worst county jails in pa

Pennsylvania County Jail System Overcrowded, Under-Regulated ...

Dec 15, 2007 ... Many of Pennsylvania's county jails are also called county prisons, as a sentence of two years or ... Other prisoners have endured far worse.

Suicide rate at county jail among U.S. worst | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jul 4, 2011 ... For those years, that gave the jail the highest suicide rate among county lockups in Pennsylvania with populations of more than 1,000. "We've ...

Why Are Prisoners Committing Suicide in Pennsylvania? | The Nation

Apr 18, 2012 ... Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, the state Superior Court determined .... his duties at best or, at worst, purposely mistreating unstable prisoners. ... A DOC press release said the county coroner's office and the state ...

List of Pennsylvania state prisons - Wikipedia

This is a list of state prisons in Pennsylvania. It does not include federal prisons or county jails located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

chapter 95. county correctional institutions

B. 2263; reserved February 17, 1984, effective February 18, 1984, 14 Pa. ... Governing county prison authority—The individual or board, established by law, having ... timeline development and determination of risk for worst-case scenarios.

The facts of Pa. prison life

May 22, 2017 ... This slideshow takes a look at the prison and jail system in Pennsylvania, who's in it, what it costs and how the state's system compares to the ...

America's 10 Worst Prisons: Dishonorable Mentions – Mother Jones

May 15, 2013 ... America's 10 Worst Prisons: Dishonorable Mentions ... San Quentin State Prison ( Marin County, California): This decrepit prison, which sits on a $2 ... United States Penitentiary (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania): In this overcrowded ...

Imprisoned: life behind bars | Voices of Central Pa

May 30, 2013 ... Tom: I was at Centre County Correctional Facility and at Greensburg after ... Camp Hill is the worst stop; it's where you get treated the worst no ...

Feces, fights, and hollering: Mental illnesses and how they've ...

Jul 22, 2015 ... Gallery: Dauphin County Prison 'We are the state hospital' ... But Pennsylvania's rising tide of inmates with mental illnesses has also brought a bevy of ... correctional system is that their problems appear to be getting worse.

Pike County Jail in Pennsylvania

York County Prison and Pike County Jail in Pennsylvania and Dallas County .... Worst of all, the INS detainees that are most likely to be placed in the city jails ...