The Gerard L. Gormley Justice Facility or Atlantic County Jail currently houses an average 1,000 inmates with custody jurisdiction over an additional 250 inmates who are sentenced to various community programs
5060 Atlantic Ave
Mays Landing
New Jersey
United States
+1 (609) 645-5855 +1 (609) 909-7600

Department of Public Safety

Division of Adult Detention



Inmates property and valuables are stored within the Facility until the Inmate is either released or transferred. Inmates who have excess personal property or valuables may arrange for them to be picked up Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Inmates may not have personnel property brought into the Facility. All required personal and hygiene items are available for purchase through the Facility Commissary.


The Classification Unit provides a system for which offenders committed to custody are classified. Such classifications shall address the safe custody, security and care of offenders, and shall attempt to identify needs to promote good physical and mental health. The methods utilized are based upon principles of fundamental fairness, leading to a more successful reintegration into the Community.


The Mailing Address for the Justice Facility is:

Atlantic County Justice Facility
Name (or Dept.) (for inmates, include ID# and housing location)
5060 Atlantic Ave.
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Packages are not accepted.


Bails (Cash or Bond) are accepted twenty four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week, including Holidays.

Inmate Funds

All funds received will be credited to an inmate's account. Only cash (in person), money orders and certified checks (through mail) will be accepted for inmate funds accounts. A receipt for all funds accepted will be given to the inmate. Mailed deposits should include an inmate's full name and county I.D. number.

All inmates (except state inmates residing in this facility beyond 15 days) are charged a "users fee" at the rate of $50 per month or any portion of a month. Inmates may not make a commissary purchase unless their account has a minimum balance of $50. Funds in inmate accounts may be used for penalties, fines or bails.

Medical and dental services are available and a fee (co-pay) will be assessed for all services and medications.


Visiting days are on Saturday and Sunday.

General Population visiting hours are from 10am to 9pm.

New Commitment Inmate visiting hours are from 9am to 10 am.

High Security Inmate visiting hours are from 9am to 10 am.

For more information about the visiting hours/days, contact the Justice Facility's automated phone system at: (609) 645-5855

NOTE:  Proper Identification is required (I.E. Valid Drivers License, State/County ID, Valid Gaming or Hotel License, Valid Drivers Permit). Visitors Must be 18 Years of age or older. Minors must be a accompanied and remain in the company of a parent or Legal Guardian.  All visitors between the ages of 14 and 18 years old must provide a High School ID, birth certificate or social security card. If the juvenile cannot provide the above identifications the parent or adult guardian shall be required to sign the juvenile in verifying the age.

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