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Philadelphia Department of Prisons

Focusing on rehabilitation while providing safe, lawful, and humane correctional facilities.

Philadelphia Department of Prisons

What we do

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) provides a secure correctional environment to detain people accused or convicted of illegal acts. The PDP operates six facilities:

  • Alternative and Special Detention Center (ASD)
  • Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility (CFCF)
  • The Detention Center (DC)
  • The House of Correction (HOC)
  • Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center (PICC)
  • Riverside Correctional Facility (RCF)

To prepare incarcerated people for successful re-entry after their release, we also offer the following programs and services:

  • Job training
  • Educational services
  • Parenting classes
  • Substance abuse services
  • Behavioral health therapy
  • Counseling, individual, and group therapy


7901 State Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19136

Looking for more information?

You can find more about the Philadelphia Department of Prisons on the City's legacy pages.


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Name Job title Phone #
Terrell Bagby Deputy Commissioner of Restorative and Transitional Services
Xavier Beaufort Deputy Commissioner of Administration
Terence Clark Deputy Commissioner of Operations and Emergency Services
Bruce Herdman Chief of Medical Operations
Greg Vrato Chief of Staff
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