Prison Facility Information

New York

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To help people support U.S. prisoners in their daily struggles our website provides mailing addresses for prisoner mail, mail rules by state and facility, histories of censorship problems at each facility, information on which prisons have Control Units, prison population data and prisoner-led campaigns to improve conditions on the inside. (click state in list below)

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New York Prisons

New York Prison Population: 75,958

Prisoner Rights Campaigns in New York:
Locate a New York Prisoner:
http://nysdoccslookup.doccs.ny.gov/

New York Prison Mail Rules:
  • Cannot encourage disruptive behavior
  • Prisoner and sender will be notified of any censorship Title 7 section 720.4(G)(1)(2).
  • you cannot request prisoners make payments in stamps
  • Advertising to exchange lit for stamps does not allow for censorship of mail
  • Directive #4422 Offender Correspondence Program
  • more info on mail rules


New York Prison News