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Luzerne County Correctional Facility

99 Water Street

Wilkes Barre, PA  18702


County History:   

Luzerne county was established in 1786 and was named for a French soldier and diplomat from the 18th century, Chevalier de la Luzerne.  Wilkes Barre is both the county seat and largest city. 

County Population:  320,103

Area Code(s):  570

Jail Website:  

County Sheriff:  Brian N. Szumski

Deputy Sheriff:  Unknown

Crime Stats for Wilkes Barre (city not township):  Wilkes Barre’s violent crime rate has been consistently above the national average since 2009.    

Per 1,000 residents, Wilkes Barre has 3.1 officers, which is above Pennsylvania’s average of 2.61  

County Clerk:  Unknown  

Inmate Search Instructions:  No information available

Visiting Hours:  No information available

Sending mail to Inmates:  No information available

Sending funds to inmates:  No information available

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Sex Offender Search:  No information available

Bail and Bail Bondsmen:  No information available

Contact the Luzerne County Public Defender
Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
Name:Luzerne County Public Defender
Address:20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18701
Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Luzerne County Probation Department
Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
Office:Luzerne County Probation Department
Location:20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 18701
Luzerne County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined819
Avg Daily Population800
Name of new facilityNEW JAIL
Full time payroll305
Full time total employees305
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction1897
Year of major renovation1986
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Luzerne County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016159,459
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016149,278
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 201610,181
Unemployment Rate, 20166.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201549,589
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Luzerne County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201446,457
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201515.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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