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Updated on: October 7, 2022
Poughkeepsie City Jail
19 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603

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The Poughkeepsie City Jail is situated in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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

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

Poughkeepsie City Jail — General Information

Poughkeepsie City Jail, City Jail.
19 Tucker Drive, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603

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

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


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

You should always give the Poughkeepsie City 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

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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