Youngstown Jail & Prison

Find Youngstown Ohio jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries. Jails and prisons provide information on inmate searches, rosters, lookups, lists, records, and mugshot photos.


Mahoning County Jail 110 5th Avenue Youngstown OH 44503 330-480-4920


Mahoning County Juvenile Justice Center 300 East Scott Street Youngstown OH 44505 330-480-4920

Mahoning County Minimum Security 360 West Commerce Street Youngstown OH 44503 330-480-4920

Northeast Ohio Correctional Center 2240 Hubbard Road Youngstown OH 44505 330-480-4920

Poland Police Department Jail 3339 Dobbins Road Youngstown OH 44514 330-480-4920

Youngstown City Jail 116 West Boardman Street Youngstown OH 44503 330-480-4920

About Jails & Prisons

A Youngstown Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Youngstown, OH where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Youngstown Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Youngstown Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Youngstown inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Youngstown background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates
Youngstown Inmate Searches

All levels of Youngstown Jails and Prisons provide information about inmates upon request. You may contact correctional facilities to search for inmates. Detention facilities in Youngstown, OH provide details of Jail and Prison rosters, inmate contact information, visitation policies and procedures, and how send money to loved ones who may be incarcerated. Youngstown inmate searches and lookups are available by contacting Youngstown Jails,, Ohio State, and Federal Prisons.

Youngstown Jails

Jails are government facilities in the county criminal justice system. A Lockup is a particular type of Jail that serves as a temporary holding facility, attached to the Police Department or Sheriff's Department, which houses suspects while they await bail or transport to another Jail.

Prisons in Youngstown, Ohio

Youngstown Prisons can be categorized by level of security: minimum, medium, or maximum. Minimum Security Prisons allow inmates considerable daily movement and are intended for non-violent criminals and inmates who pose little risk of escape or threat to prison staff or other inmates. Medium Security Prisons are somewhat more restrictive facilities, but still allow for daily movement and house inmates in housing units instead of cells. Maximum Security Prisons are reserved for the most violent offenders and those who pose the highest escape threat, and these facilities place the greatest restrictions on inmates.

In Ohio, State Prisons are run by a Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Federal Prisons are the responsibility of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP). While most prisons are owned and operated by government agencies, many prisons have been privatized. Private prisons are owned and operated by for-profit companies under contract with government agencies, though oversight of private prisons remains the responsibility of, Ohio State, and Federal Government.