Cayuga County NY Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: September 19, 2022
7445 County House Rd, Auburn, NY 13021

Cayuga Co Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four 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 County - medium facility.

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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

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Cayuga County NY Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 315-253-2911

The Cayuga County NY Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 7445 County House Rd Auburn, NY which is operated locally by the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Cayuga County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Auburn Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is proud to have the opportunity to provide the services of four Inmate Work Crews; three working throughout the week, one on the weekends.

Program Goals - Supervised by a staff of Custody Officers, crews of qualifying inmates perform various improvement and clean-up projects to the local municipalities and not-for-profit organizations within Cayuga County. It was the intent of the Sheriff’s Office to provide this program to make the neighborhoods safer, better places to live and to help reduce the cost of operating government.

The program additionally allows for participating inmates to pay something back to the community, showcase their talents and instill in them a feeling of self-worth that will hopefully remain with them upon their release and lead to their becoming productive, law-abiding citizens.

Inmate communication - Inmates are currently allowed to receive letters, make collect calls, and receive visitation. The facility does not take messages for inmates. Inmates are not allowed to receive calls. They may only make collect calls after the booking process. All telephone calls may be recorded.

Inmate Locator

Cayuga County NY Jail 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 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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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Cayuga County NY Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 315-253-2911.


  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

There are two ways to visit an inmate, scheduling and walk-ins. Scheduling is the preferred method and those who schedule a visit are given preference.

Call 315-253-2911 on Mondays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a visit during the week and on Thursdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a visit on the weekend. Arrive 15 minutes prior to visit.

Arrive at the facility 30 minutes prior to a visitation. If room is available, you will be permitted in.

Visiting Rules
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to a visit
  • Present valid Identification upon arrival
  • Wear proper attire (No hoodies, halter tops, or short shorts). For further information, contact the facility at 315-253-2911
  • A brief hug and a closed mouth kiss at the beginning and end of the visit
  • Passing of items is not permitted during a visit
  • No profanity or loud conversation
  • All directions given by staff will be followed
  • All visitors must be at least 18 years of age or be accompanied by a legal guardian
  • A visit may be cancelled without notice
  • A visit may be terminated at any time
  • A visitor may have their visitation privileges revoked

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