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Jefferson County

Jefferson County is located in Northern New York. The total area of the county is 1,857 square miles. There are 116,229 people residing in the county with a population density of 92 people per square mile. The zip codes in Jefferson County include 13674, 13675, 13679, 13682, and 13685.
The county was founded in 1805 and named in honor of the 3rd US President, Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Watertown.

Sheriff’s office

Sheriff Colleen M. O’Neill is the chief law enforcement officer in Jefferson County. The Sheriff’s Office is located at 753 Waterman Drive, Watertown, New York 13601. You can get in touch with the Sheriff’s Office by calling (315) 786-2660.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has several divisions that are each tasked to ensure that the life and property of the people in the community as well as its visitors are always protected. These divisions are Law Enforcement, Correctional, Civil, and the Records Division.


The Jefferson County Supreme Court is located at 317 Washington St.,
Watertown, NY 13601. The phone number is 315-221-5818. The Supreme Court Justices are Hon. Hugh A. Gilbert and Hon. James P. McClusky. You can get in touch with them at 315-221-5828 and 315-221-5821, respectively.
The Jefferson County Court, Family Court, and Surrogate’s Court are all located at 163 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601. The County Court Judge is Hon. Kim H. Martusewicz. Her contact number is 315-785-3010. The Family Court Judge is Hon. Eugene J. Langone. You can reach him at 315-785-3376. The Surrogate’s Court Judge is Hon. Peter A. Schwerzmann. You can reach him at 315-785-3019.

County jail

The Jefferson County Correctional Facility is located at 753 Waterman Drive, Watertown, NY 13601. You can contact the jail at (315)786-2688.

Inmates are allowed two 1-hour visits each week. Inmates are responsible for notifying their visitors of his visit times. The jail staff will not release information on visitation times and dates. Visitation is held Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 2:30pm. Only 2 visitors are allowed at a time.
All visitors must register with their complete name, address, and name of the inmate at least 20 minutes before the scheduled visit. A valid photo ID with date of birth must be presented. Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and have proper photo identification.
All visitors may be subject to search. They are required to dress appropriately. all personal belongings must be stored in the locker provided.
To send money to an inmate, friends and family can call 1-866-394-0490 or visit the Smart Deposit website. They can also send US Postal money orders to the following address:

(Inmate’s full legal name)
Jefferson County Correctional Facility
753 Waterman Drive
Watertown, NY 13601
All incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband.

Sex Offender Search & Lookup:

A sex offender is someone who has a conviction for a sexually oriented crime such as rape, sex trafficking, and rape. Federal law mandates that all sex offenders must give their information to local law enforcement for filing in the state sex offender registry and national sex offender database. In Jefferson County, you can locate sex offenders in the area by visiting the New York Sex Offender Registry. Just bear in mind that not all offenders submit their information. You may see records that only contain last known addresses.

Bail and Bail Bond Agents:

Bail is the payment required by the court before it will grant freedom to a defendant awaiting trial. The money or bond paid to the court will be used to secure the defendant’s appearance at all of his court obligations. After the trial, it will be refunded minus a 3% administrative fee if the defendant was able to attend all of his court dates. If he doesn’t, the payment will be kept by the court and a warrant will be issued. If the bond is not paid, the defendant will remain in custody until the case is done or he is released.
Bail can be paid using different forms of money in one transaction. The courts in New York will only accept the exact amount; it will not provide change. The following are the acceptable forms of payment:

  • US cash
  • Bank or Western Union money order (each order should not be more than $1000)
  • Credit card (requires an 8% processing fee)
  • Debit card
  • Cashier’s check (not more than the bail amount)
    Bond agents can be hired to help post bail. Their fees are non-refundable. The New York State Insurance Department regulates bond agents and their fees. To get get the fee for your bond, check the tiered system below:
    For a bond of $200 or less, the fee is $10.
    For a bond of $3000 or less, the fee is 10% of the bail amount.
    For a bond of $3001-$10000, the fee is 10% of the of $3000 and 8% of the remaining amount.
    For a bond of more than $10000, the fee is 10% of the $3000, 8% of the amount between $3000 and $10000, and 6% of the remaining amount.
    For example, you can calculate the fee of a $15000 bond by getting (10%*$3000) + (8%*$7000) + (6%*$5000). The fee is $1160.

    Contact the Jefferson County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Jefferson County Public Defender
    Address:175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, New York, 13601
    Hours:Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Jefferson County Probation Department
    Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
    Office:Jefferson County Probation Department
    Location:175 Arsenal Street, Watertown, New York, 13601
  • Jefferson County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined148
    Avg Daily Population150
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll65
    Full time total employees72
    Total salaries and wages4624454
    Other operating expenditures5647163
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc0
    Year of original construction1992
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable


    Jefferson County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201645,877
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201643,019
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,858
    Unemployment Rate, 20166.2
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,179
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Jefferson County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201415,718
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.1
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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