How to Make a Complaint

There are several ways to file a complaint with the BOC. Please choose the method that is most convenient for you.

You can:

Call the Board of Correction at 212-669-7900
File a Complaint Online
Mail a Letter addressed to BOC, 1 Centre Street, Room 2213, New York, NY 10007
Fax a Letter to 212-669-7980

In light of the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Board of Correction will not accept complaints or comments in person until further notice.

Pursuant to Mayoral Executive Order No. 16, the Board of Correction must report to the NYC Department of Investigation (DOI) an allegation of sexual abuse, use of excessive and/or unnecessary use of force, or conduct involving corrupt or other criminal activity or conflict of interest by a staff member, contractor or volunteer who works in or delivers services to people incarcerated in facilities operated by the NYC Department of Correction (DOC)