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Updated on: August 12, 2021

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About Cortland County Jail

The Cortland County Jail is referred to as the Cortland County Detention Facility as well. Cortland, New York is where you will find Cortland County Jail. 

The Cortland County Jail have their doors open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Not all services work 24/7. 

Only adjudicated inmates along with adult inmates are held in this facility. The Cortland County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Cortland County Jail. 

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Cortland County Jail
Facility Name
Cortland County Jail
Facility Type
County Jail
54 Greenbush Street, Cortland, NY, 13045
Postal Code
New York
Cortland County
Official Website

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Cortland County Sheriffs Office / Cortland County Jail

Mark Helms
54 Greenbush Street, Cortland, New York, 13045

Inmate Search

Doing an inmate search for an inmate in the Cortland County Jail is very easy. Now you can do an inmate search from your own mobile phone or computer whether you are on the go or from the comfort of your own home. You don't have to waste your time looking for the right number, being transferred from one person to the next or better yet having your phone call get disconnected.    

The Cortland County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Cortland County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Cortland County Sheriff's Department does.

The Cortland County Jail has its roster open to the general public by the Cortland County Sheriff's Department. The Cortland County Jail roster can be found on the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The jail roster can be searched by the information listed below:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Last Name

You will see the following information when doing a successful inmate search:

  • Inmate's Full Name
  • Age
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Booking Date & Time
  • Facility
  • Charges
  • Pod

The inmate’s mugshots will not be posted in the roster. If you see any information that you know is not correct about the inmate you can mail them to the address listed below: 

Cortland County Jail
54 Greenbush Street, Cortland, NY, 13045

Sending a Mail

The Cortland County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends back home. All letters that are sent to the facility get examined by the jail employees. When examining these letters the jail employees are looking for things that are not allowed such as:  

  • Music Cards
  • Gang Related Items
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Confetti
  • String
  • Ribbons
  • Polaroids 
  • Glitter
  • Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
  • Writing Paper
  • Pencils
  • Stamps
  • Pens
  • Perfume
  • Envelopes
  • No photographs larger than 5x7”

Money is not allowed to be sent in the mail to the inmate. Money will be sent back to the sender if it is sent in the mail. If money is found in the mail, the money will be returned to the original sender. Using the methods below under the “Sending Money” heading you will be able to fund an inmate's account.

The Cortland County Jail inmates are allowed to get books, newspapers and magazines. The books, newspapers and magazines will need to be sent straight from the bookstore or publisher to the Cortland County Jail. All books sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. Hardcover and used books are prohibited. All hardcover and used books will be sent back to the sender if they are sent to the jail. 

The Cortland County Jail mailing address for inmates is:

Inmate's Full Name
54 Greenbush Street, Cortland, NY, 13045

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Sending Money

The Cortland County Jail inmates will need money to make purchases from the commissary. By going to the jail and using the jail kiosk in the lobby you can deposit funds into an inmate’s account. The kiosk takes cash, credit or debit payments and is available 24/7. The funds will be available in the inmate’s account as soon as the deposit is made.

By using your credit or debit account you can deposit funds by logging on to www.jailatm.com if it is more convenient for you.

Purchases can be made from www.jailatm.com for the inmate as well.

Phone Calls

Securus Technologies contracts with the Cortland County Jail for their phone service. You will need to create an account by logging on to the Securus Technologies official website.  Charges and the options for depositing funds into the inmate’s phone account will be posted there.

The Cortland County Jail are allowed to make collect calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from a landline. You will not be able to receive any collect calls from a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for any and all fees associated with these collect calls. The Cortland County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.

15-minute phone calls are allowed for the inmates. Call features such as call waiting, call forwarding, or three-way calling are not permitted for the inmates to use during their phone time. 

All calls are monitored and recorded.

Visiting Rules

One hour of free on-site visitation will be allowed for every inmate in good standing each calendar week. Inmates at Cortland County Jail are allowed to have additional visitations, however, there is a charge associated with those visits. Additional visitations and remote visitations have the same charge.  

You will need to schedule a remote visitation at least 24 hours ahead of time. You will need to be approved by the jail employees if it is your first time using the remote visitation. You can do that Monday through Friday. 

All minors will need to be with their legal guardian. Before you are allowed in the visitation area you will need to show your driver’s license, State identification card, United States Passport, or Military ID. Children over the age of 12, will need to show their school identification card or birth certificate will need the be presented for visitors over the age of 12.

Cortland County Prison Statistics

Cortland County Prison Admissions

Female Prison Admissions 13
Other Prison Admissions 1
White Prison Admissions 85
Total Prison Admissions 110
Male Prison Admissions 97
Asian Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 7
Black Prison Admissions 17
Native Prison Admissions -

Cortland County Jail Admissions By Race

Latino Jail Population 3
Native Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 19
White Jail Population 30
Asian Jail Population -

Cortland County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Population 73
Male Jail Population 45
Total Jail Admissions 823
Female Jail Population 7

Cortland County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 37
Female Pretrial Jail Population 1
Male Pretrial Jail Population 19

Cortland County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 12
Male Prison Population 143
Total Prison Population 155

Cortland County Prison Population By Race

Black Prison Population 25
Other Prison Population 2
Asian Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 114
Latino Prison Population 14


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