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Metro State Prison

Metro State Prison

Metro State Prison is an Atlanta, Georgia facility which has housed inmates since 1980, having been built the preceding year, and can be located at 1301 Constitution Road. Metro State Prison authorities can be reached at (404) 624-2200. Metro State Prison is intended specifically for the confinement of 705 adult female prisoners convicted on felony charges and found, due to the nature of their crimes or their known profile, to present a maximum-security-level threat. 
Metro State Prison is comprised of seven, 120 inmate-capacity units, in addition to a medical center with the capacity for treating 13 inmates overnight. Some of the inmates at Metro State Prison have the official designation UDS, as refers to being “under death sentence.” Metro State Prison is administered by DeKalb County. The Georgia Department of Corrections offers an Offender Search function on its online page allowing the American public to find out which inmates are currently being kept in Metro State Prison.
As of June 26, 2010, inmates at Metro State prison are accessible through Video Visitation services. Friends and family of Metro State Prison inmates can also have money put into their accounts to be used while inside the holding facility. Surveys of Metro State Prison inmates indicate a 53% white, 46.5 African-American, and 5% Hispanic/Asian inmate population, with the average age of inmates falling between 25 and 35 years of age. The youngest prisoner at Metro State Prison is 13, and the oldest 80. 90% of Metro State Prison inmates have children.

Marion County Jail

Marion County Jail

Marion County Jail is located in Ocala, Florida and is located at 700 NW 30th Avenue. The phone number for Marion County Jail administrative offices is (352) 351-8077. Those interesting in visiting Marion County Jail inmates or Marion County Jail itself can use taxis available in Ocala or the SunTran bus service, which operates a stop nearby Marion County Jail. Official information on Marion County Jail, such as the visitors’ policy enforced in regard to Marion County Jail inmates, can refer to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office website.
Information on the current population of Marion County Jail inmates being kept in the facility can use an Inmate Database Search function operated by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. People interesting in visiting Marion County Jail inmates should be aware that in-person visitation is not allowed by Marion County Jail authorities. Instead, the Sheriff’s Office provides for Video Visitation sessions. Minors must be accompanied by guardians during Video Visitation at the Marion County Jail. Marion County Jail inmates are eligible for visits lasting no more than half an hour and for only four different sessions every week. An appointment for Video Visitation can be made at Marion County Jail until a week before the scheduled visit.
In regard to the safety issues raised for Marion County Jail inmates, it may be noted that a Marion County Jail inmate, Robert Steven Dailey, was arraigned on September 3, 2010 for the July 19, 2010 death of another inmate, Robert Douglas Haws, as Manslaughter in the Second Degree.

Florida County Jail

Florida County Jail

Pinellas county jail

Pinellas County Jail holds inmate requiring varying levels of security, from minimum to maximum. This holding facility is in Clearwater, Florida, at 14400 49th Street North and can be reached at (727) 464-6415. Since 2005, the inmate population of Pinellas County Jail has been registered online on a website maintained by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Pinellas County visitors are not accessible for face-to-face meetings, but can be consulted via Video Visitation sessions.

Marion county jail

Marion County Jail is a holding facility in Ocala, Florida operated by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The prisoners currently being kept in Marion County Jail can currently be looked up through the Inmate Database Search website for the county. Safety concerns have been raised for Marion County Jail inmates based on the July 2010 bludgeoning death of one prisoner at the hands of another inmate, who was charged with Second Degree Manslaughter.

Broward county jail

Broward County Jail is the holding facility maintained for the incarceration purposes of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as well as surrounding areas. It is also referred to as the Main Jail. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office operates three other jails, as include the Paul Rein Detention Facility, Joseph V. Conte Facility, and North Broward Bureau. Broward County Main Jail is earmarked for the holding of inmates found to present maximum-security level threats.

Indian river county jail

Indian River County Jail holds prisoners in Vero Beach, Florida and is searchable online, in terms of its current inmate population, through the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. Correspondence sent to Indian River County Jail inmates will be accepted only after it passes inspection, as will screen out letters and other communications with prohibited content, such as images of nudity. Letters scented with perfume or imprinted with lipstick will also be returned to the sender by Indian River County Jail authorities.

Hillsborough county jail

Hillsborough County Jail, or Orient Road Jail, holds around 4000 inmates, and in September 2010 held exactly 4194 different people, both men and women. Concerns have been raised about the Hillsborough County Jail population containing elements of the Latin Kings gang. The Arrest Inquiry search engine offered by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office allows inquiries as to the people currently being held in the facility, and in-person visitation of inmates.

Dade county jail

Prisoners being held before sentencing or for other reasons in Miami, Florid may be incarcerated in the specific facility of Dade County Jail. This facility, also called the Miami-Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center, is among several such facilities maintained by the Corrections and Rehabilitation department of the county, with others being the Women’s Detention Center, the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, the Metro West Detention Center, and the Training and Treatment Center.

Osceola county jail

Osceola County Jail, or Osceola County Correctional Facility, is operated by the Osceola County Corrections Department at 402 Simpson Road in Kissimmee, Florida. The current Osceola County Jail inmate population can be searched online. The management of Osceola County Jail was altered recently after two inmates managed to escape from the facility, leading the county commissioners to bring in and approve Sherry Johnson as the new corrections head for the facility. 

Escambia county jail

Prisoners in Pensacola, Florida can be kept by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in the Escambia County Jail, as can be reached by visitors at 1200 West Leonard Street, and by phone at (850) 436-9650. In addition to Escambia County Jail, inmates may also be held by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at the Central Booking and Detention Facility. Escambia County Jail has the holding capacity for imprisoning over 1600 inmates at a time.

Duval county jail

Jacksonville, Florida has a prisoner holding facility located at 500 East Adams Street, operated by the Duval County Sheriff’s Office and referred to either as Duval County Jail or the John E. Goode Pretrial Detention Facility, reachable at (904) 630-5747. In addition, the Duval County Sheriff’s Office can also choose to send prisoners to the James I. Montgomery Center, located at 4727 Lannie Road, or the Community Transition Center, at 451 Catherine Street.

Volusia county jail

In Daytona Beach, Florida, prisoners can be kept in the Volusia County Jail detention facility, or to the Volusia County Correctional Facility. First Appearances in court for people being held on legal charges can take place in a courtroom reserved for this purpose in the Volusia County Jail. Visitation rights for Volusia County Jail inmates are reserved, for the first 72 hour period of incarceration, to immediate family members of the prisoner in question.

Lake county jail

Lake County Jail can be reached at 551 W. Main Street, Tavares, Florida, and is called the Lake County Detention Center, serving to hold up to around 960 prisoners, administered to by 300 personnel, including 206 sworn-in deputies. Lake County Jail inmates are each accorded two one-hour visits a week, though not from people previously imprisoned in the same facility 366 days or less before the desired visitation date. Under 12 years of age, visitors are disallowed.

Lee county jail

Prisoners in Fort Myers, Florida are sent to Lee County Jail at 2501 Ortiz Ave., and to such various facilities as the Main Jail, the Core facility, and Community Program Units. Lee County Jail inmates are allowed to draw up Inmate Visitation Lists, comprising up to five individuals approved for visiting the facility. Inmates can approve times to be visited on the Sunday before the week in which the visitation is to take place.

Pasco county jail

The Pasco County Jail, or Land O’ Lakes Detention Center, is located in the town of the same name in Florida, and is one of two operated by the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to the Land O’ Lakes-located facility, prisoners in Pasco County can also be sent to the New Port Richey jail. Between them, the New Port Richey and Land O’ Lakes Pasco County Jail detention centers typically hold 1222 prisoners.

Sarasota county jail

Sarasota County Jail, of Sarasota, Florida, has a holding capacity estimated to be around 50 and 60 prisoners, and is administered by 300 people. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office allows anyone who wishes to and has access to an Internet-connected computer to find out who is currently being held at Sarasota County Jail by using an online search function. Under age 18, visitation rights are withheld for those without adult guardians, and under age 12, are prohibited completely.

Collier county jail

Naples, Florida prisoners can be consigned, in some cases to the Collier County Jail at 3301 Tamiami Trail East, specifically in Building J of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, and in other cases may be sent instead to the Immokalee Jail Center. Collier County Jail visitors are not, for the most part, accessible for being visited in person, but can instead be contracted via Video Visitation sessions, two of which are allowed a week, and one a day.

Manatee county jail

Jail inmates in Palmetto, Florida can be sent to Manatee County Jail, at 14470 Harlee Road. Family and friends can send money orders to the Manatee County Jail Inmate Account service. The inmate population capacity of the Manatee County Jail facility is around one thousand, and in the summer of 2010 had been brought down, from a previously excessive headcount, to the level of precisely 999 prisoners. A 400-inmate-capacity annex supplements Manatee County Jail.

Orange county jail in Florida

Orange County Jail in Florida is administered by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Florida, an organization more than 1800 employees and 1000 officers-strong. According to the Department, the Orange County Jail is one of around 170 jails in the United States, which contains in all nearly 3300 jails, granted national-level accreditation by the American Correctional Association. Inmates at the Orange County Jail in Florida can be visited through viewing screens.

Hernando county jail

Hernando County Jail is a Brooksville, Florida inmate-holding facility with a 818-prisoner capacity. The Hernando County Jail inmate population includes adults as well as juveniles charged as adults or sentenced for misdemeanors or felonies and both men and women prisoners. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office administers Hernando County Jail and must grant approval before family and friends of inmates can be allowed into the facility to meet with the individual in question.

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Pinellas County Jail

Pinellas County Jail

Pinellas County Jail is an incarceration facility located in Clearwater, Florida and can be found at 14400 49th Street North. The contact number for getting in touch with jail authorities is (727) 464-6415. If people are interested in finding out which inmates are currently being kept in Pinellas County Jail, they can refer to the website for the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, which holds records on arrested persons kept in this facility from November 28, 2005 onward, while arrest information pertaining to Pinellas County Jail stemming from prior to this date can be located at the website for Pinellas Country’s Clerk of the Circuit Information.
Friends and family, as well as other people who might be interested in visiting those currently being kept in Pinellas County Jail, should be aware that the jail authorities do not permit face-to-face contact between inmates and their visitors. Pinellas County Jail instead provides for Video Visitation, which is carried out through two-way viewing screen and telephones. 
Inmates can make calls from Pinellas County Jail collect, with local calls costing $2.50 and out-of-state calls costing $20 per 20 minutes. Pinellas County Jail consists of several buildings, and is also separated into North, South and Central divisions, according to the level of sentencing, type of crime and degree of security required. South Division is maximum security and reserved for the special needs population and felons who have not been sentenced. Central Security is minimum security and includes separate sections for male and female felons.

Indian River County Jail

Indian River County Jail

Indian River County Jail is in Vero Beach, Florida and is located at 4055 41st Avenue. The phone number for Indian River County Jail administrators is (772) 569-6700. As of September 2010, this facility was listed as currently housing 540 inmates. Information on Indian River County Jail and related procedures such as for visiting its inmates can be located on the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office’s website. 
People who are interested in the current inmate population of Indian River County Jail can use an online function provided by the Sheriff’s Office. People can thus enter the name of the inmate, the date of which he or she was booked and that of his or her release, the serial number provided at the time of booking, and the inmate’s date of birth.
Inmates are allowed to send and receive mail, which is subject to being inspected. Images of nudity and images taken from the Internet cannot be sent to Indian River County Jail inmates, while any kind of material found to be “soiling” correspondence, such as perfume or lipstick, will provide cause to reject mail. 
Letters should not contain images on the same sheet of paper, while correspondence cannot contain more than 20 photos, which individually must not exceed 4’’ x 6’’. Indian River County Jail inmates cannot send mail to other inmates in the same facility.

Broward County Jail

Broward County Jail

Broward County Jail is located at 555 SE 1st Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Information on visiting Broward County Jail inmates or on other concerns raised by incarceration in this facility can be located on the website for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Broward County Jail is the Main Jail for the country sheriff’s office, with other facilities being the Joseph V. Conte Facility, North Broward Bureau and Paul Rein Detention Facility. The Broward County Jail is reserved for maximum-security inmates and is located next to the county’s Courthouse.
At present, Broward County Jail has the holding capacity for a 1538-inmate population. Only male inmates are kept in Broward County Jail. The jail’s population is primarily made up of inmates sentenced to less than a year of incarceration and those not yet tried or sentenced. Potential inmates falling into any of these categories may furthermore be placed in the main Broward County Jail based on being observably violent or prone to escape or due to having been charged with offenses meriting maximum security. Broward County Jail also maintains separate facilities for around 65 juvenile inmates who are to be tried as adults.
People interested in visiting Broward County Jail inmates can do so through Video Visitation sessions, rather than face-to-face visitation. Minors can only visit Broward County Jail under the supervision of approved adult guardians, while visitors may also be turned away from Broward County Jail if their attire is deemed appropriate. All visitors must have government-issue IDs. Each Broward County Jail inmate can be visited once in this way for a two-hour period per week.

Hillsborough County Jail

Hillsborough County Jail

The Hillsborough County Jail is also referred to as the Orient Road Jail, and as such is located at 1201 North Orient Road in Tampa, Florida. People can find information on the Hillsborough County Jail at the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office website. People can look for information on the inmates currently being kept in the Hillsborough County Jail by using the Arrest Inquiry Function maintained online by the county Sheriff’s Office.
Hillsborough County Jail in general has the capacity for holding about 4000 inmates, and as of September 2010 contained 4194 inmates. The Hillsborough County Jail has been maintained since 1991. The inmate population is currently reputed to contain members of the gang Latin Kings. The facility does not contain any inmates who have been sentenced to death row. Both male and female inmates are kept in Hillsborough County Jail.
Hillsborough County Jail inmates can be visited in-person, with inmate and visitor separated by glass and communicating via phone. Inmates will be given access, if they obey Hillsborough County Jail rules and regulations, access to such leisure facilities as TVs, a basketball court, and exercise facilities. Medications can be provided to inmates based on need and will be provided according to a computer regulated system. 
All Hillsborough County Jail inmates are outfitted with orange-colored jumpsuits and shoes. Worship services are offered to inmates interested in attending them. In addition to three regular meals a day, inmates at Hillsborough County Jail are also allowed to order snack foods from a commissary.

Dade County Jail

Dade County Jail

The Dade County Jail is officially referred to as the Miami-Dade County Pre-Trial Detention Center and is located in Miami, Florida, at 1321 NW 13 Street. Authorities at Dade County Jail can be located at the number (768) 263-4100. 
The Dade County Jail is under the control of the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, the seventh largest American legal system of this kind. In addition to the Dade County Jail, the county Corrections and Rehabilitation also administers the Women’s Detention Center, the Training & Treatment Center, the Metro West Detention Center, and the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, with around 7000 inmates in all maintained by the Department.
Dade County Jail inmates can be visited according to request and approval by the jail authorities. Visitors can speak to and interact with visitors through clear panes of glass, but are not offered the option of “contact” visiting sessions unless specifically approved for this purpose by Dade County Jail officials. Dade County Jail inmates are required to wear the approved uniforms and barred from wearing other clothes. 
Books and other publications can be sent to Dade County Jail inmates only if they are directly shipped from the vendor. Dade County Jail maintains a commissary for inmate use, with a maximum 125 dollars’ worth of items being allowed for purchase each week. Prospective inmates of Dade County Jail, friends and family of the former, and other interested parties may wish to note that the jail administration has been subject to media controversy over long periods of incarceration before trial.

Osceola County Jail

Osceola County Jail

The Osceola County Jail is officially referred to as the Osceola County Correctional Facility and is administered by the Corrections Department of Osceola County. The Osceola County Jail is located at 402 Simpson Road, Kissimmee, Florida. Osceola County Jail authorities can be contacted at (407) 742-4444. 
The Osceola County Jail was first built in 1986, and later underwent 1998-1999 renovations. In 2009, the Osceola County Jail had a population of, on average, 1146 inmates. Meals for Osceola County Jail inmates are made by a contractor company, Aramark, while another contractor, Keefe, runs the commissary offered for use by inmates. Both male and female inmates are kept in Osceola County Jail.
The Osceola County website includes a search function which allows people to learn who is currently being kept in the facility. Search results are regularly updated, and past Osceola County Jail inmates are removed from the search engine’s list of searchable entries following their release. In addition, the website also maintains a listing of the individuals most recently arrested in Osceola County and thus eligible for being held in Osceola County Jail.
Osceola County Jail has been subject to a degree of media controversy and public criticism after it was alleged to have been mismanaged by the current administrators, charges triggered by the escape of two inmates, and attempted escape by a third, during a period of 14 months. The county’s then chief of corrections resigned in response to the incident, and Osceola County commissioners subsequently voted in Sherry Johnson to administer Osceola County Jail and the rest of the Osceola County correctional system.

Escambia County Jail

Escambia County Jail

The Escambia County Jail is located in Pensacola, Florida, at 1200 West Leonard Street. It is administered by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, and is also referred to as the Escambia County Department of Corrections. The Escambia County Jail tends to hold a number of inmates exceeding 1600. The kinds of offenses which can merit an inmate being kept at Escambia County Jail can range from violating the terms of prior release to having aroused the suspicion of having committed murder. 
The phone number for the Escambia County Jail authorities is listed as being (850) 436-9650. The Escambia County is officially referred to as the Escambia County Main Jail, and as such is one of two facilities maintained by the Sheriff’s office. The other Escambia county jail is the Central Booking and Detention Facility.
People can use an online search function to find out if specific individuals are being held in the Escambia County Jail, and can also search for inmates who had formerly been held in this facility. Escambia County Jail inmates are allowed one visitor a day and one hour for each visit. Visitors will require one hour’s worth of processing time, and must be approved 24 hours prior to visitation. Visitors under 18 must have adult supervision, and all visitors must wear appropriate attire.
In 2010, the Escambia Sheriff’s Office released allegations that Escambia County Jail personnel had been running a prostitution ring with inmates being offered for sex, and to that end being allowed to leave the facility.