Suffolk County Jury Information

Commissioner of Jurors office thanks all jurors for their time, cooperation and contribution to the system of justice.

 

We never call and ask you for personal information.  NEVER give out personal information over the telephone.

General Information

Absence of Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 631-852-2305 after 9:00 am on the day you are to report or you may send an email to SuffolkJury@nycourts.gov.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 631-852-2305 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.  In addition, you may send an email to SuffolkJury@nycourts.gov for assistance.

College Student: Full time students may apply to be excused.  Please email or mail back a copy of your student ID and a copy of either your class schedule or tuition bill.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 pm.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices (i.e. laptops/tablets) may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial.  There is public access WIFI in each courthouse and computer work stations in the jury assembly room.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.

Please note: Cafeterias and vending machines may have limited availability , at this time jurors are permitted to bring their own food and beverage .

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.

 

Riverhead Supreme Court: The main juror parking lot is located across from the Supreme Court building on Court Street.

Riverhead - Criminal Court: The main juror parking is located in front of the Criminal Court building.

Central Islip District Court: The main juror parking is located in front of the Cohalan Court Complex.

Please be sure to follow all juror parking signs and park in marked spaces only.  Please note that all building and parking lots are handicapped accessible.
 

Security: Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.  Jurors are not exempted from the screening process.  Weapons, cameras, video cameras, electronic devices, and any sharp instruments such as scissors, pocket knives, or knitting needles are strictly prohibited.  Your cooperation and patience is greatly appreciated in this effort to keep our facilities safe.

All jurors are on 'standby' and should report to court ONLY when instructed.  Please review the reporting instructions below, or to hear a recorded message, please call 1-800-449-2819.

These instructions will only be updated when there is a change in reporting information.

            

The NYS Unified Court System would like to assure you that your health and safety remain a top priority for us as we resume essential court operations.

Today's Date: Friday, January 8, 2021

 Instructions for Grand Jurors Below.

The NYS Unified Court System would like to assure you that your health and safety remain a top priority for us as we resume essential court operations, including jury service.

What to Expect When You Appear:

·         Regular deep cleaning of court facilities with enhanced cleaning of commonly used areas

·         Limited people in courthouse

·         Mandatory use of face masks by court personnel and court visitors

          Please bring your own mask/face covering

·         Plexiglass barriers may be present at various locations (i.e. magnetometers, x-ray machines,              assembly room desks)

·         Indicators, like blue tape, may be present in public areas to ensure physical distance of at

          least 6 feet (to meet social distancing standards)

·         Hand sanitizer for all court visitors

 

Please Note the Following:  

·         Commissioner of Jurors will continue to provide jurors with public wi-fi.

·         Bring your own pen/pencil and take it with you when you leave.

·         Bring your own books/magazines/electronic devices and chargers.

·         Jurors may bring their own resealable beverage and snack or food that does not require                      refrigeration.

Please, call or email the Commissioner of Jurors Office with further questions.

Phone Number: (631) 852-2305           Email: suffolkjury@nycourts.gov                                      

                             Grand Juror Reporting Instructions 

                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Court Locations

Supreme Court

Central Jury Room

1 Court Street

Riverhead NY 11901

Criminal Court Building

Central Jury Room

240 Center Drive

Riverhead NY 11901

District Court

Central Jury Room

Cohalan Court Complex

400 Carleton Avenue

Central Islip NY 11722

 

Commissioner of Jurors

John Nunziata

Suffolk County Commissioner of Jurors

Supreme Court

Central Jury Room

1 Court Street

Riverhead NY 11901

 

Phone: 631-852-2305

Email the Commissioner:

suffolkjury@nycourts.gov

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