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Cheshire Correctional Institution

Cheshire Correctional Institution
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT 06410


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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Cheshire Correctional Institution:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Cheshire Correctional Institution
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Cheshire Correctional Institution
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Cheshire Correctional Institution Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Cheshire Correctional Institution
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Cheshire Correctional Institution

The Cheshire Correctional Institution, located in the city of Cheshire, in New Haven County, Connecticut is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 27180 Bookings, with a daily average of 1359 Inmates and a staff of 339.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Cheshire Correctional Institution are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Cheshire Correctional Institution are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the New Haven County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Cheshire Correctional Institution also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Connecticut State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Cheshire Correctional Institution

Connecticut New Haven 1,359


Cheshire Correctional Institution
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT 06410





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900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT 06410

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This facility, known as "Cheshire Correctional Institution" is also known as Connecticut Department of Corrections, Cheshire Correctional Institution, Connecticut, New Haven.