- Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 September 2014 20:45
The Westchester County Department of Correction (WCDOC) serves the public by providing an efficient, secure and humane means of detaining individuals with criminal matters pending in Westchester County.
The Department is accredited by the American Correctional Association and operates within local, state and federal guidelines. Its medical operations are accredited by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Learn more about our facility and read Commissioner Cheverko's message in the About Us section.
Correction video conferencing system lauded
The county's video conferencing system used here at the county jail has been named a Laureate in the 2012 Computerworld Honors Program for its use of innovative technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Read more about this prestigeous award.
|Flu? Cold? Chicken Pox?
If you are or feel sick, do not come to the county jail. Learn more
|Three Ways to Post Bail
Bail can be posted 24 hours a day, seven days a week - and can be handled three ways: in person, over the phone and online through the Internet. Learn more
|Inmate Phone System Information
The inmate phone service has been modified with new, updated equipment and a better billing system for inmates and their families. You may set up an account with GTL to receive collect calls from inmates by calling toll free at (866) 230-7761. Learn more
|Visitation Schedule - All Inmates
All visits take place at the jail. Inmates are allowed up to two adults and two children at one time and may be allowed two, one-hour visits per week of which only one may be on a weekend. A parent or legal guardian must accompany children under the age of 18. Be prepared to produce a birth certificate for each minor. Learn more
|Victim Information and Notification
Crime victims can use touch-tone phones to call VINE toll-free to get information about convicted felony offenders in the custody of the NY State Department of Correctional Services or the Westchester County Department of Correction. Or, they can go to VINELink, the online version.
|Sexual Abuse and Excessive Force
Consistent with the law, the department maintains a zero-tolerance policy regarding sexual abuse, sexual harassment and excessive force against inmates. If you believe an inmate has been subject to any of these acts while in the department’s custody, contact the Special Investigation Unit by calling (914) 231-1128 or by submitting an online report.