The Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue - CLOSED
in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is 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 - 5th Avenue - CLOSED
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue - CLOSED
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Allegheny County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Pennsylvania Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue - CLOSED
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, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facility in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania is: Allegheny County Jail
. In addition, Allegheny County houses the following juvenile facility: Shuman Juvenile Detention Center - Allegheny County
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Allegheny County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue - CLOSED
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Allegheny County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue - CLOSED Inmate Search
Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections
5th Avenue and Ross Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
To find out if an inmate is in the Allegheny County Jail you can call 412-350-2000.
Allegheny County does not have an online public inmate search as of this date (4-23-14).
However, you can search for an inmate using Vinelink Offender Search. Follow the instructions and the graphic below:
1. Click on the blue 'Offenders' icon on the top left of this page.
2. Fill in the Offender's full legal Last Name and First Name.
If you are unsure of the spelling of the last name, check the 'Partial last name search' box to the right of the last name.
3. Click on the 'Search' button on the bottom left of the page.
On this page you will find Allegheny Jail Information, Recently Arrested, Visitation Schedules and Information, wow to mail and phone inmates, Allegheny County and Pittsburgh Criminal Court Information, Most Wanted and many other criminal related items.
If you have any questions or need additional information let us know.