Schenectady City Jail, NY Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: March 22, 2021
Schenectady City Jail

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Schenectady City Jail serves the Schenectady, New York area. The Schenectady City Jail is a low-security facility. The Schenectady City Jail is running by the Schenectady Police Department.

The Schenectady Police Department consists of 10 civilian employees alongside 14 full-time officers.

The purpose of the Schenectady City Jail is to house people who have been arrested within Schenectady before they are moved to the county facility. Typically, offenders who are being held at the Schenectady City Jail will only be in the facility for a very short time.

However, if the county jail is overcrowded, then occasionally, the Schenectady City Jail will house inmates on a longer-term basis.

Most inmates that come into the Schenectady City Jail were arrested on misdemeanor charges such as assault, DUI, etc.

Schenectady City Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Schenectady City Jail

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    531 Liberty Street, Schenectady, NY, 12305

  • Phone

    518-382-5263

  • City

    Schenectady

  • Postal Code

    12305

  • State

    New York

  • Country

    Schenectady County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Schenectady City Jail

  • Facility Type

    City Jail

  • Address

    531 Liberty Street, Schenectady, NY, 12305

  • Phone

    518-382-5263

  • Country

    Schenectady County

  • City

    Schenectady

  • Postal Code

    12305

  • State

    New York

  • Official Website

    Website

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

With the Schenectady City Jail primarily being a holding pen for offenders before they are brought to the county facility or released, the inmate roster changes quite often.

The Schenectady City Jail decided to not make their inmate roster public for you to view. What does this mean for you? This means if you need information on an offender they are currently in custody, you will need to contact the Schenectady City Jail with the above phone number.

Send a Mail/Package

City jails are not like county jails. The Schenectady City Jail does not accept inmate mail. If you would like to write to an inmate or get letters from an inmate, you will need to wait until the offender is in a county jail.

Sending Money

With the Schenectady City Jail primarily just being a holding pen for the offenders before they are brought to the county facility or released, the offenders will not need money.

The Schenectady City Jail will provide the offenders with everything they will need. Offenders will be given three meals a day and have their other needs met while they are being held in the facility.

So, there will be no need for you to send money to the Schenectady City Jail or drop money off to the facility.

Phone Calls

Offenders can make outgoing calls to their family and friends. All outgoing calls they can make will be collect calls. Only people who have a landline phone will be receiving these calls. Collect calls, unfortunately, do not work on mobile phones.

Visitation Rules

Depending on if the offender is in court or was transferred directly off to the county facility, you will be permitted to visit the inmate.

You should call the Schenectady City Jail to ensure the offender is available to have a visitor before making your way down to the facility.

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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