What are some facts about the Pike County jail?


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The Pike County Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania has a physical address at 175 Pike County Blvd., Lords Valley, Pa. The jail operates office hours from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, as of October 2014. The public calls the building at (570) 775-5500. The correctional center houses 375 beds for male and female inmates.

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The facility was built in 1995 on 268 acres near Blooming Grove township in Pike County. The non-smoking campus houses 87,800 square feet of space. As of October 2014, the warden is Craig A. Lowe. Seven people sit on the prison board, including three county commissioners, a judge, the county sheriff and a district attorney.

Educational and rehabilitative programs for inmates at Pike County Correctional Facility include Helping Offenders Promote Excellence, Actively Reducing Recidivism Opens Windows, Correctional Offenders Reintegrating Effectively and Motivating Offenders to Reintegrate Effectively. These opportunities help male and female offenders to become better citizens upon their release back into society.

Visitors to the facility must bring identification, leave cell phones in their vehicles and produce birth certificates for people 16 and younger. Juvenile visitors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Visits are limited to 30 minutes with no more than two people at a time. Visitation hours vary depending on the person incarcerated at the facility.

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