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A Bath Salt Addict Describes Why She Gave Them Up

How did you discover bath salts? I was on probation and my probation officer was giving me random drug tests. A friend told me that the current drug screens being used in my county didn't check for bath salts so it would be a high that I couldn't be violated for. I decided to try […]

Your Rights as a Pregnant Inmate

If you are incarcerated and pregnant, you need to be sure you notify the prison staff immediately. You will be given a pregnancy test to be sure you are expecting. If you are, some changes will be made to accommodate your condition. Each state has its own rules about the treatment of pregnant inmates, but […]

Can a Felon Own a Gun In West Virginia?

West Virginia still requires you to receive a pardon from the governor's office before you can own/possess a gun in that state. Obtaining a pardon in West Virginia is very difficult. Over a recent period of nine different governors, only 131 pardons were granted out of all that applied. An attorney experienced in obtaining felony […]

When the Newness of Sobriety Wears Off

Sobriety is like a love relationship. When you start out, everything is exciting and new. When I first got clean, everything I read, saw and heard about sobriety was very attractive to me. I spent my free time getting to know it in the same way I would get to know a new woman. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Truth about Prison Phone Calls

Your inmate needs to stay connected to friends and family. While lots of information can be shared on the phone, precautions must be taken so that everyone involved can avoid having future problems. Phone Calls are Recorded If your inmate wants to discuss the case with you by phone, use extreme caution going forward. The […]

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 […]

4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

Learn About Them Through friends. If you know someone who is incarcerated or has a family member incarcerated, ask for the name of an inmate who might like having a pen pal. This is an excellent way to meet pen pals because they can give a personal recommendation. Use Pen Pal Sites. There are several […]

Five Fun Photo Ideas to Send Pictures to Your Inmate

Face it. You can only send so many selfies, family group shots or photos of the dog on the couch to your inmate before it becomes boring for both of you. Try these ideas to spice up the fun! Have a party for the inmate Gather friends and family together and have a party. Choose […]

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 […]

When Your Online Search Doesn't Find Your Inmate

Many jails have online databases listing those who have been arrested. In some cases, the database is updated every few minutes. If you do a search but nothing comes up, it doesn't necessarily mean your loved one is not incarcerated. There are several reasons an inmate can be in jail but not showing up in […]

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

Average Prison Sentence Per Offense

The one thing that is consistent about US prison sentences is their inconsistency. Each state sets its own rules to use for each criminal offense. The more serious crimes, called felonies, are typically given longer sentences, while less serious crimes, called misdemeanors have shorter sentences. Taking a life — A premeditated murder can result

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? […]

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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
 

How Does a Bail Bond Process Work?

Many states allow defendants to be released from jail to wait for court by paying a percentage of the total bond amount. Percentages range from 10 to 20 percent depending on state law. Understand how the process works to help someone who's been arrested. What is a Bond? A bond is an amount of money […]

Consequences of Contraband Mail

At some point you might be tempted to mail contraband to your inmate. After all, how much trouble will it really cause, right? The answer is, plenty. The consequences of being caught mailing contraband to an inmate or an inmate receiving it can be severe. Criminal Charges If your inmate is in a state or […]

Drug Addiction and Anger: Why Should I Do Anything for Him After All He Did?

When your boyfriend was doing drugs, there was chaos everywhere he went. Now that he completed rehab and is in recovery, he might need assistance with a few things to get started again. Putting your anger aside and helping him can provide the following benefits. Self-confidence: Whether he admits it or not, when he was […]

Inmate Voting Rights: Can I Vote After Being Convicted of a Misdemeanor Offense?

In most states, once you are released from jail for your misdemeanor conviction your voting rights are fully restored. In some cases, you are still allowed to vote even while incarcerated. In the states of Idaho, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, Michigan, South Dakota and Missouri, if you are in jail or prison due to a […]

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

Notorious Female Criminals in the United States Infographic

For decades, the number of women being convicted of felonies has been rising. The rate is not only changing, but it's changing fast. Are women racing to prison? Is this a competition to see who's the most badass? Females have been linked to the criminal justice system throughout history, but it's clear that they are […]

How I Overcame Fear in Jail

Anyone sentenced to jail or prison for the first time is scared. If they tell you otherwise they are either lying or they're mentally ill. Your imagination runs wild and every jailhouse show you have ever seen comes to mind. The first time I went to jail I was only 18, and I went for […]

Pregnant and in Prison – Now What?

Going to prison or jail while you are pregnant sometimes can't be helped, but you will need to be sure you get the proper treatment and medical care while incarcerated. You'll also need to make arrangements for the baby after he or she is born. Banking on the belief you will be released before your […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Georgia?

Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons. The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted […]

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 […]

Why Commissary is Important

Commissary funds are deposited to an inmate's account so he or she can purchase personal hygiene items, stationery supplies and snacks. Some lists also offer clothing, electronics, books and phone cards, among other things. A Relief from Hunger Inmates are typically fed two to three meals a day. The ingredients are high in calorie and […]

What's the Difference between Jails and Prisons?

Both jails and prisons house inmates but there are some important differences in what the two institutions are used for. Sentenced or Not? People accused of crimes but not yet convicted are held in county or city jails. In some cases, a bond amount is set and if the defendant can pay it 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 […]

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 […]

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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