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Dauphin County Prison

501 Mall Road

Harrisburg, PA  17111

(717) 780-6800

County History:   

Dauphin county was established in 1785 and named for Louis XVL’s first son, Louis Joseph, Dauphin of France.  Harrisonburg is the county seat.  

County Population:  270,937

Area Code(s):  717

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Nicholas Chimienti Jr.
Dauphin County Courthouse –

1st Floor, Room 104
101 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA  17101
Phone: (717) 780-6590
Fax: 717-780-6557

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Harrisburg:  Harrisburg’s violent crime rate has been consistently more than three times the national average each year since 2001.  

Per 1,000 residents, Harrisburg has 3.65 or 179 officers, which is above Pennsylvania’s average of 2.61  

County Clerk:  Unknown  

Inmate Search Instructions:  

Visiting Hours:  

The policy of the Dauphin County Prison is to encourage visits with family members, friends, and relatives.  It is expected that all inmates and visitors will comply with the rules and regulations governing the visitation policy.  The visitation schedule, which is subject to change, is posted on each block.  IT IS THE INMATE’S RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY VISITORS of the scheduled time and day of visits, of any changes which may occur, and of the rules and regulations governing visitation. Prison staff will not give out visitation days and times.

Inmates shall be granted one visiting period per week for 50 minutes.  These visits shall be non-contact.

Sending mail to Inmates:  

Inmate Name, DCP#

Dauphin County Prison

501 Mall Road

Harrisburg, PA  17111

Sending funds to inmates:  

Family members may put money on an inmate account in three ways:

  • By placing a money order in the drop box located in the front entry of the Prison (the money order should include the inmate’s proper name and DCP#)
  • By using the Kiosk located in the main lobby of the Prison (the Kiosk accepts cash or credit deposits)
  • By posting a deposit via the internet

To create an account and deposit money online visit https://deposits.jailatm.com and follow all instructions.  Be sure to choose “Dauphin County Prison” before creating your account.

Working at Dauphin County:  

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Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Dauphin County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined1243
Avg Daily Population1273
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll282
Full time total employees283
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 501 MALL RD. HARRISBURG PA 17111

Dauphin County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016142,626
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016135,772
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20166,854
Unemployment Rate, 20164.8
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201554,198
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Dauphin County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201436,332
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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