Washington County NY Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: April 26, 2020
399 Broadway, Ft. Edward, NY 12828

Washington 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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You can support your loved ones at Washington Co Jail on InmateAid, if you have any immediate questions contact the facility directly at 518-746-2476.

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 here so that you can stay connected and support your loved one behind bars.

The Washington Co Jail is a detention center located at 399 Broadway Ft. Edward, NY which is operated locally by the Washington 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. Washington County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Ft. Edward 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.

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 Washington County NY Jail.

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 aid@inmateaid.com, 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

Washington County NY Jail

Visiting Hours

Wednesday through Sunday

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • 12:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Note: Inmates are allowed 2, 1-hour visits per week.

Visit Rules

  • Visitors must sign in at the Jail Lobby at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the visit.
  • No visitors will be permitted to enter the visitation room after the start of the scheduled visitation time.
  • Inmates are allowed 2 visitors at a time in the visitation room (no switches may be made).
  • Infants and Toddlers are allowed to sit on a visitor's lap and do not count as a 2nd person.
  • Any visitors under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and must also have a birth certificate.
  • If a minor is accompanied by a legal guardian that is not a parent they must have proof of guardianship.
  • Visits are granted on a 1st come 1st served basis.
  • Upon admittance into the correctional facility all inmates are entitled to a 10-minute non-contact visit within their 1st 24 hours in the facility.
  • Visitation rules are posted in the jail lobby, if any of those rules are violated the visit will be ended.
  • Passing of any contraband ( any unauthorized item) is a violation of New York Penal Law 205.20, You will be arrested.
  • Proper attire is required, no jackets or hooded sweatshirts, No low cut or see-through clothing, No tank tops or sleeveless shirts.

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.