Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center Visiting Information:
High Security Status Inmates: Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Doors open at 8:45 AM. Main Building: Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Sign in by 9:45 AM
Visitors must present
i.e., valid driver’s license with photo, photo ID card
(issued by a proper governmental agency and stating
the visitor’s name, address and date of birth) or a valid
Gaming or Hotel License.
Welfare ID cards may not
. You must register 45 minutes prior to the end
of visiting for all visiting hours. Depending on visitor
volume, visits are a maximum of 30 minutes per visitor
per week (time permitting). Due to space limitations,
only two adult visitors (per inmate) at a time will be
permitted to see an inmate. Only two (2) children
under the age of 18 (per inmate) will be permitted in
the visiting area at a time. Children shall also supply a
form of ID, i.e. School ID, birth certificate or social
security card. They must be accompanied by a parent or
guardian and must remain with and be closely super-
vised by the parent or guardian. Visitors may visit an
inmate once per visiting week unless more than one
family member is incarcerated and approval is obtained
from the Warden. Inmates may have a maximum of two
visiting sessions per day. The exchange of any article
or item between inmate and a visitor is strictly forbidden.
Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center Additional information:
The Gerard L. Gormley Justice Facility opened in 1985 and was built to house 398 inmates. Since that time, the facility has undergone substantial growth and expansion and now houses an average 1000 inmates with custody jurisdiction over an additional 250 inmates who are sentenced to various community programs.
A nationally recognized leader in county correctional facilities, the Atlantic County Department of Public Safety is charged with the operation of the Justice Facility. The New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts has recognized the Justice Facility's inmate classification program by incorporating it into their statewide computer system for use by all associated counties in New Jersey. In October, 1997, the Justice Facility opened its own Correction Officers Academy, certified by the New Jersey Police Training Commission, and graduating its first class in January 1998. The Academy training at the Canale Training Center trains all Atlantic County Correction Officers and will accept trainees from other New Jersey Counties.
The Justice Facility is located at 5060 Atlantic Ave., Mays Landing, New Jersey. It is an Adult Detention Facility housing male and female inmates who are pretrial, county sentenced and in certain instances, state sentenced awaiting shipment or state inmates contracted to the Facility. The Facility has two main sections, the Main Jail Building and the Main Jail Annex.
From North Jersey
Take Garden State Parkway South to Exit 44. At the end of ramp, turn right onto Rt. 575. Follow Rt. 575 for several miles. You will come to Consumer Square Shopping Center on your left. Continue until you come to signs for Rt. 322 West. Make a right onto Rt. 322 West. Go just several hundred feet and take jughandle and follow to Rt. 40 West. Take Rt. 40 West and proceed to fourth traffic light and make a left into the Hamilton Business Park. Make an immediate left onto Atlantic Avenue. Proceed through the next intersection and the Justice Facility is on the right side.
Take Rt. 206 South to US Route 30 (White Horse Pike). Make a left onto and stay on on Rt. 30 East, until you reach Rt. 50 South in Egg Harbor City. Take Rt. 50 South until you come to the fourth traffic light and make a left onto Main Street. Proceed to next light and make a left onto Rt. 40 East. Make a right at the next traffic light into the entrance for the Hamilton Business Park. Make an immediate left onto Atlantic Avenue. Proceed through the next intersection and the Justice Facility is on the right side. From Delaware
From Delaware Memorial Bridge, take 295 North. Watch for US Rt. 40 on your right after coming off of the bridge. You will remain on Rt. 40 for about 40 miles until you come to Mays Landing. You will go through the intersection of US Rt. 50 and Rt. 40, continue for approx. 1 mile and follow the signs for Rt. 40 East, you will then come to a traffic light with a Wawa Gas Station on your left and the entrance to the Hamilton Business Park on your right. Make a right into the Business Park and make an immediate left onto Atlantic Avenue. Proceed through the next intersection and the Justice Facility is on the right side.
The main office telephone number is: 609-645-5855, please call if you need further directions
No time limit unless space availability is limited.
Atlantic County Jail & Detention Center Description: