Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE)

County Jail

Last Updated: December 21, 2020
25 McCarthy Dr, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Clinton 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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Clinton County NY Correctional 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: 518-565-4300

The Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE) is a medium-security 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, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Plattsburgh Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

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 the 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 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.

Package items are limited to five (5) of EACH; ONLY four (4) TOTAL:

  • Underwear or Boxers (not both)
  • Books (NO hard cover allowed)
  • T-shirts (short sleeve, no pockets)
  • or Magazines
  • Females may receive bras (without the underwire)
  • OR Newspaper
  • Socks,
  • Pictures (no Polaroid)

NO food or tobacco products of any kind. We are not a holding facility for your personal items. Anything not approved or does not conform to the rules will be returned to the sender at your expense or destroyed. Items such as shoes, glasses or contacts must be approved by medical in writing before said items will be allowed into the facility. All packages are subject to a search for contraband, any contraband found could lead to Felony charges.

Inmate Locator

Clinton County NY Correctional 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.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE) 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 518-565-4300.


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

Visitation Information

Clinton County NY Correctional Facility (ICE) - Visitation

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 prior to the scheduled visit time. All visitors must pass metal detection screening to be admitted into visitation.

Visiting Restrictions

  • All visitors must provide valid and proper identification that may consist of:
    • Valid photo driver’s license
    • Valid photo non-driver’s ID
    • Valid photo passport
    • Valid photo Dept. of Social Services ID, with birth date
    • Valid photo school identification, with birth date—accompanied by copy of birth certificate
    • Temporary non-photo driver’s ID or license, accompanied by birth certificate and legitimate photo ID
    • Birth certificates for children and newborns must be presented as identification
  • Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or have a “Visitor Registration Form” filled out and notarized by the same allowing such visitation. Proper identification must also be presented. Children are to be supervised during the entire visit. They are to remain seated on the parent or guardian’s lap or they will be asked to leave the visiting area.
  • 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.
  • There will be no loud, vulgar or obscene language used during or while in the visitation area.
  • 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.
  • All visitors must be appropriately dressed. Clothing with excessive metal (buttons, zippers, etc.), hooded sweat shirts, sleeveless shirts, halter tops, tank tops, white t-shirts, mini-skirts (skirts must reach below the knees), under-wire bras, mesh type garments, or tight-fitting or see through clothing is strictly prohibited. It will be at the discretion of the Lobby Officer whether or not visitors will be allowed. All hair items must be removed before entering the visiting room.
  • Items such as hand bags or any other objects must be placed in a locker in the lobby or left in their vehicles. The Clinton County Correctional Facility is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Pets are not allowed inside any area of the facility.
  • There is to be no food or drinks in the visiting area.
  • During an emergency, visitors are to remain seated, stay calm and follow the direction of the visiting room officer.
  • Any display of violent or abusive behavior toward your visitor or the officer will result in the loss of your visitation, or restrictions being placed on your visitation .

Search Procedures (prior to 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 PRIOR TO 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.

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