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Updated on: August 8, 2022
Philadelphia Prison System – Alternative & Special Detention

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In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is where you will be able to find the Philadelphia Prison System – Alternative & Special Detention. This facility is a medium security holding facility for the Philadelphia Police Department or agencies within the judicial district of Philadelphia County. The Philadelphia Police Department is in charge of operating this facility.

The Philadelphia Prison System – Alternative & Special Detention is a 1162 bed short term police jail that holds adult inmates that have been taken in for charges such as theft, assault, etc. A majority of the inmates that are held in this facility will be transferred to the Philadelphia County Jail where they will be arraigned and read the charges before a magistrate.

Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Philadelphia Prison System – Alternative & Special Detention

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    8101 State Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19136

  • Phone

    215-685-8730

  • Capacity

    1162

  • City

    Philadelphia

  • Postal Code

    19136

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Philadelphia County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Philadelphia Prison System – Alternative & Special Detention

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    8101 State Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19136

  • Phone

    215-685-8730

  • Capacity

    1162

  • Country

    Philadelphia County

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If you are looking for information on an inmate or want to search for an inmate within the Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention you will need to contact the Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention. The Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention phone number is 215-685-8730.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention are allowed to send as well as receive letters in the mail. If you would like to send an inmate a letter you will have to send a 4"x 6 " plain white postcard that is metered. Be sure to use a pencil or blue or black ink only.

All other mail will be sent back to the sender or released to the inmate once they are released.

Sending Money

Inmates that are held in the Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention do not have a way to receive money from loved ones while they are there. Inmates have all of their needs provided for them while they are held here so they do not need any money.

Phone Calls

All inmates at Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention get phone time to call their family and friends. Phone time is limited to 15 minutes then the call is disconnected when the time runs out. Inmates are only allowed to make collect calls and they are not allowed to receive calls.

Visitation Rules

Inmates at Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention are allowed to have visitors every week. Children 17 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a parent or their legal guardian.

You will be required to present your government-issued photo ID before you are allowed to go into the visitation area.

Remember to leave all of your personal belongings in your vehicle. This includes your cell phone.

The Philadelphia Prison System - Alternative & Special Detention staff can deny visitation if you are not dressed appropriately so be sure to be dressed in clothing that is not revealing or offensive.

You could also be denied visitation if you are on parole or probation.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Directions

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