The Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
in Westbury, Nassau County, New York, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Nassau County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the New York Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
The other jail facilities in Nassau County, New York are: Freeport Jail
, Nassau County Correctional Center
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Nassau County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Nassau County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center
Nassau County Juvenile Secure Facility
61 Carmen Ave.
Westbury, NY 10016
INMATE SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS
To find out if an inmate is in the Nassau County Correctional Center you can call 516-572-3802 or 516-572-4100.
Nassau County does not have an online public inmate search as of this date (4-22-14).
However, to search for an inmate using Vinelink Offender Search, follow the instructions and the graphic below:
1. Click on the blue 'Offenders' icon on the top left of this page.
2. Fill in the Offender's full legal Last Name and First Name.
If you are unsure of the spelling of the last name, check the 'Partial last name search' box to the right of the last name.
3. Click on the 'Search' button on the bottom left of the page.
Nassau County Inmates are entitled to two (2), one hour visits each week.
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays:
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM.
Thursdays and Fridays:
12:00 noon to 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Saturdays and Sundays:
If you have any questions about visiting an inmate, call the jail at 516-572-4600 during visiting hours or call 516-572-4204 before or after visiting hours.