Jail Oversight Board

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Location:
500 Cheyney Road
Thornton, PA 19373

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 23
Thornton, PA 19373

Phone:
610-361-3200 ext. 256

Fax:
610-361-9689

Delaware County Council approved a resolution establishing oversight of the county jail with a County Jail Oversight Board at its Sept. 25, 2019 public council meeting. The new Jail Oversight Board replaces the former County Board of Prison Inspectors.

Warden's Report - March 2021
Warden's Report - February 2021
Warden's Report - January 2021
Warden's Report - November 2020
Warden's Report - October 2020
Warden's Report - September 2020
Warden's Report - August 2020
Warden's Report - July 2020
Warden's Report - June 2020
Warden's Report - May 2020
Warden's Report - April 2020
Warden's Report - March 2020

Meetings

The Delaware County Jail Oversight Board will conduct their monthly meeting via ZOOM until further notice due to COVID-19 measures at 4:30PM on the following dates:

  • January 12, 2021
  • February 9, 2021
  • March 9, 2021
  • April 13. 2021
  • May 11, 2021
  • June 8, 2021
  • July 13, 2021
  • August 10, 2021
  • September 7, 2021
  • October 12, 2021
  • November 9, 2021
  • December 14, 2021

The Board will livestream its meetings on the County’s website:
www.delcopa.gov/departments/prison/JailOversightBoard.html

Residents can email their public comment. Public comments must be submitted with the same information that is requested at a public meeting including the person’s name and address. Emails can be sent immediately to: JOB@co.delaware.pa.us

Public comment will be accepted until the meeting is adjourned. The public comments will be read into record during the meeting and the Board will respond if warranted. If you do not have access to email you can call in your public comment: 610-891-4931. Please give your name, address and public comment. Your comment will be transcribed and read into record. Emailed or phoned-in comments deemed inappropriate will not be read into public record.


2021 Meetings:

Jan. 12 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Feb. 9 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
March 9 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
April 1 at 10:00 a.m. (Special Meeting) | Agenda | Minutes | Video | De-Privatization Financial Report | De-Privatization Feasibility Assessment Presentation | Letter from the GEO Group | Public Comments at April 1 Meeting | Consultants CGL and Alta Management response to Letter from the GEO Group |
April 13 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
May 11 at 4:30 p.m.
June 8 at 4:30 p.m.
July 13 at 4:30 p.m.
Aug. 10 at 4:30 p.m.
Sept. 7 at 4:30 p.m.
Oct. 12 at 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 14 at 4:30 p.m.


2020 Meetings:

Jan. 14 at 8:00 a.m. | Minutes | Video (Part 1) | Video (Part 2) |
Feb. 11 at 8:00 a.m. | Agenda | Video |
March 10 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
April 14 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
May 12 at 4:00 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video (Currently Unavailable) |
June 9 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
July 14 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Aug. 11 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Sept. 8 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Nov. 10 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
Dec. 8 at 4:30 p.m. | Agenda | Minutes | Video |


2019 Meetings:

Dec. 10, 2019 Minutes



JAIL BOARD Resolutions:

Resolution Calling for Expansion of Treatment for Immates with Opioid Use Disorder


JAIL OVERSIGHT BOARD MEMBERS:

Delaware County Councilman Kevin Madden, Chair

Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge John J. Whelan

Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge Mary Alice Brennan

Delaware County Sheriff Jerry L. Sanders

Delaware County Controller Joanne Phillips

Brian Corson, Citizen Appointment

Jonathan King, Citizen Appointment

Deborah Love, Citizen Appointment


Email the Jail Oversight Board: JOB@co.delaware.pa.us



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