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ABOUT Allegheny County Jail

The Allegheny County Jail in the city of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is a maximum-security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level, misdemeanor offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level has to be as high as is it would be in any maximum-security state prison. 

Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Allegheny County Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence. 

The men and women being held in the Allegheny County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Allegheny County Court System already and been sentenced to one year or less. 

When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Pennsylvania State Prison or the Federal Bureau of Prisons

Illegal immigrants may be transferred into ICE custody and are then deported.

Inmates in the Allegheny County Jail are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, a legal library, and bathroom and shower facilities. 

The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazines from trusted outside publishers.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to schedule a time to visit.

Information You Will Find on This Page

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find very helpful and very useful: 

Allegheny County Inmate Search

How to Bail out an Inmate at this jail

Inmate Phone use for this facility

Visitation Rules and Schedules - both here and online

Commissary Deposits and Inmate Accounts

Allegheny County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines


We also provide information on:

  • How to contact the facility
  • Directions to the jail
  • Allegheny County recent arrests
  • Local, State and Federal Most Wanted bulletins
  • Outstanding Arrest Warrants
  • Crime News
  • Allegheny County Court Appearances, and lots more.

Allegheny County Jail

Pennsylvania Allegheny 2,766


950 Second Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Adult Probation: 412-350-2320

Bail: 412-350-4732

Criminal Court: 412-350-5500

Pittsburgh Municipal Court: 412.350.6715

Court Pretrial Services: 412-350-4732

District Attorney: 412-350-4400

Drug Court: 412-350-7337

DUI Court: 412-350-6066

Jail (Main): 412-350-2000

Juvenile: 412-665-4114

Juvenile Court: 412-350-4590

Pittsburgh Police: 412-323-7800

Crime & Warrant Tips: 412-350-4714

Public Defender: 412-350-2401

Reentry Resources: 412-661-1670 ext. 625

Victims Help: 412-392-8582


Inmate's First and Last Name
Inmate Name, DOC Number
Allegheny County Jail
950 Second Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


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