New York has an inmate population of 32,324 housed in 70 jails and employs an estimated detention staff of 21,082. The state has an incarcertation rate of 167 inmates per 100,000 citizens. There are 18 mens facilities, 2 womens facilities, and 54 all gender facilities in New York. The staff to inmate ratio in New York is 1.5. The state has 52 probation, 8 prerelease, 28 youth, and 5 drug facilities. Of the states 32,324 inmates 1,235 are housed in small facilities (less than 100), 5,730 are housed in facilities holding 100-499 inmates, 3,230 are housed in facilities holding 500-999 inmates, and 22,129 inmates are incarcerated in facilities that can hold 1,000 or more inmates. If you are looking for New York bail bondsman who service bail bonds in New York browse to the jail where you need to post bail and fill out the bail bondsman form on that jails page.
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9. Kings County Jail (300 inmates)
The Kings County Jail is a temporary detention center for inmates incarcerated in Kings County, New York. This detention facility is primarily for inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing in the Kings County justice system. It has an average daily population of around 300 male and female inmates. The jail is located adjacent to the Kings County Sheriff’s office, that is responsible for managing the daily operations of the facility. The Jail is overseen by the Kings County Sheriff Edgar A. Domenech, who was appointed after the long time sheriff Lindsay Eason retired.
8. Bronx County Jail (469 inmates)
The Bronx County Jail is the main detention facility for the area of Bronx County, New York. This detention facility is managed and operated by the Bronx county sheriff Edgar A Domenech. This facility primarily functions as a holding center for inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing in the Bronx County justice system. This is an older facility that was first opened in 1938, and later renovated to a larger size in 1963. It can currently house up to 469 male inmates. This is a reserve facility for Bronx County which can be opened or closed depending on the fluctuation of inmate populations.
7. NYC Metro (750 inmates)
The New York City Department of corrections is responsible for the safe and secure incarceration of tens of thousands of inmates per year in the New York County area. The New York City department of Corrections is overseen by Police Commissioner Dora B. Schriro. The commissioner and the department is responsible for managing all correctional operations in New York County.
6. Queens County Jail (850 inmates)
The Queens County Jail in Jamaica, New York is the main detention facility for inmates in Queens County New York. The facility is operated by the Queens County Sheriff’s Department and the head Sheriff Edgar A Domenech. This is a temporary detention facility and can hold up to 850 inmates at a given time. The Queens County Jail houses both male and female inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing in the Queens County justice system
5. Monroe County Jail (1,000 inmates)
The Monroe County Jail is a pre-trial detention facility that is operated by the Jail Bureau of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The jail is overseen by the County Head Sheriff Patrick M. O’Flynn. This detention facility is located in downtown Rochester New York, and can house approximately 1,000 inmates at a time. This is a short-term facility that only holds inmates until they are convicted and transferred to a long-term facility, or released.
4. Westchester County Jail (1,050 inmates)
The Westchester County Jail in Valhalla, New York is operated by the Westchester County Department of Corrections. The mission of the Department of Corrections is to serve the public by providing safe, efficient, secure and humane means of detaining individuals facing criminal charges in Westchester County. The department is lead by the county police commissioner Kevin M. Cheverko. This county facility is used to house male and female inmates who are accused of a crime, awaiting sentencing or convicted to terms of 1 year or less. It can house an inmate population up to 1050 individuals. This institution has been accredited by the American Correctional Association and is operated in conjunction with all local, state and federal guidelines.
3. Erie County Jail (1,070 inmates)
The Erie County Correctional Facility is the central holding facility for Erie County New York. This correctional facility is located in Alden, New York and has the capacity for 1070 inmates. They can house individuals of any classification from minimum security to maximum security inmates. This includes males, females, adolescents, non-arraigned, non-sentenced, sentenced and federal inmates. This facility is managed by the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, that processes over 20,000 inmates per year. Other holding facilities utilized by the Erie County Sherriff’s department include the Erie County Holding Center and the Holding Center Annex.
2. Nassau County Jail (1,500 inmates)
The Nassau County Correctional Center is a detention center for convicted criminals serving sentences in Nassau County, New York. The detention center is located in East Meadow, New York and is operated by the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department. The head sheriff in charge of operations at the facility is Sheriff Tommy L. Seagraves. The mission of the sheriff department’s Jail Division is to provide a safe and secure environment for both the staff and the inmates
1. Suffolk County Jail (1,732 inmates)
The Suffolk County Jail is located in Riverhead, New York and is operated by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department. The county correctional facilities in Suffolk have an average daily population of 1,732 inmates, making it the fourth largest county jail in the state of New York. These facilities include both maximum and minimum male and female cells. Due to the maximum capacity conditions at the jail a new addition has been approved and will be opened in late 2012 to accompany hundreds of new inmates.