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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.

Duval County Jail

Duval County Jail

Duval County Jail is located at 500 East Adams Street in Jacksonville, Florida, and is officially referred to as the John E. Goode Pretrial Detention Facility. Duval County Jail authorities can be contacted at (904) 630-5747. The Duval County Jail inmate population is composed of juvenile offenders, suspects charged by the federal government, people charged but not yet tried, offenders sentenced by the State of Florida, and offenders sentenced by Duval County.


People who wish to visit a Duval County Jail inmate are advised to refer to the Sheriff’s Office website, which maintains the official visitation schedule. When visiting the Duval County Jail, moreover, visitors can note that it is located behind the Police Memorial Building, and that the other detention facilities maintained by the Duval County Sheriff’s Department are the James I. Montgomery Center, at 4727 Lannie Road, and the Community Transition Center, at 451 Catherine Street, both of which are also in Jacksonville. 


A single visit to a Duval County Jail inmate can last for up to two hours during the week, and during the week will be reduced to a half hour. Inmates can be visited on one day of the week. The allowable day for visitation is determined according to an alphabetized system, based on inmates’ last names. Visitors to the Duval County Jail under 18 years of age can only enter under adult supervision, and all visitors who are 16 or older must show government-issued ID for admittance. On school days, children cannot visit the Duval County Jail prior to 2:30.

Volusia County Jail

Volusia County Jail

Volusia County Jail is a detention facility located in Daytona Beach, Florida, at 1300 Red John Drive. The Volusia County Division of Corrections has administrative oversight over Volusia County Jail. In addition to the Volusia County Jail, which is also referred to as the Branch Jail, the Division of Corrections also administers and sends inmates to the Volusia County Correctional Facility.
The Volusia County Jail includes a courtroom specifically set aside for First Appearance functions, which are held within 24 hours of that individual first being arrested. People can secure a bond for inmates being kept in Volusia County Jail by referring to the local bail bonds services. In general, the financial burden imposed by bail bonds are set in accordance with the severity of the charge leveled at the inmate. 
After being held in the Volusia County Jail for two weeks, inmates will have received physical examinations to determine if they have any health problems. Family or friends of Volusia County Jail inmates are encouraged to contact the County Sheriff’s Office if they believe that person to be at risk from health problems, other people within the jail, or a suicidal state of mind.
Visitors to Volusia County Jail must be accompanied by adults and in possession of legally acceptable IDs if they are under the age of 18. All visitors to Volusia County Jail inmates must wear appropriate attire. In the first 72 hours of being kept in Volusia County Jail, inmates are only allowed to meet with members of their immediate family.

Lake County Jail

Lake County Jail

Lake County Jail is located in Tavares, Florida and can be located at 551 West Main Street. Lake County Jail authorities can be contacted at (352) 742-4054. Lake County Jail is officially designated as the Lake County Detention Center. The facility has the capacity for keeping 960 inmates for overnight stays, and is maintained by a staff of 300 officers. Among Lake County Jail personnel, 206 are officially sworn in as Detention Deputies, while 95 are considered civilians.
Lake County Jail inmates can receive two visits each week. Each visit to a Lake County Jail inmate can last for up to 1 hour. Past inmates in Lake County Jail are not accorded visitation rights to the facility for the space of a year and 11 days following their release from incarceration. Domestic abuse victims cannot visit the Lake County Jail inmate charged in the offense without court approval. Visitation can occur during any point during the week except on Monday. Prospective visitors to Lake County Jail under 12 years of old will not be admitted to visitation, and visitors between 12 and 17 must be with their parent or adult guardian. 
Casual and inappropriate attire will result in Lake County Jail visitors being turned away. All mail sent to inmates in Lake County Jail is subject to search and based on content felt to be offensive, provocative, or otherwise inappropriate, will instead be sent back. Mail must be sent on postcards between 5”7 by 7” and 3.5” by 4.5”.