The Ontario County Jail, as a unit of the Office of the Sheriff, supports and is supported by the mission of the Department. The Jail is part of the Community. The Community is part of the Jail. The Correction staff, support staff, and service providers are committed to meet the standards of the community in a combined effort to promote safety, security, and opportunities for rehabilitation. Our values include respect, responsibility, honesty, and caring for others and ourselves. This mission is enhanced by the design and philosophy of Direct Supervision, our operational model.
The responsibility of the Corrections Division is to operate a safe and secure detention facility in conformance with the New York State Corrections Law and with regulations promulgated by the New York State Commission of Corrections. All functions relating to the Ontario County Jail are under the direct supervision of the Chief Corrections Officer. These functions include: