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Updated on: May 15, 2022

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About Penobscot County Jail

The Penobscot County Jail is located in Bangor, Maine. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Penobscot County Jail. 

The Penobscot County Jail made up of several facilities.

These facilities are different from one another. All of these buildings are responsible for detaining different kinds of inmates. In the buildings at the Penobscot County Jail, the number of inmates varies.

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

In the way, the Penobscot County Jail operates it surpasses national and state standards.

Penobscot County Jail
Facility Name
Penobscot County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
85 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME, 04401
Postal Code
Penobscot 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

Penobscot County Sheriffs Department / Penobscot County Jail

Troy J. Morton
85 Hammond Street, Bangor, Maine, 04401
[email protected]

Inmate Search

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

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

The Penobscot County Jail roster is set up in alphabetical order. You will need to keep scrolling until you find the inmate’s full name.

You will click on the inmate's name when you see it. When doing a successful inmate search you will see the information listed below:

  • Inmate’s Full Name
  • Sex
  • Date of Birth
  • Race
  • Booking Date
  • Booking Time
  • Release Time
  • Release Date
  • Mugshots
  • Street Address
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Arresting Officer
  • Arresting Agency
  • Charges

However, you will only be able to see the charges they were convicted of. You will not be able to see the inmate’s histories.

Sending a Mail

Inmates in the Penobscot County Jail can receive written letters from their family and friends. These letters will be checked by jail staff upon arrival for safety issues. After the staff examines all the mail, they will pass them out to the correct inmates. 

When sending items to the prison along with your letters, there are a lot of things you should refrain from sending. Such as the following: 

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

Inmates in the Penobscot County Jail can also receive books, magazines, and newspapers. The books, magazines, and newspapers will need to be delivered directly to the prison from the bookstore or publisher. All incoming books will be required to be paperback. All hardcover books are prohibited. If a hardcover book is sent, it will be sent back to the sender. Keep in mind that all books will need to be new too. Used books are not permitted. 

The mailing address for inmates in the Penobscot County Jail is: 

Inmate Name
85 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME, 04401

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Sending Money

The Penobscot County Jail inmates will need funds to buy things from the commissary. If you would like to deposit funds into an inmate’s account, you can send a postal money order straight to the Penobscot County Jail. Make sure you make the money order payable to the inmate. 

You can drop off the money orders or cashier’s checks at the jail as well or you can mail them to the jail at the address listed below: 

Penobscot County Jail
85 Hammond Street, Bangor, ME, 04401

You will need to make sure you have a return address on the envelope if you decide to mail the postal money order. It will take several days for the money orders to be deposited into the inmate’s bank account. 

You can also use the kiosk in the Penobscot County Jail lobby which is available for deposits 7 days a week. The kiosk takes credit cards, debit cards and cash. However, there is a processing fee of $3.

Phone Calls

The Penobscot County Jail inmates are allowed to make phone calls to their family and friends. Incoming calls from friends and family are not allowed for the inmates at the Penobscot County Jail. 

Inmates at the Penobscot County Jail are not allowed to use any calling features which include three-way calling and call forwarding. The call will be immediately disconnected if an inmate is caught using these features. Disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate as well. 

At the Penobscot County Jail, there are a couple of ways inmates can call you. The Penobscot County Jail inmates are allowed to make collect calls. Inmates are only able to call those who possess a landline. Those who have cell phones will not be able to get these collect calls. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all charges from the phone call. The Penobscot County Jail is not responsible for any charges from the collect calls.

Most of the inmates at the Penobscot County Jail opt-in with using the Global Tel*link (GTL). The Global Tel*link contracts with the Penobscot County Jail to provide phone services. You will be required to create an account. You call them at 1-888-415-0377 can visit them on the web at their GTL website.

Visiting Rules

The Penobscot County Jail inmates are allowed to have visitors. All visitors under the age of 18 will are allowed to visit, however, they must be with their legal guardian. Before being allowed in the visitation area all visitors at the Penobscot County Jail will need to show either their driver’s license, state identification card, or their United States Passport.

Keep in mind, all your personal belongings will need to stay in your car. In the visitation area, no personal belongings will be allowed.

You will need to make an appointment if you would like to visit an inmate. You can schedule your visit by visiting this site. If you haven't already created an account, you will need to do so.

The Penobscot County Jail inmates are allowed to have 2 30-minute visitation sessions per calendar week.

Penobscot County Prison Statistics

Penobscot County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 10
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 17
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Penobscot County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 9
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 154
Native Jail Population 8
Latino Jail Population 5

Penobscot County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population 18
Other Prison Population 8
Latino Prison Population -
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 275
Black Prison Population 22

Penobscot County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 5,194
Male Jail Population 146
Total Jail Population 162
Female Jail Population 30

Penobscot County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 129
Female Pretrial Jail Population 14
Male Pretrial Jail Population 66

Penobscot County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 182
Black Prison Admissions 12
Other Prison Admissions 4
Native Prison Admissions 13
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 153
Male Prison Admissions 158
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 24

Penobscot County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 33
Total Prison Population 323
Male Prison Population 290


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