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Putnam County NY Jail

Putnam County NY Jail is located in the city of Carmel, New York which has a population of 6,817 (as of 2016) residents. This prison has a capacity of 128 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Putnam County NY Jail began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1981 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Captain Robert LeFever and houses male and female offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Putnam County NY Jail, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

Putnam County NY Jail Facility and Inmate Contact Information:

Phone Number to Reach this Facility is:


Fax Number for Putnam County NY Jail is:


Send Mail to the Facility (not inmates):

Putnam County NY Jail
3 County Center
Carmel, NY 10512

To Send Mail to an Inmate at Putnam County NY Jail:

(please get a list of acceptable mail from the facility)

Putnam County NY Jail
Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
3 County Center
Carmel, NY 10512

Visitation Information for Putnam County NY Jail

Visitation Hours for Putnam County NY Jail:

Monday 2 - 4:30pm 6:30 – 9pm
Thursday 2 - 4:30pm 6:30 – 9pm
Friday 9 - 11:30am 12:30 – 4:30pm


  • Visitors must be checked in and signed in 15 minutes prior to start of visitation. Visits start on the half- hour.
  • No entry to the visitation room at 3:30pm on any visit day.
  • Visitors must be properly dressed and be able to pass the metal detector to enter the correctional facility.
  • Visitors must have proper, government issued photo identification to enter the correctional facility. No exceptions!
  • Each inmate is allowed 2 hours of visit time per week in half hour increments.
  • There is no visitation on Saturday, Sundays or Legal Holidays. Please call for visitation changes when a legal holiday falls on one of the regularly scheduled visitation days.
  • Any questions, please call 845-225-5255


Year Built or Opened: 1981 Warden or Supervisor: Captain Robert LeFever Total Capacity: 128 Security Level(s): medium - maximum

3 County Center
Carmel, NY 10512

Phone Number(s): 845-225-5255
Fax Number: 845-228-1681

3 County Center
Carmel, NY 10512