Dauphin County Prison, PA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 5, 2020
Dauphin County Prison

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The Dauphin County Prison is home to over 1030 inmates. In 2007, the facility went under a big expansion that went from being able to hold up to 585 inmates at once to what they can house now. This was due to the need for meeting city life.

The Dauphin County Prison employs over 150 staff members.

The Dauphin County Prison comes equipped with an operational infirmary that has two part-time nurses, three full-time nurses, and a part-time doctor.

The Dauphin County Prison also has a fully operational kitchen where all meals are prepared daily.

Dauphin County Prison - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Dauphin County Prison

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

  • Phone

    717-780-6800

  • Capacity

    1030

  • City

    Harrisburg

  • Postal Code

    17111

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Dauphin County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Dauphin County Prison

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

  • Phone

    717-780-6800

  • Capacity

    1030

  • Country

    Dauphin County

Banner County Sheriffs Office

  • Address

    206 State Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101

  • Phone

    308-436-5271

  • Website

    website

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Trying to locate information on an inmate who is currently behind bars in the Dauphin County Prison? Do not know where to begin your search?

You can, of course, contact the Dauphin County Prison directly, but if you do not want to sit on the phone and be transferred through department and department you can find information on inmates directly from your computer or your smartphone.

The inmate roster is available to you on the Dauphin County official website. You can search the roster by the inmate's full name. You will not need any further pieces of information.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates in the Dauphin County Prison can receive magazines, books, newspapers, and even letters from their friends and family.

However, you will need to keep in mind if you plan on sending magazines, books, and newspapers, you will need to send them directly from the publisher. You can do so by using sites such as Amazon. All books are required to be paperback books and new ones. You cannot send hardback books or any books that are used.

If you plan on writing letters to inmates, you will need to always have a return address on every piece of mail you send. Also, you will want to refrain from using any of the following things:

  • Staples

  • Glitter

  • Paper Clips

  • Usage of Crayons

  • Drawings

  • Incriminating Discussions

To send a letter to an inmate in the Dauphin County Prison, please make the envelope out to the following address:

Dauphin County Law Enforcement Center

Attention Inmate: {inmate Full Name]

501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

Sending Money

If an inmate requests you to send them funds to their commissary account, you can do so without leaving the comfort of your own home.

The Dauphin County Prison uses JPay for their money depositing needs. You can deposit funds into an inmates account from their online site, over the phone, or you can go in person.

Keep in mind that it can take up to 3 business days before the money is deposited into the inmate's account at the Dauphin County Prison, But the funds are typically in there the same day as you deposited them.

Phone Calls

The Dauphin County Prison allows inmates to use the telephone daily. Inmates will only be allowed to have 15-minute phone conversations. Inmates will be required to call collect.

In order to get a collect call from an inmate in the Dauphin County Prison, you will need to have a landline. Cell phones cannot receive collect calls.

Also, you will need to keep in mind that when you choose to connect to a collect call from an inmate in the Dauphin County Prison, you will be responsible for paying any and all fees that come along with the phone call.

Dauphin County Prison staff will be listening in to every phone call made from the facility. They have the right to disconnect any call they see fit.

Visitation Rules

To visit an inmate in the Dauphin County Prison, you will need to contact the facility directly to set up a visitation time.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

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