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Rensselaer County

Rensselaer County can be found in the East Central region of New York State. It has a population of 159,429 according to the 2010 census. The total area of the county is 665 square miles. It has a population density of 244 people per square mile. The zip codes of the county include 12028, 12196, 12198, 12033, and 12040.
The county was founded in 1791, after the American Revolutionary War. It was named in honor of the original land owner, Kiliaen van Rensselaer, who was a Dutch jeweler and merchant. The county seat is Troy.

Sheriff’s office

Sheriff Patrick A. Russo is the highest ranking law enforcement officer in Rensselaer County. The Sheriff’s Office is located at 4000 Main St, Troy, NY 12180. The office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. However, lobby access is 24/7. The main phone number for the department is 518-266-1900.
The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of three divisions: the Bureau of Corrections, the Civil Division, and the Law Enforcement Bureau. The latter includes the Criminal Investigation Unit, K-9 Unit, the Highway Patrol Bureau.

County courthouse

Rensselaer County is part of the 3rd Judicial District. The Rensselaer County Courthouse which houses the Supreme and County Courts is located at 80 Second Street, Troy, NY 12180. The office phone number is 518-285-5025. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.
The Supreme Court Judges are Honorable Patrick J. McGrath, Honorable Raymond Elliott, Honorable Richard J. McNally, Jr., and Honorable Andrew G. Ceresia. The two Acting Supreme Court Judges are Honorable Michael Melkonian and Honorable Henry F. Zwack. The County Court Judge is Honorable Debra J. Young.

County jail

The Rensselaer County Correctional Facility is located at 4000 Main Street, Troy, New York 12180. To locate an individual who may be currently detained in this facility, you can contact Booking at 518-266-1721.

Each inmate is allowed 2 visits per week. The week runs from Monday to Sunday. Visits are held 7 days a week during visiting hours:
(a) 6:00PM – 7:00PM
(All inmates except those assigned to the Restricted Housing Unit)
(b) 7:45PM – 8:45PM
(All inmates except those assigned to the Restricted Housing Unit)
(c) 9:30PM – 10:30PM
(All Inmates including those assigned to the Restricted Housing Unit)

Visits are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each inmate is allowed 2 visitors per visit. A child four years old or below will not be counted as a visitor. Visitors under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All visitors must present a valid government-issued ID. All visitors must successfully pass through a metal detection device.
Inmates are allowed to receive correspondence. To send mail to an inmate, please use the format below:
Inmates Name and Booking Identification Number
Rensselaer County Correctional Facility
4000 Main Street,
Troy, New York 12180
Family and friends can deposit money into an inmate’s account by using the kiosk located in the lobby or mailing in a money order.

Sex Offender Search & Lookup:

Sex offenders are required by law to register their information in the state sex offender database and the national sex offender database. A person with a conviction for a crime involving sexual misconduct such as rape, sex trafficking, and incest is classified as a sex offender. To locate sex offenders in Rensselaer County, you can go to the Sheriff’s Alert page. The Sheriff’s Office cannot guarantee that all the information in the registry is 100% accurate because some offenders may not submit their information. There may be records that only list last known addresses.

Bail and Bail Bond Agents:

Bail is the money or bond that is put down by a defendant or his family/friends as collateral to the court. This is done in order for the defendant to get released from jail while awaiting trial. The money will be used as a guarantee that the defendant will return once the trial begins and fulfill all of his court obligations. A refund of the bail will be done once the trial is over, minus a 3% administrative fee. However, if the defendant misses a court appearance, bail will be forfeited and the court will issue a warrant for his arrest. If bail is not paid, then the defendant must stay inside the jail until the case is dismissed or he is released.
In New York, courts will only accept the exact amount when paying for bail because they will not give you any change. However, they do allow individuals to use various forms of money in one transaction. The acceptable forms of payment are:

  • US Cash
  • Cashier’s Check (the amount should not be larger than the bail amount)
  • Money order from a bank or Western Union (each order must not be more than $1000, multiple orders allowed)
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card (includes an 8% processing fee)
    A defendant who cannot afford to post bail can pay a bond agent to do so on his behalf. The bond fee, unlike bail, is not refundable. The New York State Insurance Department monitors bond agents and have made a tiered system for the calculation of bond fees. To get the amount of your bond fee, just use 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 $3001 to $10000-bond has a fee equal to 10% of the first $3000 and 8% of the remaining bail.
    A bond higher than $10000 has a fee equal to 10% of the first $3000, 8% of the amount between $3000 and $10000, and 6% of the remaining amount.
    Here’s an example:
    To get the fee for a $15000 bond, you will need to calculate (10% x $3000) + (8% x $7000) + (6% x $5000). Based on this calculation, your bond fee is $1160.

    Rensselaer 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:Rensselaer County Probation Department
    Location:500 Broadway, Troy, New York, 12180
  • Rensselaer County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined322
    Avg Daily Population332
    Name of new facilityExpand present facility by up to 384 Additional beds.
    Full time payroll141
    Full time total employees146
    Total salaries and wages9794088
    Other operating expenditures5357321
    Total construction costs0
    Equipment, furnishings, etc113258
    Year of original construction1992
    Year of major renovation1996
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 4000 MAIN STREET TROY NY 12180

    Rensselaer County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201681,666
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201678,193
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20163,473
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.3
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201560,117
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Rensselaer County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201418,537
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201512.0
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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