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Updated on: January 2, 2024
501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

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Dauphin County Prison is located in Harrisburg, a city located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania that serves as the prison facility for Dauphin County and surrounding areas.

The address for Dauphin County Prison is:

Dauphin County Prison
501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111


Dauphin County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name Dauphin County Prison
Jail Type County Jail
Location 501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111
Contact Numbers 717-780-6800
City Harrisburg
Postal Code 17111
State Pennsylvania
County Dauphin County
Jail Webpage website

Dauphin County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Nicholas Chimienti, Jr.
Address 101 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17101
Phone 717-780-6590
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Dauphin County Prison, you can search for him or her in this Dauphin County Prison. You can search the recent arrests, 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 the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their ID number

  • Their charges

  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

The website says the current inmates are housed in the Dauphin County Prison or Dauphin County Work Release Center. This list may include adults with juvenile offenses, juveniles with adult charges, individuals held on civil contempt cases and participants in programs outside the confines of the Dauphin County Prison.

Sending a Mail

If you want to send a package or letter to an inmate, address your mail as follows:

501 Mall Road, Harrisburg, PA, 17111

Here are some rules for sending mail to inmates:

  • Cards or paper must not be larger than 8 1/2 x 11

  • The full name and address of the sender must be on the outside of the envelope

  • Third-party mail of any kind is not allowed

  • No… Stickers, Perfume, Lipstick/Gloss/Chapstick, Tape, Glitter, Confetti, Plastic, Metal, Ribbons, String, Gang references, Unknown stains, OR anything that may be deemed as contraband

  • No Musical Cards are allowed

  • No pictures larger than 5×7:

    • This includes printing out sheets of photos. They must be cut to size.

    • No polaroid pictures are allowed

    • No plastic or plastic-coated pictures

    • No pictures from a prison or jail facility are allowed

    • No Hand Signs of any kind in the photos

    • No NUDE photos or any with content deemed inappropriate (this includes children)

    • No photos containing partial nudity, swimsuits or underwear

Sending books to inmates

Any books or magazines coming into the facility must be purchased and sent from a bookstore specializing in the sale of books or the publisher as in the case of a subscription.

Books purchased from 3rd party book sites (Amazon, eBay etc. ) will not be accepted. All books and publications must be purchased new.

No used books will be accepted. All books and magazines must be prepaid or they will be returned. Do not enclose letters, cards or personal messages with your books. Mail them in separately.

Any materials that are allowed or denied are done so at the sole discretion of the Dauphin County Prison Administration.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Dauphin County Prison and dropping off a money order 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

You may also use the Telmate Kiosk located in the Visitation Lobby. This will accept Debit/ Credit cards and cash. It will not accept coins.

Phone Calls

Telmate is the provider of inmate phones and video visitation, secure messaging, mobile applications, and inmate tablets that Dauphin County Prison uses.

To find out more or sign up for a Telmate account.

Visiting Rules

Inmate visitation at the Dauphin County Prison has transitioned to a video system provided by Getting Out. Two 30 minute, on-site visits will be provided at no cost to each inmate per week.

Visitors should be present in the jail lobby 5 minutes before their scheduled visit. Inmates will visit via video terminal from their housing unit.

To schedule an inmate visit Getting Out, or use the kiosks in the jail lobby to register and schedule an appointment.

Video visitations are available 7 days a week from 8-10:30 am, 12-4:30 pm, and 7-11:00 pm. It is the responsibility of the inmate to communicate their allowed visit times to his or her visitors.

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
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


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Dauphin County Prison Statistics

Dauphin County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 53
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Dauphin County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 550
Asian Jail Population 3
White Jail Population 389
Native Jail Population 2
Latino Jail Population 108

Dauphin County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 3
Latino Prison Population 182
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 1,185

Dauphin County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 6,076
Male Jail Population 920
Total Jail Population 1,028
Female Jail Population 134

Dauphin County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 749
Female Pretrial Jail Population 84
Male Pretrial Jail Population 650

Dauphin County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 771
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 730
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 41

Dauphin County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 84
Total Prison Population 1,882
Male Prison Population 1,798