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Westchester County Penitentiary

10 Woods Road
PO Box 10
Valhalla, NY 10595


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Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Westchester County Penitentiary:
•    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 Westchester County Penitentiary
•    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 Westchester County Penitentiary
•    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 Westchester County Penitentiary 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 Westchester County Penitentiary
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Westchester County Penitentiary

The Westchester County Penitentiary, located in the city of Valhalla, in Westchester County, New York is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 32000 Bookings, with a daily average of 1600 Inmates and a staff of 400.

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 Westchester County Penitentiary 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 Westchester County Penitentiary are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Westchester County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Westchester County Penitentiary 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 New York 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.

Westchester County Penitentiary

New York Westchester 1,600


10 Woods Road
PO Box 10
Valhalla, NY 10595



Court: 914-824-5065

Police: 914-422-1440

Public Defender: 914-682-4112


Inmate's First and Last Name
Westchester County Department of Correction
Inmate's Full Name
PO Box 10 - Woods Road
Valhalla, NY 10595

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This facility, known as "Westchester County Penitentiary" is also known as Westchester County Department of Correction, Westchester County Penitentiary , Westchester County Penitentiary , New York, Westchester.