Erie County Prison, PA Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: March 11, 2021
Erie County Prison

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Erie County Prison, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, is a medium-security detention center that houses inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing. Erie County Prison is run by the Erie County Sheriff’s Department, and Sheriff supervises the jail. This facility has a capacity of 42 inmates and employs seven full-time staff.

Inmates are housed in separate areas of the jail depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. The mission of Erie County Prison is to support and prepare the inmate for release—giving them their best chance to never return to jail.

Inmates at Erie County Prison have access to various treatment and rehabilitation programs, including substance abuse programs and educational programs. Religious services and recreational time are available to all inmates. Inmates are given three meals a day—all meals are approved by a dietician.

Erie County Prison - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Erie County Prison

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1618 Ash Street, Erie, PA, 16503-2168

  • Phone

    814-451-7500

  • Capacity

    726

  • City

    Erie

  • Postal Code

    16503-2168

  • State

    Pennsylvania

  • Country

    Erie County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Erie County Prison

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    1618 Ash Street, Erie, PA, 16503-2168

  • Phone

    814-451-7500

  • Capacity

    726

  • Country

    Erie County

Erie Sheriffs Office in Erie, Pennsylvania

  • Address

    140 West 6th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania, 16501

  • Phone

    814-451-7012

  • Website

    website

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If someone you know is serving time in Erie County Prison, you can search for him or her in this Erie County Prison log. You can search the roster, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see his or her mugshot, booking number, date of birth, arrest date, and charges.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Erie County Prison may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

To send a mail to an inmate at this facility, address the envelope as follows:

Inmate’s full name

Erie County Prison
1618 Ash Street, Erie, PA, 16503-2168

Magazines and books may be sent to an inmate if they are directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate dropping off a money order at the Erie County Prison, or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

Regardless of the method of sending funds, there are several key things you will need to know:

  • Inmate’s full committed name

  • Inmate’s ID number

  • Inmate’s location – or a system like the federal BOP

Phone Calls

Inmates at Erie County Prison are allowed to make phone calls through the system if there is money in the inmate’s account. Inmates are not allowed to receive incoming calls.

Erie County Prison has a phone program where you set up an account through the third-party company, GlobalTel, and then they charge you fees for each minute called.

Visitation Rules

Erie County Prison requires that all visitors to fill out an application prior to your visiting an inmate. Applications must be approved prior to visiting an inmate.

Jail visits are conducted in person behind glass or on a televised screen from another location. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship.

Here are some other rules regarding visitation:

  • Inmates at Erie County Prison are only allowed 2 visits per month.

  • Only one child is permitted to visit at a time.

  • You must bring proper forms of identification for yourself and your child (birth certificate).

  • Attorneys can visit inmates as many times as needed.

  • You must cancel a scheduled visit at least two hours prior to your visit.

  • If you do not show up for a visit more than twice in 30 days or 3 consecutive times, your visitation may be suspended.

You can call 814-451-7500 for questions regarding jail visitation.

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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