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Crime, law & justice

Locate an incarcerated person

The Philadelphia Department of Prisons (PDP) operates four facilities. You can use locator tool to find the facility an incarcerated person is housed in. The locator only includes facilities managed by PDP.

Use the locator

To search for an incarcerated person’s location, you’ll need one of the following:

  • The person’s full name and date of birth
  • The person’s police identification number (PID)

Use the locator


If you need help locating an incarcerated person

If you need help locating an incarcerated person, call one of the numbers below. The office is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Para el servicio en español, llama al (215) 685-8692.

More information

To find other information about an incarcerated person, contact the Office of Community Justice & Outreach.