The Cattaraugus County Jail is a maximum security 150 bed facility. It houses both sentenced and un-sentenced male and female, minor (age 16 -18) and adult prisoners.
Offences range from violations and misdemeanor charges to FBI index crimes. FBI index crimes are 8 categorized crimes the FBI combines to produce its annual crime index. The offences include; willful homicide, forcible rape, robbery, burglary, aggravated assault, arson, motor vehicle theft, and larceny.
The facility is comprised of both linear bar sections and dorm/direct supervision pods.