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Schenectady City Jail Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: August 1, 2020
Schenectady City Jail
518-382-5263
531 Liberty Street, Schenectady, NY, 12305
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The Schenectady City Jail despite the name is not a jail. The Schenectady City Jail is just a holding pen for people who have been arrested in the Schenectady limits.

Unfortunately, with the holding pen in the Schenectady City Jail is quite small. So, offenders will only be in this small holding pen for hours, if that. Most of the offenders that have been arrested in the Schenectady limits will be brought directly to the Schenectady County Detention Center and skip going down to the Schenectady City Jail all together.

Keep in mind that the Schenectady Police Department will also manage this smallholding pen as well.

Schenectady City Jail — General Information

Schenectady City Jail, City Jail.
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531 Liberty Street, Schenectady, NY, 12305
http://www.schenectadypd.com/contact/index.php
518-382-5263

There is no way in with the Schenectady Police Department where you can locate an inmate. There will be no inmates that are in the Schenectady City Jail.

Ultimately, all inmates will ALWAYS be brought down to the Schenectady County Detention Center. If you would like to contact them to find out if the offender you are looking for is in their facility, you can at 518-382-5263.

When contacting the Schenectady County Detention Center, please tell them you suspect that the Schenectady Police Department was the arresting agency along with the offender first and last name.

Sending a Mail/Care Package

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The Schenectady City Jail is rarely used. There is NO sending mail whatsoever to the Schenectady City Jail. You will want to wait until the offender gets transferred, booked, and processed into the Schenectady County Detention Center before you will be permitted to send mail to them.

Sending Money

The Schenectady City Jail is rarely ever used. The offender may be in a cell for just under an hour, if that. The offender will NOT have any need for cash during their time in the holding pen. You will want to wait to send cash when they get over to the Schenectady County Detention Center.

Phone calls

The offender will not be permitted to make any phone calls until they are officially booked into the Schenectady County Detention Center. As previously stated, the Schenectady Police Department will bring the offender typically to that facility as it has more manpower.

Visitation

The Schenectady City Jail is rarely used. There is NO visitation whatsoever in the Schenectady City Jail. You will want to wait until the offender gets transferred, booked, and processed into the Schenectady County Detention Center before you will be permitted to visit with them.

Visiting 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
Holiday:

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