New York City Jail Facilities

Otis Bantum Correctional Center


Opened in June 1985, it was completed in less than 15 months using modern design and construction methods. OBCC has dormitory and cell housing and includes the Department’s 400-bed Central Punitive Segregation Unit. The jail was named for its second warden who was in command at the time of his death.


16-00 Hazen Street  
East Elmhurst, NY 11370

t. 718.546.6420
Executive Board Member(s): 

Angel Castro

Manhattan Borough Trustee

Glenn Morgan

COBA Delegate

Ronnie Santana

COBA Delegate

Konain Rasheed

COBA Delegate

Dawn Trapp

COBA Delegate