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Albany County Jail

Albany County Jail, NY Prison Inmates

Updated on: December 2, 2020
State
New York
City
Albany
Postal Code
12211
County
Albany County
Phone Number
518-869-2724
Location
840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211

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When a person is arrested, they are initially transferred to the Central Jail, which is located at the Albany County Jail at 840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211. Any inmate that does not leave on bond, will meet before a judge within 24 hours after arrest. It is possible for a misdemeanor, that an arrestee might be released without spending time in jail. If it is a felony, the judge will set bail.

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

You can send mail to an inmate at this address:

(Inmate’s Full Name)/Booking Number
Albany County Jail
840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211

Keep in mind that inmates are only allowed to receive postcards. Do not send letters or anything besides a postcard.

Postcards must be at least 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches, but not any bigger than 4.25 inches by 6 inches.

Sending Money

The best way to send money to an inmate is by money order through the mail.

Make the envelope out to:

Albany County Jail
840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211
"FOR DEPOSIT ONLY"
Inmates Name/Booking Number

Money Orders should be filled out to "Albany County Jail Inmate Account" on the "Pay To" line. If not, it will be returned to sender. Do not include any personal notes or letters addressed to inmates with a money order. Notes and letters will not be delivered to the inmate.

Phone calls

Inmates at the Albany County Jail cannot receive phone calls. Once they are booked and arranged in their housing, they will be able to make outgoing calls collect, as long as the receiver of the phone call accepts the phone charges.

Visitation

The easiest way to visit is via a non-contact video visitation. These visits occur at the Albany County Jail Visitation Center located at 840 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, NY, 12211. You can visit daily between 7:45a.m. to 7:30 p.m, but only if you have an appointment.

Before you visit, you need to call 518-869-2724 between 8am-7pm to schedule a visit. Call one day before you are planning on visiting an inmate. If you have already visited, you can schedule your next visit online by clicking here. Schedule a visit up to 7 days in advance. You can schedule a visit at a computer in the lobby, if you do not have access at home to a computer.

Remember to dress conservatively when you visit.

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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