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New York Federal Facilities

New York State has three types of federal facilities to hold criminals. First, there are two federal prisons in New York. Then there are two metropolitan detention centers and one residential reentry management field office.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOB) is the government agency in charge of all federal prison facilities, inmates and all New York federal prison inmate records. They have an extensive website full of helpful information like a page for each facility, details on visitation, sending gifts or money to inmates and calls. They even have an inmate locator feature so the general public can perform a New York federal prison inmate search quickly and easily at any time.

New York Federal Prisons

There are two federal prisons in the state of New York holding felons who broke federal laws inside the state boundaries. Those two prisons are as follows:

Otisville FCI- A medium security federal correctional institution with an adjacent minimum-security satellite camp and a detention center, holding 781 male inmates (663 at the FCI and 118 at the camp).

Ray Brook FCI - A medium security federal correctional institution with a detention center, housing 644 male inmates.

Metropolitan Detention Centers

New York has two detention centers for short-term stays of federal inmates. The two metropolitan detention centers in New York are as follows:

MDC Brooklyn - An administrative security metropolitan detention center with 1,636 male and female inmates.

MCC New York - An administrative security metropolitan correctional center with 731 male and female inmates.

Residential Reentry Management Field Office

There is also one residential reentry management field office in New York that acts as a liaison between the FOB, the courts, state and local law enforcement, the U.S. Marshall’s Service and community organizations. It is called New York RRM.

Famous Federal Prison Inmates in New York

Michael Cohen - he was a Trump Organization lawyer who was convicted of tax evasion in 2018. He is currently serving a 3-year sentence.

Dean Skelos - a former Majority Leader of the New York State Senate. He was convicted of public corruption and is currently serving a 4-year/3-month sentence.

Kenneth I. Starr - a former financial advisor for the stars (Al Pacino, Martin Scorsese, and Sylvester Stallone). Found guilty of fraud and money laundering in 2010. He served a 7-year sentence and was released in 2016.

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