Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, Pennsylvania Inmate Search
The Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, located at 3001 Beaver Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15233 is a State Prison and serves . It has a capacity of 1943.
Those close to inmates may:
- Send inmates mail
- Deposit money into their inmate trust account
- Receive calls from them
- Visit them
If the inmate you are looking for is not on the search above, you can go directly to the https://www.cor.pa.gov/Facilities/StatePrisons/Pages/default.aspx or you can call the jail directly on: 412-761-1955
Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, Pennsylvania
- Facility Name Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”
- Facility Type State Prisons in Pennsylvania
- Address 3001 Beaver Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15233
- Phone Number 412-761-1955
- Capacity 1943
- City Pittsburgh
- Zip 15233
- State Pennsylvania
- County Allegheny County
- Website https://www.cor.pa.gov/Facilities/StatePrisons/Pages/default.aspx
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While inmates can receive visitors at Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, there are strict rules in place. If you don’t adhere to these rules, your visit will be denied (often without warning), and you could risk future visits.
Visitors must schedule a visit, in line with the visitation hours of the jail, and its requirements.
Visitors must also have their government ID on them to be permitted into the visiting area. They must adhere to jail’s dress code. They will not be able to bring anything into the visitation area.
Call 412-761-1955 for scheduling a visit. https://www.cor.pa.gov/Facilities/StatePrisons/Pages/default.aspx website for more information about the application process.
Sending A Mail Or Package
All mail coming into the prison is inspected by the jail staff.
It is important that for any mail to be processed at Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen” that the sender’s name and mailing address is included on the envelope.
In addition, the inmate’s full name (that they are in the jail under), the inmate’s SPN & cell block area must be listed.
The following restrictions apply for any mail sent to Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”:
- No perfume, body fluids (including lipstick) or makeup can be included
- No sexually suggestive photographs
- No medicines
- No cash or money orders
- No food or food items
For full details on the most uptodate policies, visit the Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”’s https://www.cor.pa.gov/Facilities/StatePrisons/Pages/default.aspx.
To clarify any questions you have on sending mail here, call the Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen” directly on 412-761-1955.
To add money to an inmate’s trust account at Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, you have a few options.
Don’t send cash by mail. You can deposit a money order. You may also be able to use: Touch Pay Direct to deposit money.
You can call the jail at 412-761-1955 to find out any other updated ways of depositing money for an inmate.
Inmates held at Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen” are not allowed to receive phone calls. They are however allowed to put through collect calls. Some jails have also upgraded their phone systems to allow detainees to make calls directly to landlines and cell phones, which means calls are usually cheaper than if they were on a collect basis.
All calls made out can be recorded and monitored, so care should be taken about what is discussed.
The jail may limit calls to some numbers for security reasons, without providing any warning.
To find the most uptodate information on the phone policies at Pittsburgh State Prison “Western Pen”, call 412-761-1955.
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