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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.

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.

Orange County Jail (Fl)

Orange County Jail (Fl)

Orange County Jail in Florida, not to be confused with the similarly named facility in California, is not run by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, but rather by the Orange County Corrections Department. The Orange County Jail in Florida penal system is considered to be the third largest such administrative framework offered by Florida county governments. 
Orange County Jail in Florida and the Orange County Corrections Department as a whole employs a little over 1800 people, among whom more than 1000 have been sworn in as corrections officers. Orange County Jail in Florida authorities claim, on the official website of the Orange County Corrections Department, to have attained a high degree of professionalism in their work reflected in a highly positive accreditation offered by the American Correctional Association. The Orange County Jail in Florida shares this national level of recognition with 169 other facilities, out of the almost 3300 holding facilities offered for this purpose in the United States legal system.
The Orange County Jail in Florida is reachable by car from the intersection of Interstate 4 and John Young Parkway, while correspondence to the Orange County Jail in Florida or to the Orange County Corrections Department as a whole should be addressed to P.O. Box 4970, Orlando, FL. Inmates at Orange County Jail in Florida cannot be visited in person. 
The Orange County Corrections Department instead offers Video Visitation services. The Orange County Corrections Department also includes an online search function allowing people to find out who is currently being incarcerated in Orange County Jail in Florida and on what charge.

Hernando County Jail

Hernando County Jail

Hernando County Jail, or Hernando County Detention Center, is located in Brooksville, Florida, and can be located at 16425 Spring Hill Drive, or contacted at (352) 544-2334. The Hernando County Jail is administered by the Detention Division of Hernando County and is earmarked as the primary facility for jailing individuals arrested in Hernando County, either by the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office or by any law enforcement group allowed to function in the county. 
The Hernando County Jail inmate population includes both men and women and has, in addition to adult prisoners, juveniles convicted for committing misdemeanors or felonies or waiting to be tried as adults. Among the legal statuses of Hernando County Jail prisoners, inmates can be those denied or without the ability to post bail, in the process of being sent from holding facilities elsewhere in order to be tried in Hernando County courts, or serving out sentences lasting under a year under the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office. The Hernando County Jail can hold up to 818 prisoners.
 
Friends and family of Hernando County Jail inmates must contact County Sheriff’s Office authorities in order to be granted permission for visits, and must do so at most a week before the desired visitation date, and at least 4 days preceding the visit, either by phoning or mailing in a completed Visitation Request Form. Visits can last for up to two hours and include as many as 3 visitors. Visitors can be turned away if found to be improperly dressed or if lacking government-issue photo ID.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.