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Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE)

Regional Facility

Last Updated: February 17, 2021
Address
4250 Federal Dr, Batavia, NY 14020
County
Genesee
Phone
585-343-0814

Buffalo Federal Detention is for Regional Facility offenders sentenced up to twelve months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for Medium - general facility.

If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

Satellite View of Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE)

Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE) basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 585-343-0814

Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE) is a regional jail facility that handles the intake from the Genesee County Sheriff's arrests but also from several surrounding counties located at 4250 Federal Dr Batavia, NY. This cooperative prison is funded by all of the counties that hold their detainees and sentenced inmates.

Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE) - Immigration Detainee Locator

If you need information about a detainee that is housed at this facility, you may call (585) 344 6500 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. When you call, please have the individual’s biographical information ready, including first, last and hyphenated names, any aliases he or she may use, date of birth and country of birth.

Detainees cannot receive incoming calls. If you need to get in touch with a detainee to leave an urgent message, you must call (585) 344 6500 and leave the detainee’s full name, alien registration number and your name and telephone number where you can be reached. The detainee will be given your message

Inmate Locator

Buffalo Federal Detention Facility (ICE) publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in New York. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Visitation Information

Friends and Family Visits

DAY VISITATION TIME Mondays — Fridays

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

  • To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must be checked in by 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. respectively.
  • Visitors must present a valid verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.
  • Visits shall not exceed 1 hour.
  • Minors who are visiting the facility must be accompanied by an adult guardian (18 years or older). Minors must not be left unaccompanied in the waiting room, visiting room or any other area.
  • Adult visitors must present a valid, verifiable government-issued identification card to enter the facility.

Attorney Visits

Legal representatives of detainees are authorized to visit their clients during the following hours:
Mondays through Sundays: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Visits outside these hours should be made by calling the facility.

A list of pro bono (free) legal organizations will be posted in all detainee housing units and other appropriate areas. This list shall be updated quarterly. If a detainee wishes to see a representative or paralegal from that organization, it is the detainee’s responsibility to contact them for an appointment.

Consular Visits

Consular officials may meet with their detained nationals at any time. It is requested that prior arrangements be made with the ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer to the extent possible, and that consular officials bring appropriate credentials when they come to the facility. The ICE Supervisory Deportation Officer for this facility can be reached at (585) 344-6500

Clergy Visits

Clergy may visit detainees at any time, but must make prior arrangements with the Chaplain’s Office.

Visiting Restrictions

  • All family or other social visits are Non-contact.
  • No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted in the facility.
  • If visitors are or appear to be intoxicated, visitation will not be allowed.
  • All visitors are subject to search while in the facility.
  • Visitors are not allowed to pass or attempt to pass any items to detainees.
  • Visitors are not allowed to carry any items into the visitation area.

Search Procedures (prior to or during all visitations)

All individuals requesting admittance to the facility or the visitation area are subject to a pat-down search of their person, an inspection of their belongings, and a metal scan search. Individuals refusing to cooperate with a reasonable search will not be admitted. No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted. No electronic devices (cell phones, pagers, radios, etc.) are permitted in the secure areas of this facility.

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