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Erie County Holding Center

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Location  Buffalo, New York
Security class  Maximum
State  NY
Phone  +1 716-858-7638
Capacity  680
Status  Operational
Street address  134 W Eagle Street
Opened  1938
Zip code  14202
Erie County Holding Center
Managed by  Erie County Sheriff's Office
Address  121 W Eagle St, Buffalo, NY 14202, USA
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The Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo, New York is a pre-trial, maximum security, detention facility that serves Erie County. Capable of housing 680 inmates, it is the second largest detention facility in New York State outside of New York City. Inmate "Over-flow" is housed at the Holding Center Annex at the Erie County Correctional Facility in Alden, New York. The Jail Management Division of the Erie County Sheriff's Office conducts regularly scheduled tours of the facility for High School and College student groups, Police Academy classes, and groups of "At risk" teens. According to a professor at University at Buffalo Law School, "Erie County continues to operate the Holding Center with indifference to the basic medical needs of inmates."

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Inmate dies at erie county holding center


Complaints

The suicide rate at the Holding Center has brought it unwanted attention. The Erie County Prisoners Rights Coalition demonstrates in front of the Center each Wednesday.

References

Erie County Holding Center Wikipedia


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