Pennsylvania Jails and Bail Bonds

Examining the effects of bail bond policy and pretrial release programs in county jails.
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Pennsylvania Jails and Bail Bonds


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Pennsylvania has an inmate population of 35,948 housed in 72 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 10,000. The state has an incarcertation rate of 289 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 13 mens facilities, 3 womens facilities, and 60 all gender facilities in Pennsylvania. The staff to inmate ratio in Pennsylvania is 3.7. The state has 65 probation, 64 prerelease, 29 youth, and 27 drug facilities. Of the states 35,948 inmates 1,019 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 6,915 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 6,283 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 21,731 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for Pennsylvania bail bondsman who service bail bonds in Pennsylvania browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.

Showing 44 of 67 jails in Pennsylvania in areas with population greater than 50,000. If you don't see the jail you are looking for, check in the dropdown box to the left (all jails are listed there).

Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)