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Suffolk County Jury

Daily Reporting Message for Trial Jurors
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
 All Trial Jurors  are on “standby".  Trial jurors report for service only when instructed.
Grand Jurors  and  Town/Village Jurors check your summons for instructions.  
These instructions are updated daily after 5:00 p.m.
You may also call 1-800-449-2819  to hear a recorded message.
Please report at 1:30 pm on Monday, November 30
to the Cohalan Court Complex
400 Carleton Avenue, Central Islip.
Please report at 9:30 am on Monday, November 30
to the Supreme Court Building
One Court Street, Riverhead.
Please report at 2:00 pm on Monday, November 30
to the Arthur M. Cromarty Criminal Court Complex
240 Center Drive South, Riverhead.
Please check back after 5:00 pm on Monday,
November 30 for further instructions.
Michael D. O'Donohoe, Commissioner of Jurors, thanks all jurors for their time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.
(Trial jurors only)  
Commissioner of Jurors
Michael D. O'Donohoe
Supreme Court
Central Jury Room
1 Court Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Phone Number 631-852-2305
Please include your inde​x number
 (begins with 52) when writing.
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 
400 Cohalan Court Complex
Carleton Avenue
Central Islip , NY 11722





General Information​ ​
Absence or Emergency ​   ​If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call our office at 631-852-2305 after 9:00 a.m. on the day you are to report or you may send an email to
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 for assistance. 
Court Hours   Court normally operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 p.m.
Electronics​  ​Cell phones and other electronic devices (ie: 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 Wi-Fi in each courthouse and computer work stations in the jury assembly room.
Meals ​​There is a mid-day lunch break every day. 
Supreme Court Building in Riverhead:  Dining and shopping facilities are located in the nearby business district within minutes of the courthouses. In addition, a cafeteria and vending machines are available in Supreme Court.

Cohalan Court Complex in Central Islip:  There is a cafeteria that serves sandwiches, soups etc. In addition, please see the jury staff for information and specific directions on dining and shopping facilities. 
Criminal Court Building in Riverhead: No OUTSIDE food or drink is allowed to be brought into the courthouse. You may purchase both inside the building at the snack bar.
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 lot is located in front of the Criminal Court building.

Central Islip District Court: The main juror parking lot 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.