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Lackawanna County Prison, PA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: April 13, 2024
1371 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509

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The Lackawanna County Prison is a correctional facility located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Lackawanna County Prison houses adults in custody for Lackawanna County who have qualified for specific housing classifications, as well as state and federal inmates being held as part of a cooperative regional transportation program.

According to the jail’s webpage, the Corrections Division is committed to providing effective detention, rehabilitation, and transition services to adults in custody.

Staff provides inmate assessments, classification services, mental health, and addiction treatment programs, laundry services, commissary, transportation to and from court or other facilities, and release transition assistance.

The Lackawanna County Sheriff’s Office is focused on looking for efficiencies and improving outcomes for the betterment of the adults in custody to shorten jail stays and reduce recidivism.

The following is the address for Lackawanna County Prison:

1371 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509

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Lackawanna County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name Lackawanna County Prison
Jail Type County Jail
Location 1371 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509
Contact Numbers 570-963-6639
City Scranton
Postal Code 18509
State Pennsylvania
County Lackawanna County
Jail Webpage website

Lackawanna County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Mark P. McAndrew
Address 200 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18503
Phone 570-963-6719
Email [email protected]
Website website

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Lackawanna County Prison, search this link. Here you will find the Lackawanna County Prison roster. When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot

  • Their full name

  • Their age

  • Their height/weight

  • Their charges

Sending a Mail

You may send mail, addressed to the inmate, via the US Postal Service to the Lackawanna County Prison facility:

First and last name SWIS #XXXXXX

1371 North Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA, 18509

All incoming mail, books, and magazines will be opened and inspected. Inmate mail will not be held for more than twenty-four (24) hours, excluding weekends and holidays.

You can send the following to an inmate:

  • Personal Mail

  • Legal Mail

  • Books

  • Magazines

An inmate won’t receive anything other than a letter, postcard or greeting card.

Sending Money

All money deposits are made through TouchPay. Deposits can be made online at or over the telephone at 1-866-232-1899, or at one of the kiosks located in the lobby at the Lackawanna County Prison, or the downtown courthouse.

You will need the inmate's SWIS ID number, and the Lackawanna County pay location code.

Phone Calls

Inmates at Lackawanna County Prison have access to a listing of free calls to public defenders, official agencies, parole and probation officers and certain private attorneys in each housing area. Calls made to any of these numbers are free of charge.

Each call is automatically charged at the designated rate per call to the phone number, which accepts the collect call.

Each personal call is programmed to last no more than fifteen minutes.

To set up a phone account, call 570-963-6639.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate in Lackawanna County Prison, the inmate must put you on their visiting list prior to your visit.

You will need to contact the inmate you wish to visit to find out these details so you know when you can visit.

Visiting is on a first come, first served basis. You should plan on arriving at least thirty to sixty minutes prior to the visiting session you plan to attend. The popular times for visiting are the earlier evening sessions.

At Lackawanna County Prison, you may experience a line of people waiting to sign up for visits. An inmate may have a maximum of 3 social visitors per visit, including children. An inmate has only two visit periods per week (from Sunday to Saturday).

Each visit has a maximum length of thirty minutes. Visiting is subject to space availability.

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.

Lackawanna County Prison Statistics

Lackawanna County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 121
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 19
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 108
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 1
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Lackawanna County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 359
Asian Jail Population 5
White Jail Population 646
Native Jail Population 1
Latino Jail Population 118

Lackawanna County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population 119
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 428

Lackawanna County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 4,954
Male Jail Population 962
Total Jail Population 1,036
Female Jail Population 167

Lackawanna County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 451
Female Pretrial Jail Population 111
Male Pretrial Jail Population 546

Lackawanna County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 653
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 597
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 56

Lackawanna County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 86
Total Prison Population 1,093
Male Prison Population 1,007