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Allegany County Jail   Inmate Visitation And
Commissary Information

Visiting Hours
Saturday and Sunday only
9:30am to 10:30 am (males)
1:00pm to 2:00 pm (males)
2:30pm to 3:30 pm (females)
5:30 to 6:30 pm (males)
7:00pm to 8:00 pm (males)

To schedule a visit:
Call 585-268-9428
You must call at least 24hrs in advance of the visitation time

All Weapons Are Prohibited in the Facility

Visitation Rules 
Click here to print visitation hours & rules

  1. Visitors MUST arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled visit.  If visitors arrive late the visit will be denied

  2. Valid photo ID must be presented (Drivers license or Non Drivers ID)

  3. All hats, jackets, purses, bags, cell phones, keys, knives, etc. must be secured in the lockers prior to visitation.

  4. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times while on the property.

  5. You must remain seated in the Visitation Room at all times.

  6. Children will remain seated and under control on the visitor’s side of barrier at all times.

  7. You may hold hands over the barrier.  NO kissing allowed.

  8. You may give a brief hug at the beginning and end of each visit. 

  9. No items, including children, will be passed between the visitor and the inmate.

  10. No loud, boisterous or foul language permitted.

  11. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.

  12. Once you leave the visitation area, you will not be readmitted.

  13. You will follow all directives given by the Visitation Officers without hesitation..

  14. You will visit only with the inmate that you came to see while in the Visitors Room.


Each Inmate shall be entitled to receive a 15 minute, non-contact visit within 24 hours after admission to the facility.

After the initial 24 hours visit, inmates need to be classified before they can begin regular weekly visits.  The classification process can take 5 to 15 business days. Each inmate will then be entitled to two (2) one hour visits each week.  Visiting days are on Saturday and Sunday ONLY.

No items for the inmate will be accepted at the time of the visit.  All items must be sent through the mail.

Underwear- must be white
Bras-must be white. NO underwire
T-Shirt-must be white with sleeves. No  tanks.
Bath towel- White only. Must not exceed 30” x 56”. 
Thermal Underwear- Tops & Bottoms
DVD’s- (approved will become property of the jail.  If you choose not to donate them, they will be returned unopened at your expense).
Puzzle Books-
No writing inside
Magazines-No pornographic material.
Soft cover only.
Writing Tablet-No writing.
Drawing Pad-No larger than 9” x 12”
Pocket Calendar-Soft cover only. No larger than 4” x 6”

Any items received that are not on the list, will be returned to sender at the inmate’s expense.


No money may be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office.  If you wish to provide money for an inmate in this facility you must mail it in. Money orders must be made out to the Allegany County Sheriffs Office Commissary Account in care of inmate name.   Personal checks will not be accepted. The Allegany County Sheriff’s Office will not be responsible for cash sent through the mail.

Jail Inmate Programs

Click here for  a slide show of 2009 Programs

Click here for  a slide show of 2008 Programs

Click here for  a slide show of 2007 Programs

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