Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue, PA Prison Roster, Online Inmate Search

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Allegheny County Jail – 5th Avenue

412-340-4451, 412-350-2266

5th Avenue and Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/jail/index.aspx

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The Sheriff of Allegheny County oversees all operations, and there are about 70 correction officers working at this jail. The Allegheny County Jail – 5th Avenue is unique in that it is a direct supervision facility, which means correctional officers are located in the housing units with inmates to observe and interact. Inmates are not isolated behind bars and barriers. Inmates are not held at this facility for longer than a year.

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Allegheny County Jail – 5th Avenue — General Information

Facility Name Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue
Facility Type County Jail
Address 5th Avenue and Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219
Phone 412-340-4451, 412-350-2266
City Pittsburgh
Postal Code 15219
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny County
Official Website http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/jail/index.aspx

Allegheny County Sheriff Office

Address 436 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219
Phone 412-350-4700
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Send all mail to inmates via the United States Postal Service. Do not use any third party shippers like UPS or Fedex. Make sure to also include sender’s name and return address, or the mail will not be delivered to the inmate.

Send mail to:

Inmate’s Complete Name
Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue
5th Avenue and Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219

You can send photographs. Inmates can hold up to a total of fifteen (15) pictures at any time. Make sure they are 4" x 6" or smaller, and do not send Polaroids.

Sending Money

The easiest way to deposit money on an inmate’s account is either online or by bringing cash to the jail lobby and depositing in the Allegheny County Jail - 5th Avenue lobby kiosk. You can also send a cashier’s check or money order through the US mail.

You can deposit up to $150.00 at a time and up to $500 every 30 days. There are small fees associated with deposits.

Phone calls

While inmates cannot receive incoming calls, they can call out. The easiest way for inmates to make phone calls is to use their commissary account. It is possible to purchase phone cards for inmates from the commissary website. You are also able to deposit money for phone cards by calling 412-340-4451, 412-350-2266.

Visitation

Start by looking at the visitation webpage. To get started, an inmate will need to fill out a Visitor Request form for any visitor. The inmates will submit these forms to the Jail for approval. The easiest way to help facilitate this is to write the inmate a letter and provide all your relevant contact information.

You will need to pass a background check before your visit is approved.

Visiting 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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