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A Guide to Inmate Visitation Online

Jails across the nation are catching on to the popularity of offering remote, "at-home," visitation. Not only is it convenient for jail staff, inmates, and family members, but it is also a way for the jail to collect revenue because in most cases, at-home visitation is a paid service. How it Works To be able […]

What to do if a Family Member Goes Missing

When a family member goes missing, it strikes fear in the heart of loved ones but panicking will not help the situation. The following steps can narrow the search and if authorities become involved will help them streamline the process. Contact authorities. Tell them you do not wish to wait 24 hours because your family […]

How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are things you can do to try and those visits reinstated. Get […]

Can a Deported Immigrant Get Back Into the U.S.?

Typically, once an immigrant is expelled from America, he is not allowed back into the country for any reason before a specific amount of time has passed, but in some instances he will be allowed to come back early if he successfully completes the Hardship Waiver process. What is a Hardship Waiver? A hardship waiver […]

4 Things to Avoid During An Arrest

Only an attorney should advise you of your individual arrest situation but in general, these four suggestions may help stabilize your situation. Don't try and argue your way out. In most cases, by the time the cuffs come out, there is no turning back. Arguing, negotiating, and continuing to try to avoid arrest will do […]

Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Hawaii

Voting is one of the most fundamental rights given to American citizens, however, once you've been convicted of a felony, whether or not that right will be restored to you is up to the state that you reside in. The laws for Hawaii include: If You Have Been Charged In Hawaii you maintain your right […]

Dealing with a Drug Addict: How I Started Letting Go

If you are dealing with an addict in your life, you already know that you won't be able to keep it up forever. There will come a point where you will need to reclaim your life and get back among the living. Years ago, I began taking gradual steps toward letting go and by the […]

Why Doesn't An Addict Get Clean After Overdosing?

As told by an addict who overdosed and almost died twice before giving up drugs. How often did you get high before you overdosed? By the time I overdosed the first time, I was getting high on a daily basis. I no longer took drugs to enjoy a high. I took them to avoid being […]

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

Checking In To Prison – Aaron's Story

When the judge sentenced me to six months in the county jail, my first thought was about my family. Without me there to work and pay the bills, my wife and kids would lose the apartment. My attorney spoke up right away and asked the judge to allow me to check in at a later […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

Drastically Reduce the Cost of Calls from Your Out of State Inmate

Most facilities contract with a third-party company so you can fund prepaid calls, but if those calls are long distance, it can become cost-prohibitive. Luckily there is a way to pay local call rates for long-distance calls on a prepaid service. First, Do Some Very Basic Research Find out the area code for the jail […]

How to find out if you've been a Victim of Fraud

In most cases of fraud, the victim's identity is stolen and unauthorized purchases are made. News stories report victims making the discovery after they are thousands of dollars in debt for things they never purchased. There are usually signs before it gets to that point, but you have to know what to look for. Obtain […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In California?

California law allows some convicted felons to own or possess guns. Federal law still makes it a crime to do so, and in some cases the feds have pursued prosecution of those who possess guns in states that permit it. Only an attorney should advise you on this matter, but the basics of California laws […]

Caring for an Inmate, Even If You Can't Visit the Jail or Prison

Visits are a lifeline for most inmates, but if his jail is very far away, or there are other reasons that make it impossible for you to visit, there are other steps you can take to let him know he is not alone. Lots of mail: Even if you can't write a letter each day […]

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The Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center in Mays Landing, Atlantic County, New Jersey, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Atlantic County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the New Jersey Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facilities in Atlantic County, New Jersey are: Atlantic City Jail, Atlantic County Jail Annex. In addition, Atlantic County houses the following juvenile facility: Atlantic County Juvenile Detention Ctr.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Atlantic County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Atlantic County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center Inmate Search

GERARD L. GORMLEY JUSTICE FACILITY

STATE COUNTY BEDS
New Jersey Atlantic 1000
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
5060 Atlantic Ave.
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
FAX
(609) 645-5881
 

Deciding How Much Money to Put on the Books

What does the inmate need? Contact the jail and ask what basics are supplied. Most jails give the inmates toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap and toilet paper. Ask them what happens if the inmate runs out of something. is it replaced right away or do they have to wait a week or longer for new supplies […]

Time Inmate Visitation So it Works

Many jails provide a variety of visitation options during the week and you should take advantage of this if you can. Though your inmate will be thrilled to see you at any time, strategic scheduling can make a big difference in the quality of the visit. Time of Day Choose a time that he or […]

Parental Visitation: Know the keys to Helping Your Child Visit Their Parent in Jail

Children typically desire contact with their parents, even if a parent is incarcerated, so learn the ropes to keep the connection going: Keep it Simple Depending on the age of the child, you can explain without going into too much detail, why the parent is in jail. Preschool to elementary kids – Let them know […]

5 Facts About Your Supplemental Security Income Payments While You Are Incarcerated

In many cases, you don't have control over the number of days you spend in jail, but if you are planning on not bonding out in the hopes of building time on a future sentence or getting a time served release, be sure to watch the calendar so you do not get your payments suspended. […]

Parents in Jail: Getting a Preschool-aged Child Ready to Visit

Preschool-aged children are very attached to their parents. If one of them is suddenly arrested and incarcerated it can cause lots of anxiety. Allowing the child to visit the parent can help alleviate those fears but it is important to explain what's coming with age-appropriate discussions. Talk it over immediately Waiting too long to explain […]

Solitary Confinement for Teenagers is a Bad Idea. Here's What We Can Do About It.

Inhumane disciplinary isolation for incarcerated children is causing suicides and other harm. All who believe that teenagers deserve special attention at their time of need will be interested in the recommendations in this New York Times piece. Read about it here: End Solitary Confinement for Teenagers

A Guide to Inmate Visitation Online

Jails across the nation are catching on to the popularity of offering remote, "at-home," visitation. Not only is it convenient for jail staff, inmates, and family members, but it is also a way for the jail to collect revenue because in most cases, at-home visitation is a paid service. How it Works To be able […]

5 Steps to Mailing Commissary Money to a Federal Inmate

In addition to these five steps below, keep in mind that when you mail the commissary funds, they must go through the United States Postal Service. You cannot use Federal Express, United Parcel or other similar services. Step 1 Know where to send it. All federal commissary money must be sent to a central post […]

How To Keep an Inmate Involved in the Lives of the Children

One of the hardest things for an inmate to deal with is being removed from his or her children. Not being there for daily routines means missing out on much of the child's development and preparation for life. These easy steps will keep your inmate connected and active in the lives of the children. Phone […]

Restrictions on Greeting Cards for Inmates

Understanding what jails mean by "plain" cards and why they require them helps ensure your inmate's holiday or greeting cards arrive on time. The facility's website might have a vague statement about only sending "plain" cards, or there might be no instruction at all. It is only when your card is returned unopened to you […]

Understanding Inmate Calling Plans

Most jails and prison contract with third party vendors to provide a way for inmates to call their friends and families. Some of those companies only have one choice, but many of them provide a few options when you open and fund the account. Understanding what the different choices are will help you make a […]

Get a Special Visit If You Live Far From the Jail

The logistics of visiting an inmate who is incarcerated very far from where you live can be tricky. If the jail has very short visits or requires a specific visitation registration processes, it makes it even more difficult. Some jails make exceptions for those who must travel to visit the inmate. How Far is Far? […]

Are Penalties Stiffer For Selling Drugs in a Drug-Free School Zone?

Being accused of dealing drugs or having enough in your possession for resale is a serious situation, but many states have also implemented additional penalties for drug situations near a school. Each state sets its own rules about this, but in most cases it is a higher grade of felony with longer sentences. What is […]

Can I Visit an Inmate if I am on Probation or Parole?

A friend or family member has been arrested and this has created chaos and stress. Before you race off to visit him or her in jail, if you are on probation or parole you need to take the following steps. Find out the Rules Some jails will not allow anyone on probation or parole to […]

How to Get Your Visitation Suspension Lifted

The hardest part of having your jail visits suspended indefinitely is not having any idea when or if you are going to be able to visit your inmate again. In most cases, visits are suspended due to the visitor violating visitation rules. There are things you can do to try and those visits reinstated. Get […]

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  1. LISA Sun, Jul 10 2011 5:35 PM

    I'M STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT HAPPENED TO INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN OTHERWISE. AND ALOT OF CO'S IN THE ATLANTIC COUNTY JUSTICE FACILITY TALK TO PEOPLE THAT COME TO SEE SOMEONE IN THAT FACILITY LIKE WE ARE THE CRIMINALS ALSO. I FEEL THEY NEED TO TAKE A PEOPLE FRIENDLY COURSE. IT'S HARD ENOUGH TO DEAL WITH HAVING TO VISIT THERE AND DEAL WITH ALL THE MONEY WE HAVE TO PARTAKE FOR OUR INDIVIDUAL TO BE THERE LET ALONE HAVING TO TAKE THE SMART ASS MOUTH AND ATTITUDES WHEN WE NEED TO TALK WITH SOMEONE THERE.NOT SAYING ALL ARE LIKE THAT AND RELIZING THIER JOBS BUT THEY CAN BE WORSE THAN THE INDIVIDUAL THAT IS AN INMATE. NOT ALL THAT ARE IN ARE REALLY THAT BAD. SOME SITUATIONS ARE FALSE ALLEGATIONS ON THE PART OF ATLANTIC CITY POLICE. THEY FEEL THEY ARE ABOVE. COME TO REALITY AND REALIZE YOUR JOB IS NOT JUDGE AND JURY. ALSO YOU WEBSITE STAES A LAW LIBRARY WHICH THERE IS NOT AND THAT'S A VIOLATION OF STATE REGULATIONS. ALL MONIES BEING PAID FOR MEALS, ROOM, MEDICAL,IS EXTORTION OF A SOCIETY THAT IS GOING UNDER FAST AND YOU GET PAID BY TAXPAYERS AND INMATES. NOT ACCEPTABLE. YOUR THE ONLY FACILITY TO MY KNOWLEDGE THAT CHARGES INMATES AND THIER LOVE ONES WHO ARE HAVING TO DOUBLE PAY.SHAME ON YOU. TAKES ME 2 HOURS TO DRIVE THERE TO SEE MY PERSON ONCE A WEEK FOR HALF HOUR WITH NO CONTACT AND TALK ON A PHONE THAT THE MAJORITY OF THEM DONT WORK PROPERLY.I WANT THE OPPORTUNITY TO AT LEAST HAVE A HUGWHEN YOU CAGE A PERSON LIKE THIS WHAT GOOD ARE YOU DOING TO REHABILITATE FOR THEY WILL ACT LIKE AN ANIMAL.WHERE BEEN THERE ON QUITE A FEW OCCATIONS AND HEARING THE WAY YOUR CO'S TALK TO THE INMATES WITHOUT PROBABLE CAUSE IN INEXCUSEABLE.

  2. ANTHONY GARCIA Wed, Apr 18 2012 9:24 AM

    I'M TRYING TO LOCATE AN INMATE IN THE ATLANTIC COUNTY JUSTICE FACILITY. HER NAME IS JESSICA KIRBY. I DON'T HAVE HER OFFENDER ID # BUT CONT'D TO PROVIDE THE NECESSARY INFORMATION NEEDED TO ACCESS HER INFO.I WOULD LIKE TO WRITE HER BUT CAN'T GET NO FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACTING OR REACHING HER.

  3. keith Thu, Jan 17 2013 2:33 PM

    Hi I was lookign for an immate John Mohr, he should be in Atlantic county NJ

  4. Jen Sun, Jan 27 2013 9:31 PM

    HI Im looking for Jesse Baker in Alantic county Jail via email since I have no way of contacting Jesse at this time because ITI phone system is the pitts!!! I hate that phone system!! What happened to just calling someone collect??? I don't care for this set up they have in place, the system constantly hangs up on me!!! I HATE IT. I miss you BABY if you can read this and I LOVE YOU:) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX X

  5. k wife Sun, Jul 28 2013 2:04 PM

    my baby in there and I miss him dearly but for all of yu trying to contact some in the county just call in have their full name they have no problem giving the inmates number out in the number is 6096455855 that's what I did but as far as the visit I drive 3 hours n get an 2 hour visit yu have to call and speak to the warden during the week if yu are travling long distance but the glass is some st8 bull shit and the CO'S ARE FUCKING RUDE AND VERY NASTY BUT I TUNE THEY ASS OUT BECAUSE ON THE STREET I KNOW IT WOULD BE DIFFRENT

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