List Of Prison Facilities in Pennsylvania

Below is a complete list of prison facilities in Pennsylvania. The state of Pennsylvania has 1004 prison facilities. The list includes local jails, federal prisons, and private facilities. Browse the whole list of prisons from the below table.


1004
Prisons

70,635
Incarcerated

308 / 100K
Imprisonment Rate

Pennsylvania has a staggering imprisonment rate of 308 per 100,000 people. A total of 70,635 people are currently incarcerated in Pennsylvania. 1,12,440 other convicts are on probation and 88,263 are on parole. View recent arrests in Pennsylvania.

Search any prison in Pennsylvania using the below form. Just insert the prison name and we will show you search results matching your query.

Pennsylvania Prison and Jail System

Pennsylvania has 168 correctional facilities under the Department Of Correction. Pennsylvania also has 8 regional facilities in cities and councils where convicts are housed pre-trial. State also has 30 reentry facilities for housing inmates post-prison. 781 other facilities in the state are being used as administrative offices.

How to Search for Inmates in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Justice allows you to search for inmates using their public tool. Perform a search by using the person's name, Inmate number, and Inmate ID. The search tool also allows filters like gender, race, age, etc.

Inmate search results show many pieces of information like matching inmate's name, gender, arrest records, crime date, release date, incarceration status, etc.

Prison Population In Pennsylvania By Incarceration Status

Incarceration Status Population
Probation 1,12,440
Parole 88,263
Life Sentence 8,242
Total Incarcerated 70,635

Prison Population By Gender

Gender Population
Male 37,103
Female 2,232

How To Use The Pennsylvania Prison Locator!

Searching for prisons in Pennsylvania has never been easier, we have 1004 prisons in Pennsylvania. Using the search box above you can just type in any prison name or location of the facility we will find the right matches. Or you can use the classic way of browsing through the list of prisons from the below table. Using the table you can easily browse all the prisons in Pennsylvania. Once you find the prison facility you are looking for, visit the prison page to find information like:

  • Visiting hours
  • Visitation Rules
  • Phone number
  • Email id of the prison warden
  • Facility Address
  • Driving map
  • Prison Inmate Locator

How To Contact, Visit and Send Money To an Inmate In Pennsylvania

You can visit an Inmate in Pennsylvania only if you are on their visiting list. Only one visitation is allowed per week. Follow proper rules and regulations for a smooth visiting experience. Below mentioned are a few of them:

  • Wear appropriate clothes for the occasion
  • Bring your ID Card
  • Don't be late for your visit
  • Have a prior appointment booked
  • Respect the prison guards

To know more about visitation you can read our ultimate visitation guide.

Pennsylvania DOC allows family, relatives, and friends to send money to an inmate. Below are the steps you can follow to send money to an inmates trust fund or commissary account:

  1. Using the Jpay.com website or Mobile Apps Jpay Android / Jpay iOS
  2. Money Order By Mail (USPS only), No extra fee is charged. All money order should be deposited with the deposit slip. All money orders should be mailed to:
    JPay, 717 Market Street, Ste. 423, Lemoyne, PA 17043.
  3. Using Phone: Call 24x7 helpline 800-574-5729, speak with a live agent to send money.
  4. MoneyGram: Using Moneygram you can send money to an inmate, Visit any Moneygram location, and Provide your inmate id and prison name the agent available will help you in the remaining process. Receive Code for PA DOC: 3209.

Contact An Inmate in Pennsylvania by using any of the following methods:

  • Mail an inmate using USPS, and send it to the inmate by mentioning the Inmate ID, And Inmate Name with the prison facility's address.
  • Contact via telephone using the phone number mentioned on the prison page. For first-time telephone, setup read our phone account setup guide.

Type Of Prisons In Pennsylvania

1004 Facilities in Pennsylvania are of different Type and Security level. Below is the distribution of prisons according to the facility type and security levels.

Complete List Of Federal Prisons & Jails In Pennsylvania

This is full list of prisons in Pennsylvania. List has been limited to 20 results per page for better browsing experience. Navigate through each page to view whole list of facilities.

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Counties in Pennsylvania