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Buffalo Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: September 9, 2022
Buffalo Jail
74 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202

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The Buffalo Jail is situated in Buffalo, New York.

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

The Buffalo Jail is a small medium-security holding pen for offenders who were arrested around the city. The Buffalo 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.

Buffalo Jail — General Information

Buffalo Jail, City Jail.
74 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY, 14202

Now that you know that the Buffalo Jail is indeed managed and operated by the Buffalo Police Department you are probably wondering where you can locate the Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo Jail with your comments, questions, and concerns.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The offenders will not be held in the Buffalo Jail long enough to be permitted to receive mail. The Buffalo 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 Buffalo Jail are only typically in the facility for about 3 days on average. During this time, the Buffalo 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 Buffalo 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 Buffalo Jail. You will oversee paying for those fees.


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

You should always give the Buffalo 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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