The Sheriff’s Office provides a multitude of services to the residents of Greene County and its visitors.
We have a radio dispatched Rd Patrol, which patrols the county in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies in the county. Responding to 911 calls, accidents, and answering complaints. Also patrolling the roads in the county, ready to assist any motorist or traveler in need, and to work on a multitude of traffic safety issues.
Civil Office offers services needed for income execution, serving legal papers, evictions, and a number of other civil transactions.
Our marine patrol is patrolling the Hudson, we currently have three vessels utilized for marine patrol.
The department provides security in the Greene County Office Building in Catskill, and also in the Greene County Mental Health Building in Cairo. The Deputies ensure your safety when you visit these locations, and are available for information and directions.
Greene County Jail is also an important part of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office. We are housing about fifty inmates, and the Greene County Jail is receiving inmates from all the courts in the county. Inmates are normally remanded to the Greene County Jail to await trial. After trial the inmate might stay in the county jail if the sentence imposed is a year or less, or The or she will be remanded to the care of the New York State Corrections.
Visiting Hours in Greene County Jail
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Greene County Jail may allow you an extended visitation. Call (518) 943-3527 to ask for special consideration.