Mercer County Jail, PA Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: September 28, 2021
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55 Thompson Road, Mercer, PA, 16137

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Mercer County Jail in Mercer, Pennsylvania, is part of sheriff’s office in the state of Pennsylvania and can hold up to 114 inmates. The Mercer County Jail seeks to provide humane and safe detention for inmates.

The jail is seen as the most important duty for the sheriff of Mercer County. Mercer County Jail seeks to offer programs and services to inmates to help reduce their chances of re-committing crimes upon release.


Mercer County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Mercer County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 55 Thompson Road, Mercer, PA, 16137
Contact Numbers 724-662-2700
City Mercer
Postal Code 16137
State Pennsylvania
County Mercer County
Jail Webpage website

Mercer County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Roni Shilling
Address 205 South Erie Street, Mercer, Pennsylvania, 16137
Phone 724-662-6135
Email [email protected]
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

To find someone in Mercer County Jail, visit jail website, which also includes an inmate’s mugshot. You can sort the list by last name or by date confined.

Sending a Mail

Sending mail to your inmate is highly encouraged, as it helps to maintain relationship and gives the inmate news from loved ones that will make jail more bearable. Mail is delivered every weekday.

Address letters with the inmate’s name, personal identification number (found on jail roster) and a return address. Send letters to:

Mercer County Jail
Inmate’s Name
Pin # Cell location
55 Thompson Road, Mercer, PA, 16137

Letters must be written on plain paper. They can contain up to 10 photos no larger than 5x7 inches. Do not include cards, postcards, markers/crayons/glue, internet printouts, money, magazine clippings, stamps, or anything besides the paper and photos. Letters and photos should not contain nudity or crude images or words.

Inmates in Mercer County Jail are not allowed to receive packages, but soft cover books, newspapers and magazines can be sent to them if ordered directly from a publisher (i.e. Amazon.)

Sending Money

There are three ways to send funds to an inmate in Mercer County Jail. Be sure to have your inmate’s identification number and full name. Funds will be immediately available to inmates through all of these methods.

The first is to deposit funds through a kiosk in the lobby at the jail. It accepts cash (higher than $5) and VISA/MasterCard credit/debit cards. All deposits have a processing fee of $4.

The second option is to call 724-662-2700 and make a deposit over the phone with a VISA/MasterCard credit/debit card. Fees for making a deposit this way range from $4 for amounts up to $20 as high as fees of $11 for deposits over $200.

Lastly, funds can be deposited online at Access Corrections. Create an online account to make deposits into an inmate's account. The fees for the online service are similar to depositing funds through the phone.

Phone Calls

Inmates are allowed to make outbound calls to family and friends. There are several prepaid phone companies that you can make an account with to accept prepaid calls from an inmate. In addition to funding your calls, you can deposit funds into an inmate’s account so that they can make calls to you. Call rates are $0.06/minute.

Visiting Rules

Visitation is an important way to keep your inmate encouraged and to foster healthy relationships with them while they are incarcerated. Mercer County Jail has some rules and regulations for visitors to follow for everyone’s safety and pleasure.

To visit an inmate, each visitors must be on a visitation list that the inmate fills out. Bring your ID with you to confirm your identity. Upon entering the jail you will go through a metal detector and may be subject to further search if need be. Bring only your ID and a set of car keys – nothing else.

There is a dress code for visitors to Mercer County Jail that applies to both males and females. All clothing must be modest and cover a majority of one’s skin. It must not be see-through, revealing, sleeveless or too short or tight. Do not wear pants with multiple holes or tears. Avoid t-shirts that contain offensive or obscene images or words.

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

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates are allowed two 20-minute visits per week. Visitation is organized by last name of the inmate.

Keep in mind that visitation is a privilege that can be revoked based on inmate behavior or other factors at the jail. Be sure to confirm before visiting that the inmate can receive you.


Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

Mercer County Prison Statistics

Mercer County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 12
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 15
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 2
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 5
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Mercer County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 91
Asian Jail Population 3
White Jail Population 130
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 16

Mercer County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population 10
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 126

Mercer County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 1,300
Male Jail Population 202
Total Jail Population 269
Female Jail Population 39

Mercer County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 171
Female Pretrial Jail Population 7
Male Pretrial Jail Population 76

Mercer County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 170
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 145
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 25

Mercer County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 37
Total Prison Population 390
Male Prison Population 353