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Adrian H. Anderson

150 North Hamilton Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Voice (845) 486-3900   Fax (845) 486-3913
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Colonel Michael J. Walters
Jail Administrator


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The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office Correction Division is committed to fulfilling the needs of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office and the community at large by providing for the safe, secure, and humane housing of persons committed to its custody. 

In order to accomplish this mission we shall: DC Jail Mission Statement Image

  • Maintain the safety and good order of the facility through the practice of a humane treatment philosophy that ensures that inmates are not subject to unlawful discriminatory treatment based upon race, religion, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, age, or political beliefs
  • Comply with all federal and state laws and the NYS Minimum Standards for County Jails and Penitentiaries
  • Design and implement cost effective and efficiently operated programs
  • Incorporate flexibility and adaptability in all operational designs
  • Implement and adhere consistently to new and innovative correction concepts
  • Provide appropriate organizational support programs and services.

Business Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 



TouchPay Touchpay: To leave money on your loved ones commissary account, please go to  TouchPay provides automated payment solutions that are fast, convenient, and secure!

OffenderConnect OffenderConnect: Please visit to set up a phone account to receive calls from your loved ones.  Guaranteed same day activation available! 


Send a Gift with content through:  

Friends and family can now order gift packages online to their loved ones in jail. 

Initial booth visitation and to post bail for individuals is done 24 hours a day.


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