Albany County Correctional Facility

Albany County Correctional Facility, NY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: September 22, 2022
State
New York
City
Albany
Postal Code
12211
County
Albany County
Phone Number
518-869-2724
Location
840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211

About Albany County Correctional Facility

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Opened since 1996, the Albany County Correctional Facility is a medium-security jail that is operated locally by the Albany County Sheriff’s Office in Albany, New York.

Albany County Correctional Facility can hold up to 1043 inmates at a time and employs 63 full-time employees. There is a total of six housing units at this facility.

The Albany County Correctional Facility features an Automated Inmate Information System. This information may be accessed 24 hours a day by calling 518-869-2724. Information available using the Inmate Information System includes arrests, charges, visitation guidelines, and more.

The Albany County Correctional Facility is accredited by the State of New York by the Bureau of Adult Division. They are one of six facilities to hold this honor.

Albany County Sheriffs Office

Address
16 Eagle Street, Albany, New York, 12207
Phone
518-487-5440
Fax
518-487-5037

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

All inmates of the Albany County Correctional Facility may send and receive letters through the U.S. Postal Service.

Mail sent to an inmate should be addressed as follows:

Inmate's First and Last Name
840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211

All mail sent to an inmate at the Albany County Correctional Facility must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

As far as sending photos, they should not exceed 4 inches high x 6 inches wide. Polaroid Photos and photos of weapons are prohibited.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate through the Albany County Correctional Facility in New York. To begin the process, visit www.accesscorrections.com to create an account. From there, you will be prompted on how to send money to an inmate.

You can also call 1-866-394-0490 to deposit money into an inmate’s account. If you pay over the phone, you will have to pay a small fee.

Finally, you can also go into the Albany County Correctional Facility and deposit money in person.

Phone calls

Albany County Correctional Facility allows inmates to contact pre-approved friends and family members' phones by calling collect. The recipient is fully responsible for all fees for a collect call.

Albany County Correctional Facility also uses the third-party company Securus Tech to make phone calls. Go to the website, and set up an account.

To find out about Albany County Correctional Facility phone services, call 518-869-2724.

Visitation

The following are some rules regarding inmate visitation at Albany County Correctional Facility:

Each inmate is allowed one or two visits each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.

Only visitors on the approved visiting list are permitted to visit. Proper photo identification must be shown prior to visitation.

Loud, disruptive or inappropriate behavior by visitors, including children, is grounds for termination of the visit.

Staff have the authority to seat visitors or inmates at their discretion.

Visitors are expected to wear appropriate attire. The officer has the right to deny visiting for inappropriate attire.

Parents are responsible for the conduct and safety of their children. Disruptive behavior by children is grounds for termination of the visit.

No food, drinks, or candy is permitted in the visitation room. In addition, no cell phones or electronic devices are allowed.

All visitation is through a glass window and the inmate and visitor will be speaking to each other with a phone. One phone is to be used per inmate and visitors.

Visiting Hours

Monday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday — 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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