Prison Earns Total Compliance

Compliance Checklist The Westmoreland County Prison is to be acknowledged for earning TOTAL COMPLIANCE with the essential and non-essential standards as required by Title 37 (Standards for Local Adult Detention Facilities) in their recent Prison Inspection on September 30, 2014, by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (Office of County Inspection and Services).
The Prison Inspection consists of a review of local written policies, procedures, support documentation and inspection of the physical plant of the facility for compliance with each of the required legislative standards.

Warden John Walton and the entire Westmoreland County Prison Staff are proud of this accomplishment and deserve credit for their diligence in operating the Westmoreland County Prison according to statewide correctional standards.

The Westmoreland County Prison Board is to be acknowledged for their guidance, support and understanding of this critical public safety function within their community.

An e-mail from Thomas E. Greishaw, Director of the Office of County Inspections and Services read: “Joe and I had many positive comments about the inspection at Westmoreland County Prison. We were very impressed with the operation and condition of the facility, and the dedication and professionalism of you and your staff. It certainly was a pleasurable inspection for both Joe and I”.

This is the fourth consecutive inspection, covering an eight year period that the Westmoreland County Prison has earned full compliance.