Minsec - Oxford Street Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: November 2, 2021
1917-23 West Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19121-3154

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The Minsec – Oxford Street located in Philadelphia, PA is one of the oldest state prisons in the state of Pennsylvania. This facility is a maximum-security detention center for male inmates and was found in 1973. Part of the reason this the property that this facility sits on was chosen was for its easily available stone, as well as the transport provided by adjacent Delaware and Hudson Canal; the adult prisoners that were physically able were imported for construction labor.

The maximum capacity at the Minsec – Oxford Street is 1,100 inmates. Minsec – Oxford Street is maintained and managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. 

Inmates housed within the Minsec – Oxford Street receive 3 meals a day, outdoor recreational time, as well as time to watch television. 

Inmates do not have much room to move around in the single and double cells that they are held in. These cells are self-contained that is designed for 23 hours a day detainment, leaving one-hour for recreation as well as fresh air.

The facilities perimeter is surrounded with high, thick walls and reinforced fences. The prison also has cameras situated throughout the buildings for close monitoring of inmate actions.

Inmates shower, use the bathroom, eat and with other inmates leaving them with no privacy. 

The Minsec – Oxford Street provides the following programs and services for the inmates to take advantage of:

  • Educational Programs
  • G.E.D.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Religious Services
  • Commissary
  • Medical Health Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Dental Care

The medical, mental and dental care are contracted services.

The inmates within the Minsec – Oxford Street are able to improve themselves by working on themselves with the help of some of the programs that are listed above. The inmates that are willing to change and participate in these programs often leave the jail when they are released than when they first arrived.

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Minsec - Oxford Street
1917-23 West Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19121-3154

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Jail Name Minsec – Oxford Street
Jail Type State Prison
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
Web Page website
Address 1917-23 West Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19121-3154
City Philadelphia
Zip 19121-3154
Phone 215-235-2984


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