Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE)

County Jail

Last Updated: March 07, 2024
25 McCarthy Dr, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Clinton NY 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.

The phone carrier is Global Tel Link (GTL) - ConnectNetwork, to see their rates and best-calling plans for your inmate to call you.

If you are seeking to send your inmate money for commissary, one recommended for this facility is AccessCorrections. There is a fee for sending money, see their rates and limitations.

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 Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE)

You can support your loved ones at Clinton NY Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 518-565-4300.

When someone you care about gets locked up, it's tough to figure out all the ins and outs of jail life. From sending mail to visiting, there are a lot of things to sort out. And getting info about the arrest? Not always easy. That's where this webpage comes in handy. It's here to help you get a handle on how things work at Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE) so you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Clinton NY Jail is a detention center located at 25 McCarthy Dr Plattsburgh, NY which is operated locally by the Clinton 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. Clinton County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Plattsburgh Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

New detainees arrive at the jail regularly, with some being released on bail, placed under pretrial services caseloads, supervised by probation agencies, or released on recognizance with a court appearance agreement. Those who are not released await their court appearances at the jail, receiving accommodations including bedding and meals. You can see all the arrest records for New York here.

The Corrections Division of the Sheriff’s Office is the largest component consisting of 89 correction officers including a Jail Warden, three Lieutenants, nine Sergeants and seventy-six correction officers with a new facility capacity of 300 inmates. There is a wide range of inmates incarcerated in the Clinton County Jail ranging from charges of a traffic violation to murder. The Clinton County Jail as all jails in New York operates under the mandates of the New York State Commission of Corrections.

Inmates may receive packages by mail while they are incarcerated. Any package(s) received must have the sender’s complete address on the outside and contain a written inventory of all items enclosed. ALL items must be shipped directly to this facility from such a business. The amount mailed in may not exceed the allowable amount. White-colored clothing may be mailed into the facility every 60 days. All Clothing must be in a new sealed package, and white. No exceptions. No more than 1 (one) extra set will be kept in your personal property, all old sets must be released or discarded.

Inmate Locator

To utilize the Inmate Search page on InmateAid, begin by selecting the relevant prison facility in New York. This allows you to view the current list of inmates housed at Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE).

The second section features the InmateAid Inmate Search tool, providing a user-generated database of inmates. You can access this resource to utilize any of InmateAid's services. If you require assistance in creating an inmate profile to maintain communication, please contact us at, and we'll gladly help you locate your loved one.

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.

Visitation Information


Detainees will be allowed two visits per week at one hour per visit and one visit per day.

Visitation is available - Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday - 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m

  • To ensure adequate time to process visitors through security, all visitors must arrive 45 minutes before the scheduled visit time. All visitors must pass metal detection screening to be admitted into visitation.

Search Procedures (before or during all visitations)

  • All visitors are subject to search of their person or any items they carry onto the premises. Anything not disclosed or found during a search will be deemed contraband and will result in the loss of the visiting privileges, as well as possible criminal charges.
  • Visitors will be passed through a metal detector. VISITORS WHO HAVE PACEMAKERS MUST INFORM THE LOBBY OFFICER BEFORE PASSING THROUGH. Proper documentation must be provided stating that such a device is present, or that they have prosthetic devices that may set off the detector. If the visitor does not pass metal detection, they will not be allowed to visit.
  • 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.

Ask The Inmate

Ask a former inmate questions at no charge. The inmate answering has spent considerable time in the federal prison system, state and county jails, and in a prison that was run by the private prison entity CCA. Ask your question or browse previous questions in response to comments or further questions of members of the InmateAid community.