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Lee County Jail

Lee County Jail

Lee County Jail is located in Fort Myers, Florida, and can be located at 2501 Ortiz Avenue, while Lee County Jail authorities can be contacted at (239) 477-1705. Lee County Jail is administered by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and includes Main Jail, Core, and Community Program Unit facilities. People outside the Lee County Jail are not permitted to call current inmates directly, but may be patched in by the Sheriff’s Office in the event of a family medical emergency.
The ability to visit an inmate in Lee County Jail can be dispensed based on approval from the inmate, who is given the chance to compose an “Inmate Visitation List” of five people. Children less than a year’s old can be allowed to visit without being placed on the Inmate Visitation List. 
In addition, clergypeople and the personal attorney of the inmate can also be approved for visiting someone currently being kept in Lee County Jail. The Inmate Visitation List will be drawn up and submitted within a week of an inmate’s entrance to Lee County Jail. Specific visitation times will be set, then, for the week on the preceding Sunday, again by the Lee County Jail inmates, rather than the visitors.
Visitors should allow half an hour for processing and if 16 years of age or older must have some form of identification issued by the government and with a photograph of themselves. Visitors less than 18 will only be allowed to enter under adult supervision, as must be maintained for the remainder of the visit. 

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”. 

Pasco County Jail

Pasco County Jail

The Pasco County Jail is also referred to as the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center and is located in Land O’ Lakes, Florida, at 20101 Central Boulevard. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office also operates another detention facility, this one located in the town of New Port Richey. On average, the Pasco County Jail system, composed as it is of these two facilities, is responsible for the detention of 1,222 inmates, according to surveys carried out in 2008. 
In the same year, according to the study, the Land O’ Lakes and New Port Richey Pasco County Jail facilities admitted 37,666 individuals. All male offenders and suspects for misdemeanors and felonies found guilty or due to be tried in the Pasco County Jail system are admitted to these two facilities. Moreover, the Pasco County Jail system also provides for the detention of female suspects similarly charged or sentenced, and those between the ages of 14 and 17 who are to be tried as adults.
Pasco County Jail inmates can be visited once a week, for a period lasting up to an hour, and including three different visitors. Pasco County Jail visits can be scheduled by phone, online, or by mail. Pasco County Jail inmates can compose a list of acceptable visitors consisting of up to 15 different individuals. Overly casual or otherwise attire is not accepted for visitors and can result in their being discharged before a scheduled visit. Visitors should arrive at Pasco County Jail with half an hour to spare to allow for processing.

Manatee County Jail

Manatee County Jail

Manatee County Jail is located in Palmetto, Florida and can be found at 14470 Harlee Road. Current Manatee County Jail are limited to receiving correspondence mailed in the specific form of a postcard and money orders made out to be payable to the Manatee County Jail’s Inmate Account service. 
The main facility of the Manatee County Jail has an estimated holding capacity for around a thousand inmates, and is supplemented by a smaller section which has the capacity for holding around 400 people. As of summer 2010, surveys of the Manatee County Jail inmate population found that the facility was holding exactly 999 inmates. Reports have also criticized the county government and particularly the sheriff’s office for not devoting what are felt to be sufficient resources to the task of adequately managing Manatee County Jail and its large inmate population.
In this view, which has been put forward by local publications, Manatee County Jail is no longer adequately staffed and maintained due to reductions in the county’s budget. As a result of economization, it is now estimated that Manatee County Jail falls short of its personnel requirements by almost 100 deputies. Criticism of the Manatee County Jail has also focused on its comparative lack of success in rehabilitating inmate, due to the high number who enters the facility on repeated occasions. 
Manatee County Jail authorities have, however, managed to offer an array of vocational tasks for their inmates, which include the preparation of most of its food as well as a range of agricultural and industrial tasks.

Collier County Jail

Collier County Jail

Collier County Jail is located in Naples, Florida and can be located at 3301 Tamiami Trail East in Building J of the overall facilities maintained by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. The Collier County Jail holds people prior to being tried in court. Inmates being kept in Collier County Jail may also be kept in the Immokalee Jail Center. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the determination of whether the Collier County Jail or the Immokalee Jail Center is selected for an individual inmate is not made based primarily on the nearness of the inmate’s place of residence to the facility chosen.
Visitation is allowed for the Collier County Jail, but not in person. The Sheriff’s Office instead offers Video Visitation to allow visitors to speak with people being kept in the Collier County Jail. Collier County Jail inmates are allowed to schedule visits for any day of the week, but can only receive two visitors for every individual week and can only be visited once on any given day. 
The Video Visitation services at Collier County Jail are available from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the morning, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the afternoon, and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the evening. Bonds can be posted for Collier County Jail inmates either by paying cash, submitting a cashier’s check, using Western Union, or through a Surety Bond administered by a bonding company. Almost all mail, unless received through attorney’s privilege or some other special circumstance, is subject to being searched by Collier County Jail authorities. 

Sarasota County Jail

Sarasota County Jail

Sarasota County Jail is located in Sarasota, Florida at 2020 Main Street. Sarasota County Jail authorities can be contacted at (941) 861-4165. Sarasota County Jail receives, on average, between 50 and 60 inmates on a daily basis. Sarasota County Jail is staffed by around 300 different employees. The entrance to the Sarasota County Jail includes four chairs and eight holding cells for inmates going through the booking process. The Booking Section also provides for the release of prisoners from Sarasota County Jail.
Sarasota County Jail is administered by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Information about this facility or other correctional functions within the county can be obtained at the Sheriff’s Office website. The arrests made in the county and accordingly resulting in people being held in the Sarasota County Jail can be viewed online, with details of the individuals’ identities as well as of the offenses with which they are charged.
While inmates are being held at Sarasota County Jail, they can receive three visits on a weekly basis, each of which can last for up to fifty minutes and can include up to two people. Visitors must identify themselves with a photo ID, and under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and present proof of age. Under the age of 12, visitors will not be admitted to Sarasota County Jail. Visitors will not normally be accepted on Wednesday, and must dress appropriately. All mail, with the exception of approved communications, is subject to search. 

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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