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Allegheny County, PA Jail and Prison System

ALLEGHENY County has 2,397 jails with an average daily population of 514 inmates with a total of 2,478 jail population. When breaking down the ALLEGHENY County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 12% with 289 female and 1,969 male inmates.
  • 2,397 Jails
  • 2,478 Prisoners
  • 293% Jail Rate

How Does Allegheny County Inmate Search Work?

Allegheny County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Allegheny county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Allegheny County Parole and Probation

Allegheny County Parole

Parole is when an inmate is allowed to leave jail early because they have shown remorse while serving their time. A parole board decides on who gets to receive parole and who does not. You can obtain Allegheny county parole records and find out a lot about someone . Some things contained in the Allegheny county parole records may be information about their sentence and their crimes. You might also see details about where they were held and the rules of their parole.

Allegheny County Probation

Along with those inmates that have been released, you might also be able to review Allegheny county probation records illustrating men and women who didn’t go to prison but instead was put on probation. Probation does not come for free . Probationers must check-in a probation officer once a week plus follow other rules. Typically,Allegheny county inmate records will show the person crimes, their probationary sentence, and the ruling court department details who sentenced them. Along with that details , you may see mugshots , fingerprints, physical details about the person , and other details.

Allegheny County Booking

Allegheny county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Allegheny county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Allegheny county booking records without any type of permission .

Allegheny County Incarceration Statistics

Over the past 45 years, the incarceration rate in ALLEGHENY County has increased by 193% going from 846 inmates yearly to 2,478 inmates.

Even though women are the fastest growing group of inmates in ALLEGHENY County, men still make up the vast majority of inmates admitted to prison each year - nearly rate of 484 per 100,000 U.S residents yearly across the county.

Inmate Population and Incarceration Rates in Allegheny County, PA

ALLEGHENY County has th highest jail incarceration rate across Pennsylvania, yet from the total of 2,397 inmates only 2,478 are currently confined, the rest 1,193 are pretrial inmates and are awaiting trial, being tried, or awaiting a verdict.

Allegheny County Jail Inmate Population, Jail Pretrial Population and Confined Population, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Total Inmate Population2,6062,6212,5803,2192,3812,397
Pretrial Population1,5301,4581,3381,663501,193
Confined Population2,7082,7202,6253,3822,3852,478

Allegheny County Incarceration Statistics by Gender

In ALLEGHENY County, males are incarcerated in jail at a rate of 619 per 100,000 male U.S. residents, which is nearly 7 times more than female incarceration rate, of 70 per 100,000 female U.S. residents. From 2010 to 2015, the male incarceration rate increased by 22%, while the female incarceration rate grew by 4%.

Allegheny County Female Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population419,262421,334420,480419,967417,539414,399
Rate7378799114370
Count306329331383596289

Allegheny County Male Population, Rate & Count for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
Population403,777406,857406,962407,863406,512407,141
Rate619581569736442484
Count2,5002,3632,3173,0011,7961,969

Breaking Down Allegheny County Inmates By Race

In ALLEGHENY County, white people are incarcerated in jail on average at a rate of 8 per 100,000 white U.S. residents, which is higher by 99% from incarceration rate of black people. From 2010 to 2015, the incarceration rate of black people declined by 22%, going from 1,530 to 1,193 per 100,000 black U.S. residents. The Hispanic incarceration rate in ALLEGHENY County is on average at a rate of 148 per 100,000 Hispanic U.S. residents, while the Asian incarceration rate has an average rate of 309 per 100,000 asian people U.S. residents making only 100 from incarceration rate in ALLEGHENY County.

Allegheny County Incarceration Rates by Race, for 2010-2015 years

201020112012201320142015
White159155168216118
Black1,5301,4581,3381,663501,193
Latino247160158595959
Asian148223294294294294

Allegheny County Prisons and Jails

Federal Jails

  • Pittsburgh RRM
    Address: 1000 Liberty Avenue,ste 1315, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: 412-395-4740
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