The Huntingdon County Prison was built in 1978, at a cost of $1,113,000. The Prison is designed to hold both sentenced Inmates and Inmates that are being detained pending trials. Inmates can be held at the County Prison for up to five years. The Prison has a maximum capacity of 48 inmates that are housed in 25 cells. Entrance to the two-story structure is located at 300 Church Street and is at the upper level, which contains a lobby and waiting area, Visitor's Room, Attorney's Conference Room, Warden's Office, holding cells, Medical Exam Room, and vehicle vestibule. Also on the upper floor are 15 men's cells, a Control Center and a Booking Room. The cells are arranged in a "U" pattern, opening directly onto a central multipurpose room. The lower floor includes the work release cell block, kitchen, boiler room and storage space and provides access to the exercise yard.
The Huntingdon County Prison is managed by the Warden, and also has a Deputy Warden, three Lieutenants and 21 Correction Officers. All of the Staff attends a five-week training academy run by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.
The Prison is overseen by the Prison Board, which consists of the three Commissioners, the Treasurer, the Judge, the District Attorney, and the Sheriff.
The rules of the Huntingdon County Prison are designed to facilitate a reasonable amount of constructive interaction among inmates and staff, while providing order to manage the prison.
The Huntingdon County Prison is a tobacco free facility. Tobacco and tobacco products are not permitted at the Facility.
Huntingdon County Prison
300 Church Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
(814) 643-8179 - fax
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