Mission Statement

If you have a safety concern regarding an inmate please call the SUICIDE HOTLINE, which is monitored 24/7.  (717)-664-LIFE(5433)

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Title 37 Inspection Results

In November 2021, Lancaster County Prison was inspected by the DOC under Title37, Chapter 95 standards.

There are many areas reviewed including housing, classification and security procedures.

Lancaster County Prison was in compliance with all sections. 

The in-depth inspection includes policy review and face to face interviews with both staff and inmates. All areas of the facility are toured and inspected for safety and sanitation. It covers security, treatment, education, medical services and food service operations.

We are proud to report that our compliance carries us through to our next scheduled inspection in 2023.

A letter from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections in regard to the Lancaster County Prison Title 37 inspection is linked here.


Friends and family members of an inmate are encouraged to report any suspicion that the inmate is a victim or perpetrator of sexual abuse or harassment by calling the PREA Hotline.

Lancaster County Prison PREA Policy

Lancaster County Prison PREA Report

PREA Hotline: 1 (844) 429-5412

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