It is required to have the inmate booking number before you schedule your visit. Inmates have access to use telephones to make legal and personal calls while at the facility.
It is considered to be one of the premier jails in New York State with a total ofsquare feet. The facility includes twelve housing units with the capacity to house a total of inmates. Our Philosophy The Rensselaer County Correctional Facility utilizes a direct supervision management style, a somewhat unique departure from traditional jails but one which has proven to be a safer method of managing inmate populations.
Our twelve housing pods are open, self-contained living units which house between 40 and 60 inmates. This architectural design enhances supervision, increases perimeter security and effectively divides inmates into manageable groups, resulting in an efficient, well-run, safe environment for the staff, inmates, visitors and the general community.
Overview Direct supervision management of inmates Housing pods dispense with traditional architectural designs and physical boundaries Pods consist of a population that ensures an atmosphere that promotes positive interaction- controlled by inmate ground rules and officer deployment A correctional officer works within each pod and is in direct control of the inmates housed therein This style provides a self-sufficient community which incorporates minimum, medium and maximum security levels all under one roof Inmates are classified upon intake to determine the level of supervision required Correctional staff provide full medical and mental health services needed for all inmates Those who are mentally ill, violent, or for any reason cannot follow the rules are placed in a more structured environment Resulting in a cleaner facility, virtually no assaults or vandalism, reduced stress on both staff and inmates and a safer environment for all.The Discover Corrections website is designed to be a central location on the internet for job-seekers and students to learn about entry level and advanced level careers in corrections.
It assists in finding job opportunities available in corrections agencies nationwide, provides general information about the field of corrections, and enhances strategies to improve the effectiveness and.
Bureau of Corrections The Rensselaer County Correctional Facility at its current location opened in December of Between October and November approximately $35 million dollars were allocated to build today’s new state-of-the-art structure. The Bureau of Corrections (Filipino: Kawanihan ng mga Bilangguan, literally "Bureau of Prisons", which was the old name of the agency from to ; abbreviated BuCor) is an agency of the Department of Justice which is charged with the custody and rehabilitation of national offenders.
Jim Elder, Bureau Chief Michael Records, Deputy Bureau Chief. VISION Bureau of Community Correction's vision is to develop re-entry focused community corrections programs and facilities that provide treatment, education, and/or training programs to match offender needs.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics Corrections Unit maintains over 30 data collections. Most are annual collections of administrative data from correctional administrators, ranging from basic population counts and offender demographic characteristics to facility capacity, programs, staff, and resources.
A Message from Chief Deputy of Corrections Todd Thoma. The Thurston County Corrections Facility's top priority is the safety and security of the public, jail staff, and inmates.