facility accommodates various characteristics of the criminal
justice system (criminal, civil, sentenced and pre-sentenced,
adults and minors, male and female, parole and probation
violators, and state ready prisoners.
CORRECTIONAL CENTER MISSION
Article 20, Section 500 of the
N.Y.S. Correction Law as it applies to the County of Rockland
requires the jail to be serviced and maintained by the Office of
In addition, the
jail must be maintained and meet standards set forth by N.Y.S.
Laws as well as standards and laws set forth by the N.Y.S.
Commission of Corrections, U.S. Statues and the U.S.
County Correctional Center will accept all individuals legally
remanded to the custody of the Sheriff from all State and
Federally constituted Courts and law enforcement agencies at
every level of government.
County Correctional Center will provide detention facilities for
males and females over the age of 16 who are either awaiting
trial or sentenced to serve one year or less and who have been
legally committed by a judge.
County Correctional Center will additionally provide a secure,
safe, human, well managed, cost efficient, low profiled facility
for individuals temporarily removed from society until legally
County Correctional Center shall be designed, managed,
administered and staffed in order to insure that staff, inmates
and visitors are physically, emotionally and psychologically
supported while in the facility.
County Correctional Center shall provide for its inmates the
basic human needs of food, clothing, shelter, health, religion,
recreation, family visitation and by offering counseling,
education and release preparation services to aid in the inmates
return to the community