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Central Processing Unit (CPU)

Michelle Kimbell
CPU Administrative Lieutenant

Montgomery County Detention Center
Address: 1307 Seven Locks Road, Rockville, Maryland 20854 | Telephone: (240) 777-9794
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week | Directions | Bus Schedule  |  Inmate Visiting


The Central Processing Unit (CPU), located within the Montgomery County Detention Center (MCDC) in Rockville, Maryland, provides law enforcement processing of all arrested offenders. All arrestees are arraigned before Maryland District Court Commissioners at the CPU who determine the arrestees release conditions. If an arrestee is not released from the CPU, but incarcerated into the MCDC, another bond hearing is conducted (Monday-Friday) via closed circuit television between the Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation Pre-Trial Services Unit (PTSU), located at the MCDC, and the District Court.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How long does it take for an arrestee to be processed
  2. What are arrestees: Charges, Bond, Status, Location of Arrest, and Case Number? 
  3. Where can I post bail?
  4. I am a Bondsman who should I speak with regarding information on a committed offender?
  5. Where was my car taken? 
  6. Where are juvenile offenders taken when they are not being charged as adults?

How long does it take for an arrestee to be processed? 
This information is determined by how busy the CPU unit is and how long it takes for the arresting officer to complete the required documentation. Under normal circumstances processing takes about four (4) hours.

What are arrestees: Charges, Bond, Status, Location of Arrest, and Case Number? 
This information is made public once the initial appearance with a Court Commissioner is held, please call: (301) 610-7212

Where can I post bail?
All bails, fines, and fees are accepted at the District Court Commissioner's Office and must be paid by cash, money order, certified check or cashier's check. 
Central Processing Unit - District Court Commissioners Office (located within the Montgomery County Detention Center)
Address: 1307 Seven Locks Road Rockville, MD 20854 | Telephone: (301) 610-7217 |  Directions |  Map |  Bus Schedule 

I am a Bondsman who should I speak with regarding information on a committed offender?
Bondsmen are referred to the Court Commissioner regarding committed offenders, please call: (301) 610-7217.

Where was my car taken? 
Referred to Montgomery County Police Non-Emergency Telecommunications at 301-279-8000.

Where are juvenile offenders taken when they are not being charged as adults?
Juveniles are taken to Noyes Juvenile Detention Center. Telephone number 301-762-7800
 

 

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