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.