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.

Alta Management report on May 11th comparing costs to neighboring counties and GEO overhead costs

GEO Jail Oversight Board Presentation on April 23

Warden's Report - April 2022
Warden's Report - March 2022
Warden's Report - February 2022
Warden's Report - January 2022

2021 Warden's Reports
2020 Warden's Reports



Meetings

The Delaware County Jail Oversight Board continues to hold hybrid public meetings in response to COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Meetings will be recorded live and in-person in the County Council Public Meeting Room with some participants joining remotely. Members of the public can watch the meeting online or attend in person. Residents who wish to attend the meetings in person are required to wear a mask during the meeting.

Public comment will be accepted in person and will no longer be accepted via email and by phone. The Board will livestream its meetings on this web page.

2022 Meetings

The Delaware County Jail Oversight Board will conduct their monthly meeting at 4:30 PM in the Delaware County Council Meeting Room, Government Center Building, Media, PA on the following dates:

January 11 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
February 8 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
March 8 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
April 12 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
May 10 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
May 25 (Special Meeting) | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
June 14 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
July 12 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
August 9 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
September 13 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
October 11 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
November 9 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |
December 13 | Agenda | Minutes | Video |

2021 Meetings
2019-2020 Meetings



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

Delaware County Executive Director Howard Lazarus

Brian Corson, Citizen Appointment

Jonathan King, Citizen Appointment

Deborah Love, Citizen Appointment


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



Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

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