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Updated on: August 28, 2021
Boston Jail
1 Schroeder Plaza, Boston, MA, 02120

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The Boston Jail is situated in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Boston Jail is a part of the Boston Police Department. The Boston Police Department is the law enforcement agency that runs the Boston Jail 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Boston Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The Boston Jail does not house offenders for more than three days due to their size.

If an offender is not released back into the community, the offender will be sent off the local county correctional facility.

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Boston Jail — General Information

Boston Jail, City Jail.
1 Schroeder Plaza, Boston, MA, 02120

Now that you know that the Boston Jail is indeed managed and operated by the Boston Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the Boston Police Department records.

That is a great question.

Since the police department is typically spread thin with patrolling the city, running the police department, and running the Boston Jail they do not have time to have their inmate search public.

So, if you need information, you will need to get in contact with the Boston Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The offenders will not be held in the Boston Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The Boston Jail will return any inmate mail back to the sender. They will not forward the mail to the new facility, if they were transferred.

Sending Money

It was previously stated that the offenders in the Boston Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the Boston Jail will attend to all the needs of offenders such as ensuring all offenders get their three meals, personal hygiene, and access to a telephone to call home.

Offenders in the Boston Jail have no need for cash.

Phone calls

Offenders will have access to a telephone, which they can use to call home on. The telephone calls are not free for you to pick up with, so you will have to keep that in mind when the offender calls you from the Boston Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.


Offenders could receive visits if they are still in a holding pen in the Boston Jail. Visits can be daily between the hours of 9 am to 9 pm.

You should always give the Boston Jail a call prior to leaving for the facility to ensure that the offender is still in the facility and has not been released or transferred to another facility.

Visiting Hours

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Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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