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Altoona, Pennsylvania Jail and Mugshot Information

Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.79 square miles (25.36 sq. km). The City of Altoona had a population of approximately 44,098 in the year 2017.

The mayor of Altoona, Pennsylvania is Matthew A. Pacifico. Matthew A. Pacifico can be contacted at (814) 949-2476 and by email at

Matthew A. Pacifico, Mayor
City of Altoona
Altoona City Hall
​1301 Twelfth Street
Suite 200
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: (814) 949-2476
Fax: (814) 949-2411
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Altoona City Mayor

In 2015, the crime-index in Altoona, Pennsylvania was 198.7, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but lower than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Altoona, Pennsylvania as of February 14, 2019. The ratio of number of residents in Altoona to the number of sex offenders is 628 to 1.

There were an estimated 1,038 total crimes per 100,000 people in Altoona, Pennsylvania. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Pennsylvania which has 1,963 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Altoona is also lower than the national average of 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Altoona, there were an estimated 120 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Pennsylvania is 313 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 383 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 918 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Pennsylvania average of 1,649 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,362 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Altoona, Pennsylvania:

  • The overall crime rate in Altoona is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.41 daily crimes that occur in Altoona.
  • Altoona is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Altoona you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Altoona has increased by 3%.

Altoona, Pennsylvania Police Station Information

Altoona Police Department

The Altoona Police Department has 75 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 52000 people.

Janice Freehling, Chief of Police
Altoona Police Department
1106 Sixteenth Street
Altoona PA 16601
Phone: (814) 949-2489
Fax: (814) 944-5001
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Altoona Police Dept
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Blair County Sheriff’s Office

The Blair County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Altoona, Pennsylvania.

James E. Ott, Sheriff
Blair County Sheriff’s Office
423 Allegheny Street
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Phone: (814) 693-3100

Blair County Sheriff

Blair County Jail Information

The physical location of the jail is:

Blair County Jail
419 Market Square Alley
Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
Phone: (814) 693-3155
Fax: (814) 695-0101

Visitations Hours at Blair County Jail:

Visitation timings can be found at:

Blair Visitations Times


Blair Jail Visitations
Blair County Jail

Police Records Request in Altoona, Pennsylvania

We have not found any police records information on Altoona. Instead we have included public records. Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk serves as the official custodian of the City’s records. Any person who want inspect or copy the public records of the City of Altoona shall make a request or complete a written application for such records at the office of the City Clerk during regular office hours, except during legal holidays. The application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk office.

Altoona Right-To-Know Request Form

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Linda M. Rickens Schellhammer, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Altoona
Altoona City Hall
1301 Twelfth Street, Suite 100
Altoona PA 16601
Phone: 814-949-2486
Fax: 814-949-2411
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Altoona City Clerk

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