Prison Consultants representing clients in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown and all other cities in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is a state located in the northeastern region of the United States. It is a primary English speaking state that ranks 33rd in area but ranks 6th in population. The approximate population of the state is around 13 million people with a median income of around $60,000 a year. Pennsylvania was one of the original 13 states in the US and became a state around the late 1600s. The state was a part of the early civil wars and is a large part of history as the place where the US Declaration of Independence was signed. With around 9 federal prisons, Pennsylvania is a state where federal prison consultants do a lot of work to help federal inmates.
Philadelphia Prison Consultants
Philadelphia is probably one of the most well-known cities in the state of Pennsylvania. They have the largest population in the state, coming it right over 1.5 million people. They also happen to be the fifth largest city in the United States. In addition, Philadelphia has many historic features; most recognized would be Independence National Historic Park. This site is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed. Each year this attraction brings close to 4 million tourists. Edgar Allan Poe a noteworthy author and Betsy Ross the first person to make the American flag also have their homes as visitor attractions in Philadelphia.
While many people come for vacation, some find themselves in legal trouble. If you or a loved one is sent to prison while in Philadelphia, chances are you will need a prison consultant to help with your case.
State Correctional Facility Fayette
The State Correctional Facility Fayette is located in Fayette County within the state of Pennsylvania. It is a maximum-security prison with around 2000 inmates. Some interesting facts about this prison include:
- This prison has been known to go over capacity
- It was built in 2003 making it one of the newer prisons in Pennsylvania
- It is managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
- It is the only prison in Pennsylvania where they make license plates for the state
- The construction of the prison cost around 125 million
This prison also has neighboring cities around it that are for people who work in the prison or are very low income. When the prison was created the prison also included a sewage treatment plant that works with the prison and the areas around the prison.
State Correctional Facility Graterford
The State Correctional Facility Graterford is located in Skippack Township in Montgomery County. This prison opened in 1929 and is the oldest in the sate. It even has a small number of death row inmates located within the facility. The prison holds about 3500 prisoners and has a prison farm that inmates can work on throughout the day. SCI Graterford actually has its own economy coming out of the prison and its goods have generated millions of dollars over the past 10 years. Inside the prison include a shoe factory, a weaving plant, a carton factory and a garment factory. Generally there are around 300 to 500 prisoners working at the prison at one time. Beyond the work at the prison, this facility also offers educational and rehabilitative programs for inmates as well.
Federal Correctional Complex Allenwood Prison Consultants
FCI Allenwood complex is a mix of three Federal Prisons near Montgomery Pennsylvania. It is managed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and has a capacity of around 2900 inmates at one time. At this prison complex there is a low, a medium and a high security institution. This prison has had some notable inmates including Ronald Pelton a former NSA employee who was convicted in 1985 of espionage and served 30 years in prison. It also holds an individual who was convicted of attempting to bomb an aircraft with weapons of mass destruction.
United States Penitentiary Canaan Prison Consultants
The United States Penitentiary Canaan is a federal prison in the state of Pennsylvania that is ran by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Some interesting facts about the prison include:
- It has a capacity of around 1500 inmates
- About 100 of the inmates are being held in an attached prison camp
- It cost around 140 million to create
- The prisoners have access to a prison created email system
This is a relatively newer prison as it was built in 2005. Even with it being so new, this prison has had a ton of notable incidents. In 2010 one inmate stabbed another one over 100 times. That inmate who was stabbed was believed to be in the mafia. In 2011 around 300 inmates got sick from eating bad chicken. It was the largest salmonella-poisoning incident ever in prison history. In 2013 two inmates murdered a guard.
Trusted Prison Consultants Serving Pennsylvania
At Trusted Prison Consultants we have handled cases in Pennsylvania. Often it is an issue of classification in the federal system. This not only determines where an inmate is housed but can determine their class or level of the area that they are going to stay in. At Trusted Prison Consultants we have over 100 years of combined experience and we are here to help you with your case.