NYC DOC – Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center

NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 10, 2021
State
New York
City
Bronx
Postal Code
10474
County
Bronx County
Phone Number
212-266-1500
Type
City Jail
Location
1 Halleck Street, Bronx, NY, 10474

About NYC DOC – Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center

NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center inmate search: Description of Charges, Post Date, Release Date, Document Type, Defendant Record, Complaint, Jail Roster, Booking Date, Arrests, Alias, Criminal Records, Court, Appeals Court, Bond, Current Housing Section, Who's in jail, Sentence Information, Commitment Date, Mugshots, Bookings.

Between 1971 to about 1985, the NYC DOC – Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center only was composed of two cells that were sat right next to one another in the communications portion of the Bronx City Hall.

The patrol officers were responsible for processing and booking the inmates while the dispatchers would be the ones who oversaw supervising the inmates as the city jail had no real detention officers.

Then in 1986, the NYC DOC – Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center moved to the Bronx Municipal Center. This new jail would be composed of six single cells alongside three holding cells near the booking area. The patrol officers would then again oversee processing and booking inmates while the dispatchers would still oversee supervising the inmates.

The NYC DOC – Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center that you see today on (1 Halleck Street, Bronx, NY, 10474) was officially in use starting on August 2, 2004. This facility contains 64 jail cells within four different cell units. The facility also comes equipped with isolation cells, holding cells, and medical cells as well. This will bring the final total of 870 inmates can be in the facility at once.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

While an inmate may not always be able to talk to you via the telephone, an inmate can have the chance to receive your handwritten letters.

You are more than welcome to send handwritten letters to an inmate while they are in the NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center. The NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center will always examine all mail before being distributed to the person it was addressed to.

Sending Money

An inmate will need funds while they are in the NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center. Whether the funds are to purchase items from the commissary or to pay off their dues that they owe.

An easy way to give an inmate funds is to stop by the correctional facility and drop off a money order to the detention officer in the lobby.

Phone calls

NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center inmates are limited to 15-minute collect call telephone conversations with their loved ones.

Visitation

Visitation schedule changes occasionally at the NYC DOC - Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center. You will need to call the correctional facility to find out when they allow visitors for their inmates.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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