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

Updated on: November 18, 2023
(570) 628-1450
230 Sanderson Street, Pottsville, PA, 17901
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The Schuylkill County Sheriff’s Department is charged with the care, control, and custody of individuals who have committed a crime.

Schuylkill County Jail, located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania houses inmates who are awaiting court, inmates who are waiting to be transferred to another prison, and inmates who are summoned by a judge to appear in court from another jail.

In this article, you will learn about how to communicate with an inmate at Schuylkill County Jail through phone or mail, how to send money to an inmate, and how to visit an inmate.


Schuylkill County Prison Prison Information

Jail Name Schuylkill County Prison
Jail Type County Jail
Location 230 Sanderson Street, Pottsville, PA, 17901
Contact Numbers (570) 628-1450
City Pottsville
Postal Code 17901
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill County
Jail Webpage website

Schuylkill County Sheriffs Office

Sheriff Joseph G. Groody
Address 401 North 2nd Street, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 17901
Phone 570-628-1440
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Inmate Search

If someone you know is serving time in Schuylkill County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Schuylkill County Jail look up. You can search the records, or you can simply do an inmate search of the inmate’s first and last name. You can also search by booking number or case number if you know that information.

When you click on an inmate’s name, you will see the following information:

  • Their mugshot
  • Their full name
  • Their booking number
  • Their date of birth
  • Their height/weight
  • Their eye color/hair color
  • Their arrest date
  • Their charges
  • Their bond amount (if applicable)

Sending a Mail

If you want to send an inmate mail, proper addressing of incoming mail is very important. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Inmate’s name and book-in number: John Doe #05123456
Inmate's location: Tank #11 S 14
230 Sanderson Street, Pottsville, PA, 17901

Senders should include their full name and return address.

Inmates are allowed to receive books, magazines, or newspapers sent from a bookstore (Barnes and Noble,, Borders, or directly from a publisher). There is a five-book maximum that an inmate can possess at any time. No hardback books allowed.

Items prohibited from being received through the mail are:

  • Glue, paperclips, clasps, staples, magnets, stickers, tape, plastic, wood, cloth, glass, ribbon, liquids, metal, electronic devices, or any like material.
  • Writing materials such as stamps, blank paper, envelopes, pens, pencils, or stationary.
  • Unsigned greeting cards.
  • Greeting cards larger than 8”x10”.
  • Greeting cards that contain padding, musical device, metal clasps, plastic, string, ribbon, confetti, glitter, or laminated items.
  • Photographs larger than 8”x10”.
  • Polaroid photographs.
  • Photos depicting obscenity, violence, pornography, or of a sexually enticing nature.
  • Profanity (on the envelope).
  • Tobacco or tobacco products.
  • Writing/drawing in crayon, marker, or colored pencils.

Sending Money

Inmates in the Schuylkill County Jail can maintain an inmate trust fund account and can access the funds through a bar code on their armbands. All cash funds in possession of the inmate at the time of the booking process are deposited to their accounts.

If you wish to make a deposit to an inmate’s trust fund account, you will need the inmate’s name and booking number. Use one of the available options:

In person: Cash can be deposited at a kiosk machine at Schuylkill County Jail.

By internet: as low as $2.95

By phone: (570)628-1450 for as low as $3.95

Phone Calls

Schuylkill County Jail partners with Securus Technologies to provide inmate phone options. For options to set up an inmate phone account, click here.

Each visitor may visit only once per calendar week. The visitor must arrive at least thirty minutes before the end of visiting hours to insure ample time for processing.

All persons requesting visitation privileges must be in possession of a VALID State Driver License, State ID, or one of the following identifications:

Persons who have been in jail during the last six months will not be allowed to visit unless visitor is the inmate's legal spouse and prior authorization has been obtained by the jail supervisor.

All visitors at Schuylkill County Jail must be in proper attire at all times. No one will be allowed entrance wearing the following:

  • Transparent Clothing
  • Seductive Clothing
  • Tube Tops
  • Halter Tops
  • Strapless Tops
  • Backless Tops
  • Spaghetti Straps
  • Short must be at knee length
  • Skirts must be at knee length
  • Visitors who are inappropriately dressed with gang-related clothing, hairstyles or graffiti will be denied visits.

Visiting Rules

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.

Schuylkill County Prison Statistics

Schuylkill County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 3
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 2
Jail Population Held for State Jail 5
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 4
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Schuylkill County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 24
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 260
Native Jail Population 2
Latino Jail Population 14

Schuylkill County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 1
Latino Prison Population 29
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 73

Schuylkill County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 2,607
Male Jail Population 242
Total Jail Population 294
Female Jail Population 56

Schuylkill County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 84
Female Pretrial Jail Population 8
Male Pretrial Jail Population 97

Schuylkill County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 185
Black Prison Admissions -
Other Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 164
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 21

Schuylkill County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 30
Total Prison Population 385
Male Prison Population 355

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