Please take notice; effective Monday, September 11, 2017, contact with your visitor will be permitted only in a designated area at the beginning of the visit and at the end of the visit under the supervision of a Correction Officer.
This increased safely procedure is due to the current opioid epidemic and suboxone plaguing our nation’s jails. During your visit no contact at ALL may be made except during the above designated periods.
Any violation of this may result in termination of the visit as set forth in New York State Minimum Standards and Regulations for management of county jails and penitentiaries by the New York State Commission of Corrections.
Contact is considered a handshake, hug, kiss on the lips, embrace, etc. There is to be no passing of ANY ITEM.
I thank you for your cooperation.
Donald B. Smith Sheriff