New York City Jail Facilities

Vernon C. Bain Center


A five-story jail barge built in New Orleans to DOC specifications, the facility houses medium to maximum security inmates in 16 dormitories and 100 cells. Opened in the Fall of 1992, it is named for a well-liked warden who died in a car accident. It serves as the Bronx detention facility for intake processing.


1 Halleck Street  
Bronx, NY 10474

t. 718.579.8341
Executive Board Member(s): 

Daniel Palmieri

Recording Secretary

Jorge Velez Jr.

COBA Delegate

Joseph R. Hehl

COBA Delegate

Herman Jiminian

COBA Delegate