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Columbia County Information

Columbia County is located in the east central portion of New York. It has a population of 63,096 according to the 2010 census. The total area of the county is 648 square miles with a population density of 99 people per square mile. The zip codes in the county include 12024, 12195, 12029, 12037, and 12050. Founded in 1786, the county was named in honor of Christopher Columbus. The county seat is Hudson.

Sheriff’s office

The Sheriff of Columbia County is David P. Bartlett. His responsibilities include maintaining the peace in all of the communities within his jurisdiction as well as the care and custody of all the individuals in his jail. The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of the several divisions including Law Enforcement, Corrections, Civil Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Security Services Division.
Office address: 85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, NY 12534
Phone number: 518-828-0601

Court administration

The Columbia Supreme, County, Family, and Surrogate Courts are located at 401 Union Street, Hudson, NY 12534. Their phone number is 518-267-3150.
Honorable Richard Mott is the Supreme Court Justice. Honorable Jonathan Nichols and Honorable Richard Koweek are County Court Judges.
The hours of operation are from Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm. The court office handles small claims, county civil cases, circuit civil cases, and probate. All filings go through the E-Portal.

County jail

The Columbia County Jail is located at 85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, NY 12534. The phone number is (518) 828-3344.
Inmates on good behavior are allowed one 30-minute non-contact (booth) visit per day. For adult male inmates, non-contact visits are held on Monday, Friday, and Saturday. For minor male inmates, these visits are held on Tuesday and Thursday. For female inmates, these visits are held on Wednesday and Sunday. Visitation times for non-contact booth visits are as follows:

9:30 am to 11:30 am
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Contact visitation are held at the following times:
Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday:
1:15 pm to 2:30 pm
3:45 pm to 5:00 pm
6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
7:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday Hours:
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Inmates are allowed 2 contact visits each week. They are responsible for notifying family and friends of the visiting hours. All visitors must arrive 15 minutes before the start of the visit. Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors, including children, must provide photo identification.
All visitors must be appropriately attired. Cell phones are not allowed inside the facility. Contact visits must be scheduled 48 hours in advance.
Money orders can be left for an inmate before or after a visitor’s visit.
Inmates can receive mail. All mail will be opened and inspected for contraband. Mail with electronic or musical cards, lipstick, marker, glue, or any other foreign substance are not allowed.
To send mail to an inmate, please follow the format below:
Inmate’s Name
Columbia County Jail
85 Industrial Tract
Hudson, NY 12534

Sex Offender Search & Lookup:

A sex offender is someone who has been convicted of a sex crime such as child pornography, rape, and prostitution. A sex offender is mandated by federal law to have his information entered in the state sex offender registry as well as the national sex offender registry. To locate sex offenders in Columbia County, you can visit the New York State Sex Offender Registry. Just make sure to keep in mind that not all offenders comply with the law. Some records may only have last known addresses listed.

Bail and Bail Bond Agents:

The money or bond paid to the court in exchange for the temporary release of a pretrial inmate is called bail. This is used by the court to secure the defendant’s appearance at all of his court dates. The court will return the bail minus a 3% administrative fee once the trial is over and the defendant has met all of his court obligations. The bail will be revoked and forfeited if the defendant skips a court appearance. If bail has not been posted, the defendant will have to stay in jail until he is released, the trial is over, or the case has been dismissed.
Payment for bail can be done using different forms of money in one transaction. This is because the courts of New York do not provide change and require the exact amount in payment. The list of acceptable forms of money are as follows:

  • US Cash
  • Cashier’s Check (the amount should not be higher than the bail amount)
  • Money order (can be from a bank or Western Union; each order must not be more than $1000)
  • Credit Card (8% processing fee)
  • Debit Card

    If a defendant cannot post bail, he can acquire the services of a bond agent. A bond agent can post bail on his behalf for a fee. Keep in mind that bond fees are non-refundable. The New York State Insurance Department regulates bond agents and their fees which is placed in a tiered system. Calculating your bond fee is based on the system below:
    A $200 bond or less has a fee of $10.
    A $3000 bond or less has a fee equal to 10% of the bail amount
    A bond of $3001-$10000 has a fee equal to 10% of $3000 and 8% of the remaining amount.
    A bond of more than $10000 has a fee 10% of $3000, 8% of the amount between $3000-$10000, and 6% of the remaining amount.
    To give you an example, let’s calculate the bond fee for a $15000 bond.
    (10% x $3000) + (8% x $7000) + (6% x $5000) = $1160

    Columbia County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Columbia County Probation Department
    Location:610 State Street, Hudson, New York, 12534
  • Columbia County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined122
    Avg Daily Population110
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll55
    Full time total employees55
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 85 INDUSTRIAL TRACT HUDSON NY 12534

    Columbia County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201631,541
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201630,382
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,159
    Unemployment Rate, 20163.7
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201558,335
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Columbia County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20148,170
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.6
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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