Buffalo Jail, NY Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: April 8, 2020
Buffalo Jail

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The Buffalo Jail Police Department operates this facility and the adult inmates that are held at the Buffalo Jail.

This is a short-term detention center that holds inmates for no more than 12 months. The Buffalo Jail holds inmates that are awaiting trial as well as the inmates that are serving their sentence. Inmates get transferred to a federal or state prison if they are going to be serving a sentence for more than 12 months.

Buffalo Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Buffalo Jail

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    74 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202

  • Phone

    716-851-4444

  • City

    Buffalo

  • Postal Code

    14202

  • State

    New York

  • Country

    Erie County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Buffalo Jail

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    74 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202

  • Phone

    716-851-4444

  • Country

    Erie County

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

The names of the inmates that are held at the Buffalo Jail are published by the Buffalo Jail. Their website does not have a roster.

For more information, you will need to talk to a staff member by giving them a call. Their phone number is 716-851-4444. They will be able to help you locate your loved one if they are held at this facility.

Send a Mail/Package

All mail including incoming and outgoing mail gets checked by the Buffalo Jail employees. The inmates open their mail under the supervision of a staff member. Be sure to include your return address on all mail.

Mail that is not within these guidelines will be sent back to the sender or stored in the inmate’s locker until they are released.

4" x 6" postcards that are metered, unstamped, plain white, with pencil or blue or black ink writing on it can be sent to an inmate. All other mail is not allowed.

Sending Money

Inmates need money when they are in jail to purchase daily life necessities and to make phone calls. There is no way for inmates to make money in Buffalo Jail so they need loved ones to fund their account.

Most jails and prisons allow loved ones to transfer money into an inmate’s account by using electronic services such as JPay and Western Union.

Be sure you have the inmates full name, the inmate’s ID number, as well as their location – or a system.

You can call the Buffalo Jail at 716-851-4444 for more information on sending money to an inmate.

Phone Calls

All inmates have phone time so they can talk to loved ones. You will not be able to call the inmate at Buffalo Jail but they can call you. Most of the time inmates make collect calls where the one who is receiving the call is the one who has to pay for the fees that are associated with the collect call.

Visitation Rules

Inmates at Buffalo Jail are allowed to have visitors. When visiting an inmate you will need to keep all of your personal belongings in your vehicle as they are not allowed in the visitation area. You will also need to have your government-issued photo ID.

Visiting Hours

Sunday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Tuesday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Thursday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Federal Holidays 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

VISITATION 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

Directions

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