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             Corrections

 

The Tioga County Jail is a direct supervision, maximum security correctional facility, authorized to house 104 inmates.  The facility operates non-stop and conforms with the New York State Commission of Corrections Minimum Standards and other applicable laws.  The facility houses both male and female inmates, age 16 and older who have been sentenced to confinement not to exceed 2 consecutive years, or confined pending trial or further criminal proceedings.

The facility also houses state Parole violators, and Federal Inmates for the U.S. Marshal’s Service, as well as inmates from other county jails within New York State.  

Correction Officers are hired in accordance with the NYS Civil Service Law, and are New York State Certified Peace Officers.

The Division has received and currently maintains accreditation through the Joint Accreditation Committee of the New York State Commission of Corrections and the New York State Sheriff’s Institute.

Direct Line:  (607) 687-8463       Other Contact Information:  (607)-687-1010, (607)-754-2515, (607)-565-2213

Tioga County Sheriff's Office 103 Corporate Dr Owego, NY 13827