Maine Pretrial

Offers an array of jail diversion programs including alternative sentencing.

Media Releases

Check here for current media releases

Friends and family may bring money to the lobby to deposit in an inmate’s account.  See our Inmate Visitation/Funds Page for more details and restrictions on how to add funds to an inmate account.

Wandering Program
assists in locating individuals prone to wander due to Autism, Alzheimer's, Dementia or other conditions

The following inmate list, at the time of posting,  is an accurate listing of inmates currently in the custody of the Penobscot County Jail and may be housed here or boarded to other facilities. This list is updated ONCE daily between the hours of 8 am and 9 am on a Monday through Friday basis,  excluding Holidays and Storm Closings. Any inmate admitted or released from the Penobscot County Jail, after the list is posted, will not be represented on this inmate list, until the next business day, if still incarcerated. This being said, a continuously updated list is available through our automated system 207-922-3898.

Contact Us

How to call or find our office.


The Penobscot County Jail uses Securus to service and maintain the inmate phone system.  You can contact Securus for more information on setting up an account.  Friends and family need to dial 207-922-3898 to access the AIS from the outside. 


Attorney's have the ability to register their phone number(s) with Securus to allow for unmonitored phone calls from the facility.  Please contact Jail Administration (207)947-4585 to register your number(s) or verify your number is already registered.

Penobscot County Jail
Board of Visitors Quarterly meeting

Thursday, April 22nd 5:30pm
Live Streamed on the Penobscot County Commissioners’ facebook page


​Agenda Pending Approval

Questions for the BOV can be submitted to bovhelpdesk@penobscot-corrections.net