Jails & Prisons in Putnam County, New York

There are 2 Jails & Prisons in Putnam County, New York, serving a population of 99,464 people in an area of 231 square miles. There is 1 Jail & Prison per 49,732 people, and 1 Jail & Prison per 115 square miles.

In New York, Putnam County is ranked 40th of 62 counties in Jails & Prisons per capita, and 15th of 62 counties in Jails & Prisons per square mile.

List of Putnam County Jails & Prisons

Find Putnam County, New York jails, prisons, detention centers, departments of corrections, and penitentiaries.


Putnam County Jail 3 County Center Carmel, NY

Putnam County Jail 3 County Center Carmel Hamlet, NY

About Putnam County Jails & Prisons

A Putnam County Jail or Prison is a secure facility located in Putnam County, NY where individuals, referred to as inmates, are involuntarily confined and their freedoms and movement are restricted as a consequence of criminal behavior. Putnam County Jails are short-term facilities where inmates either await trial or sentencing for a crime, or serve relatively short sentences. Putnam County Prisons are longer-term facilities where inmates serve out a prison sentence, usually of a year or more, for their crimes.

You may contact Jails & Prisons for questions about:
  • Locating Putnam County inmates
  • Finding out who is in Jail or Prison
  • Searching for criminal records
  • Performing Putnam County background checks
  • Contacting, visiting and sending money to inmates

Putnam County Jail and Prison Statistics

Find Putnam County Jail Admissions, Jail Admissions By Race, Pretrial Jail Population, Jail Held Inmates, Prison Admissions, Prison Population, and Prison Population By Race. Data Source: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) Program, Prisoners In 2015.

Putnam County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions746
Total Jail Population116
Female Jail Population7
Male Jail Population95
Putnam County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population-
Black Jail Population20
Latino Jail Population22
Native Jail Population-
White Jail Population60
Putnam County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population78
Female Pretrial Jail Population5
Male Pretrial Jail Population88
Putnam County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison5
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison-
Jail Population Held for State Jail20
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail-
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies5
Jail Population Held for ICE-
Putnam County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions52
Female Prison Admissions4
Male Prison Admissions48
Asian Prison Admissions-
Black Prison Admissions10
Latino Prison Admissions8
Native Prison Admissions-
White Prison Admissions31
Other Prison Admissions3
Putnam County Prison Population
Total Prison Population91
Female Prison Population7
Male Prison Population84
Putnam County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population-
Black Prison Population11
Latino Prison Population21
Native Prison Population-
White Prison Population55
Other Prison Population4