Office of the Sheriff

For all persons visiting inmates at the Steuben County Jail, Steuben County Public Safety Building, 7007 Rumsey Street Extension, Bath, NY:
Please be advised that no persons exhibiting flu-like symptoms will be allowed access to visitation or consultation with any person housed in the Steuben County Jail, until further notice. Signs will be posted in the lobby of the Public Safety Building advising this, and any person wishing to visit any inmate for any reason shall not be granted entry if they display any flu-like symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, respiratory illness, fever, or body aches. Supervisors will be on duty at all times in the jail to answer any questions or concerns regarding this temporary restriction.

Thank you for your patience as we all weather this storm together.

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Sheriff James L Allard
Telephone: (800) 724-7777 or (607) 622-3930
Address: 7007 Rumsey St.Ext., Bath, NY 14810

Sheriff James Allard


The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office was established in 1796 with Sheriff William Dunn as the first Sheriff of Steuben County.  Sheriff Jim Allard is the fifty-ninth and current Sheriff of Steuben County.  The longest serving Sheriff was Sheriff Jack Lisi who served from 1970 until 1987.
For 220 years the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office has kept the peace by providing public safety and law enforcement services to the citizens of Steuben County.  

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office mission is to provide professional and quality police and public safety services to the County of Steuben. The Sheriff's Office is a diverse organization providing service in Law Enforcement, Corrections, Civil, Court Security, School Safety and Navigation Safety. Each Division's quest for excellence makes this mission successful.  All members of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office are invested in providing professional, ethical law enforcement services to the community.  

Please join me in recognizing our staff in their on-going commitment to

Professionalism - Integrity - Leadership - Service (PILS)

Send the Sheriff’s Office a photo or comment of a staff member positively affecting a member of the community, either on or off duty, and that staff member will be recognized and given an honor coin to commemorate their outstanding service. 

Public Safety is everyone’s business. 

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Telephone Numbers Direct Dial - Area Code 607
Administration 622-3930
TOLL FREE (800) 724-7777
Sheriff's Dispatch 622-3911
Civil Office 622-3902
Criminal Investigation 622-3903
Records 622-3907
Jail Administration 622-3905
Jail Control 622-3906
Jail Booking 622-3913
GTL(Global Tel Link) - Collect call account for inmates(800) 483-8314
(Anonymously Report Any Absolute or Suspected Criminal Activity)


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