Rikers Island - West Facility Inmate Search

Rikers Island - West Facility Inmate Search and Jail Roster

How do you find someone who is in jail in New York County?

Search for information about an inmate in the Rikers Island - West Facility and view their jail mugshot:

  • Review the Jail Roster, or
  • Call the Rikers Island - West Facility at 718-546-4120
  • Look up the offender's criminal charges
  • Find out their bond, and
  • View their public mugshot in the roster.

If you cannot find the mugshot of the offender that has been arrested, it is because New York County or the state of New York has recently changed their policy regarding publicly posting them in the jail roster. However, you can write the jail at the following address and request a copy of an inmate's mugshot be mailed or sent by email to you. Make sure to include your email address in all correspondence.

Mail to:

Rikers Island - West Facility
16-06 Hazen Street
East Elmhurt, NY 11370
Attention: Media Relations - Inmate Mugshot Request

Mail, click on the link below, or call the facility at 718-546-4120 for the information you are looking for. 

Rikers Island - West Facility Inmate Search

For inmate services and facility information such as:

Click the links above, or the button below.

Rikers Island - West Facility Inmate Services Information

Phone: 718-546-4120

Physical Address:
16-06 Hazen Street
East Elmhurt, NY 11370

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate Name, Inmate ID#
Rikers Island - West Facility
16-06 Hazen Street
East Elmhurt, NY 11370

Mailing Address (legal mail or subscriptions):
Inmate Name, Inmate ID#
Rikers Island - West Facility
16-06 Hazen Street
East Elmhurt, NY 11370

Every year New York County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain 348,040 offenders, and maintain an average of 17,402 inmates (county-wide) in their custody on any given day.

The weekly turnover rate of inmates is approximately 55%, meaning that every week more than half of these inmates are released and then replaced with new offenders being booked into jail.

The charts below break down the men, women, races, ethnicities and the types of crimes that people are arrested and incarcerated for in both New York County and state prisons throughout the country. This information is compiled from local police and the New York County Sheriff's Department, as well as the state of New York and the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau.

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New York County Inmate Race & Ethnicity - 2/21/2024

Race Inmates % Total
White 3,566 25.79%
Black 2,807 20.30%
Hispanic or Latino 5,000 36.16%
American Indian/Native Alaskan 82 0.59%
Asian 2,103 15.21%
Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian 75 0.54%
Other 194 1.40%
Total 13,827 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the New York County Sheriff’s Department, New York Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

New York County Inmate Criminal Charges - 2/21/2024

(many inmates have multiple charges)

Charge Inmates % Total
Felony (3rd Degree) 4,877 35.27%
Felony (2rd Degree) 6,787 49.09%
Felony (1st Degree) 4,295 31.06%
State Jail Felony 3,836 27.74%
Felony (Uncategorized) 6,684 48.34%
Misdemeanor (Class A) 6,787 49.09%
Misdemeanor (Class C) 0 0.00%
Holds 697 5.04%
Uncategorized 198 1.43%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the New York County Sheriff’s Department, New York Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

New York County Inmate Sex - 2/21/2024

Sex Inmates % Total
Male 12,295 88.92%
Female 1,532 11.08%
Total 13,827 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the New York County Sheriff’s Department, New York Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.

New York County Inmate Age - 2/21/2024

Age Inmates % Total
Under 18 205 1.48%
18-20 838 6.06%
21-24 1,075 7.77%
25-30 2,410 17.43%
31-35 2,565 18.55%
36-40 2,143 15.50%
41-45 1,640 11.86%
46-50 1,057 7.64%
51-55 610 4.41%
56-60 651 4.71%
61-65 317 2.29%
66-75 221 1.60%
76-85 95 0.69%
Total 13,827 100.0%
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the New York County Sheriff’s Department, New York Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.
Demographic, Crime and Inmate data is compiled from public reports provided by the New York County Sheriff’s Department, New York Corrections, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Census Bureau.