The Maryland Correctional Training Center, also known as MCTC, has been operational since 1966. It provides a range of online information for visitors. The center is a part of the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, which provides criminal justice and law enforcement agencies with timely access to accurate information about defendants and offenders. The department operates correction, capital construction and facilities maintenance, parole and probation, and information technology and communications divisions. Its professional development and training division teaches evidence-based content. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services also offers mental health and social work services. The department also has police and correctional training commissions.