Our Mission

The Mission of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Custody Department, a county correctional law enforcement organization, is to ensure public safety for the citizens of Onondaga County by providing premier and cost-effective prisoner custody, security and transportation services. We will maintain the confidence that the public has placed upon us by developing a safe and secure community, through having a positive impact on the persons we detain while maintaining a humane environment at the Patrick J. Corbett Justice Center.

Our Vision

Through a culture of excellence, professional commitment to our mission and adherence to our value system, we will demonstrate in every decision, with every contact, that the members the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office are among the finest public servants in the Nation. We will strive to provide our residents a safe environment in which to live, through effective Civil, Custody, and Police Operations, all while efficiently utilizing public funds. We commit to honor the public trust by employing transparency, collaboration, valuing partnerships and providing dignity to all to ensure operations consistent with the values of a free society.


The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA)


Security and Operations Division:
Booking Section
Control Section
Housing Section

Support Services Division:
Custody Administration Section

Transport Section

Research and Development Division:
Policy and Procedure Section
Staff Development Section

General Information about:
Inmate Management
Patrick J. Corbett Justice Center

Justice Center Visitation


Video Visitation

Bail Options

Inmate Look Up

Inmate Visits

Money & Property

Inmate Mail


Contact us:

Chief Estaban Gonzalez


Assistant Chief Vincent Wasilewski


Captain Kevin Brisson

Security and Operation Division


Captain Michael Caiella

Support Services Divison


Syracuse City School District

Incarcerated Education Programs


Health and Mental Health Administration


Miscellaneous Requests for Information

(answered within one business day)



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