County Jail lobby available between the hours of 7:30 am to 11 pm, daily.

Phone Calls

The Hancock County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who have a landline. You will not be able to receive a collect call on a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees that come from the collect call. Any fees that come from collect calls are not the Hancock County Jail responsibility.

During phone time, inmates can call their friends and family. The inmates are allowed  15-minute calls. The call will be disconnected when the 15-minutes is over.

Visiting Rules

Hancock County Jail inmates can have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, but they will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed to visit you will have to show either your driver’s license, state identification card, or your United States Passport. 

Make sure you put all of your personal items in your car since no personal items are allowed in the visitation area.   

The Hancock County Jail visits are video visits through Securus Technologies.  Inmates are not allowed contact visits in the Hancock County Jail. 

The Hancock County Jail visits are video visits through Securus Technologies. Inmates are not allowed contact visits. Visitations at the Hancock County Jail are a privilege and not a right.


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