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Use this page to conduct a Florida prison inmate search and a Florida jail inmate search. The resources below provide information on how to conduct a search of Florida state prisons, Florida federal prisons, and Florida jails.

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Florida State Prisons Overview

The Florida Department of Corrections is the third largest state prison system in the country and the largest state agency in Florida. Over 80% of its staff are either certified probation officers or correctional officers.

The Florida Department of Corrections has 143 facilities statewide, including 50 correctional institutions, 16 annexes, seven private partner facilities, 33 work camps, 18 private work release centers, three re-entry centers, 12 work release centers, two road prisons, one forestry camp, and one basic training camp.

The Florida Department of Corrections aims to provide a continuum of services to meet the needs of those entrusted to its care, creating a safe and professional environment with the outcome of safer communities, reduced victimization, and an emphasis on the premium of life. The Department provides dozens of vocational, academic, and substance abuse programs to inmates and offenders. Programs provided by the Department include GED, adult basic education, and mandatory literacy; printing and graphics, carpentry and digital design; and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

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Florida Prison Inmate Search / Florida State Prison Inmate Search

Below is a list of major institutions and attached minor units in the state of Florida as of 2016, including private prisons with state contracts. It does not include federal prisons or county jails. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search of Florida state prisons.

  • Apalachee Correctional Institution, East Unit (capacity 1322)
  • Apalachee Correctional Institution, West Unit (capacity 819)
  • Avon Park Correctional Institution (capacity 956)
  • Baker Correctional Institution (capacity 1165)
  • Bay Correctional Facility (capacity 985)
  • Blackwater River Correctional Facility (capacity 2000)
  • Calhoun Correctional Institution (capacity 1354)
  • Central Florida Reception Center (capacity 1659)
  • Central Florida Reception Center, East Unit (capacity 1407)
  • Central Florida Reception Center, South Unit (capacity 150)
  • Century Correctional Institution (capacity 1345)
  • Charlotte Correctional Institution (capacity 1291)
  • Columbia Correctional Institution (capacity 1427)
  • Columbia Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1566)
  • Cross City Correctional Institution (capacity 1802)
  • Cross City East Unit (capacity 432)
  • Dade Correctional Institution (capacity 1521)
  • Desoto Annex (capacity 1453)
  • Everglades Correctional Institution (capacity 1788)
  • Florida State Prison (capacity 1460)
  • Florida State Prison, West Unit (capacity 802)
  • Florida Women’s Reception Center (women’s facility) (capacity 1345)
  • Franklin Correctional Institution’ (capacity 1346)
  • Gadsden Correctional Facility (women’s facility) (capacity 1544)
  • Graceville Correctional Facility (capacity 1884)
  • Gulf Correctional Institution (capacity 1568)
  • Gulf Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1398)
  • Hamilton Correctional Institution (capacity 1177)
  • Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1408)
  • Hardee Correctional Institution (capacity 1541)
  • Hernando Correctional Institution (capacity 467; women’s facility)
  • Holmes Correctional Institution (capacity 1185)
  • Homestead Correctional Institution (capacity 668; women’s facility)
  • Jackson Correctional Institution (capacity 1346)
  • Jefferson Correctional Institution (capacity 1179)
  • Lake City Correctional Facility (capacity 894)
  • Lake Correctional Institution (capacity 1093)
  • Lancaster Correctional Institution (capacity 732)
  • Lawtey Correctional Institution (capacity 832)
  • Liberty Correctional Institution (capacity 1330)
  • Lowell Correctional Institution (women’s facility) (capacity 1456)
  • Lowell Annex (women’s facility) (capacity 1500)
  • Madison Correctional Institution (capacity 1189)
  • Marion Correctional Institution (capacity 1324)
  • Martin Correctional Institution (capacity 1509)
  • Mayo Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1345)
  • Moore Haven Correctional Facility (capacity 958)
  • Northwest Florida Reception Center (capacity 1303)
  • Northwest Florida Reception Center Annex (capacity 1415)
  • Okaloosa Correctional Institution (capacity 894)
  • Okeechobee Correctional Institution (capacity 1632)
  • Polk Correctional Institution (capacity 1208)
  • Putnam Correctional Institution (capacity 458)
  • Quincy Annex (capacity 408)
  • Reception and Medical Center (capacity 1503)
  • Reception and Medical Center, West Unit (capacity 1148)
  • Santa Rosa Correctional Institution (capacity 1614)
  • Santa Rosa Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1478)
  • South Bay Correctional Facility (capacity 1948)
  • South Florida Reception Center (capacity 1315)
  • South Florida Reception Center, South Unit (capacity 699)
  • Sumter Correctional Institution (capacity 1639)
  • Suwannee Correctional Institution (capacity 1505)
  • Suwannee Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1346)
  • Taylor Correctional Institution (capacity 1301)
  • Taylor Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1409)
  • Tomoka Correctional Institution (capacity 1263)
  • Union Correctional Institution (capacity 2172)
  • Wakulla Correctional Institution (capacity 1397)
  • Wakulla Correctional Institution Annex (capacity 1532)
  • Walton Correctional Institution (capacity 1201)
  • Zephyrhills Correctional Institution (capacity 758)
Florida Prison Inmate Search
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Florida Death Row

Union Correctional Institution and Florida State Prison each have a male death row. Lowell Annex has a female death row. Florida State Prison is home to the state’s execution chamber. Unlike regular prisoners, condemned prisoners wear orange shirts. However, condemned prisoners wear the same blue trousers worn by regular prisoners.

When Lowell Correctional Institution opened its doors in 1956 (originally called the Florida Correctional Institution), it housed the state’s female death row. When Florida State Prison opened in 1961, it housed the execution chamber.  The Broward Correctional Institution once housed female death row inmates. Lowell Annex opened in April 2002. The female death row was transferred to Lowell Annex in February 2003.

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Florida Prison Inmate Search (Federal Prisons)

Below is a list of federal prisons in Florida. To conduct a Florida prison inmate search of a Florida federal prison, select the appropriate facility from the list below. You may also click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search of a Florida federal prison.

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Florida Jail Inmate Search

There is a minimum of one jail in each county in Florida. Most Florida jails are operated by a corrections division of the county sheriff’s office. However, some Florida jails are administered by the county government. To conduct a Florida jail inmate search, please select the appropriate county from the list below.

Florida Clerks of Court Offices

To conduct a Florida Clerks of Court records search, please select the appropriate county from the list below. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search of Florida state prisons. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search of a Florida federal prison.

Alachua County201 East University Ave
Gainesville, Florida 32601
Baker County339 E. Macclenny Ave.
Macclenny, FL 32063
Bay County300 E. 4th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Bradford County945 North Temple Ave.
Starke, Florida 32091
Brevard CountyP.O Box 219
Titusville, Florida 32781-0219
Broward County201 S.E. 6th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Calhoun County20859 SE Central Avenue, Rm. 130
Blountstown, FL 32424
Charlotte County350 E. Marion Ave
Port Charlotte, FL 33950
Citrus County110 N. Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34450
Clay County825 N. Orange Ave
P.O. Box 698
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043-0698
Collier CountyPO Box 413044
Naples, FL 34101-3044
Columbia County173 NE Hernando Avenue,
Lake City FL. 32055
Desoto County115 East Oak Street, Room 101
Arcadia, FL 34266
Dixie CountyP.O. Box 1206
Cross City, FL 32628
Duval County501 W. Adams St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Escambia CountyP.O. Box 333
Pensacola, FL 32591-0333
Flagler County1769 E Moody Blvd, Bldg 1
Bunnell, FL 32110-0787
Franklin County33 Market Street, Suite 203
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Gadsden CountyP.O. Box 1649
Quincy, Florida 32351
Gilchrist CountyP.O. Box 37
Trenton, Florida 32693
Glades County500 Avenue J
P.O. Box10
Moorehaven, FL 33471
Gulf County1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr. Blvd.
Rm. 148
Port St. Joe, FL. 32456
Hamilton County207 NE 1st Street, Room 106
Jasper, FL 32052
Hardee CountyP.O. Drawer 1749
Wauchula, FL 33873
Hendry CountyP.O. Box 1760
Labelle, Florida 33975-1760
Hernando County20 N. Main St., Room 130
Brooksville, Florida 34601-2800
Highlands County590 South Commerce Ave.
Sebring, Florida 33870-3867
Hillsborough CountyP.O. Box 1110
Tampa, Florida 33601-1110
Holmes CountyP.O. Box 397
Bonifay, FL 32425
Indian River CountyP.O. Box 1028
Vero Beach, Florida 32961
Jackson CountyP.O. Box 510
Marianna, Florida 32447
Jefferson County1 Courthouse Circle
Monticello, FL 32344
Lafayette CountyP.O. Box 88
Mayo, FL 32066
Lake CountyP.O. Box 7800
Tavares, FL 32778
Lee CountyP.O. Box 2469
Ft. Myers, Florida 33902
Leon CountyAddress PO Box 1024
Tallahassee, FL 32302-1024
Levy County355 S. Court Street
Bronson, Florida 32621
Liberty County10818 NW SR 20
P.O. Box 399
Bristol, FL. 32321
Madison CountyP.O. Box 237
Madison, FL 32341-0237
Manatee CountyP.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, Florida 34206
Marion CountyPost Office Box 1030
Ocala, Florida 34478
Martin County100 East Ocean Boulevard,
Suite 200
Stuart, Florida 34994
Miami-Dade County73 West Flagler Street,
Suite # 242
Miami, Florida 33130
Monroe County500 Whitehead St.
Key West, Florida 33040
Nassau County76347 Veteran’s Way
Yulee, Florida 32097
Okaloosa County101 E. James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, Florida 32536
Okeechobee County312 Northwest 3rd Street
Okeechobee, Florida 34972
Orange County425 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Osceola County2 Courthouse Square, Suite 2000
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Palm Beach County301 North Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Pasco County38053 Live Oak Ave.
Dade City, Florida 33523
Pinellas County315 Court Street
Clearwater, Florida 33756
Polk County255 N Broadway Ave
Bartow, FL 33830
Putnam CountyP.O. Box 758
Palatka, Florida 32178-0758
Santa Rosa County5841 Gulf Breeze Pkwy C
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563
St. Johns County4010 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL  32084
St. Lucie CountyP. O. Box 700
Fort Pierce, Florida 34954
Sarasota County2000 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34237
Seminole County301 N. Park Avenue
P.O. Box 8099
Sanford, FL 32772
Sumter County215 E McCollum Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
Suwannee County200 S. Ohio Ave.
Live Oak, Florida 32064
Taylor CountyP.O. Box 620
Perry, FL 32347
Union County55 West Main Street
Union County Courthouse Rm 103
Lake Butler, FL 32054
Volusia CountyP.O. Box 6043
Deland, Florida 32721-6043
Wakulla County3056 Crawfordville Hwy
Crawfordville, FL 32327
Walton CountyP.O. Box 1260
DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433
Washington CountyP.O. Box 647
Chipley, FL 32428

Florida Sheriffs

Each of Florida’s 67 counties, except for Miami-Dade County, has an elected sheriff who presides over the county law enforcement department. In Miami-Dade County, the local law enforcement department is presided over by an appointed director. Florida sheriffs serve four-year terms. Sheriffs in Florida have county-wide jurisdiction that includes incorporated and unincorporated areas. Each sheriff appoints law enforcement officers whose duties are tasked with crime prevention, crime detection, and the enforcement of the penal, traffic, or highway laws.

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Crime in Florida

Violent crime includes murder, robbery, rape, and aggravated assault. From 1998 to 2018, Florida experienced a decrease in the number of reported violent crimes. Specifically, for this time period, Florida’s violent offenses decreased from 135,925 reported offenses in 1998 to 81,896 in 2018. This represents a total decrease of 39.7 percent. In addition, Florida’s overall violent crime rate decreased 56.6 percent during this period: from 906.1 offenses per 100,000 people in 1998 to 393.0 per 100,000 people in 2018.

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Crime in Florida
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The following Florida cities have high crime rates:

Florida City: Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. As of 2021, Florida City’s violent crime rate is 2,619 per 100,000 people, which is almost seven times higher than the national average of 366. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Florida City, Florida.

Lake City: Lake City is a city in Columbia County, Florida. Lake City has a particularly high property crime rate, with a rate of 6,432 per 100,000 people. For comparison, the national average is 2,109 per 100,000 people. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Lake City, Florida.

Opa-locka: Opa-locka is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. At only 4.2 square miles, Opa-locka has very high rates of violent crime, robbery, and larceny. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Opa-locka, Florida.

Lake Park: Lake Park is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. Lake Park is a small town with fewer than 10,000 residents. However, it has very high rates of larceny, property crime, and violent crime. In fact, Lake Park’s violent crime rate is nearly four times the national average. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Lake Park, Florida.

Panama City Beach: Panama City Beach is a city in Bay County, Florida. Property crime is is at an all-time high in Panama City Beach, with 6,347 incidents per 100,000 residents, which is significantly higher than the state average of 2,145 incidents per 100,000 residents. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Miami Beach: Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Due to its constant stream of tourists and visitors, Miami beach has high rates of property crime and larceny. In fact, Miami Beach’s larceny rate is nearly 4 times higher than the national average. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Miami Beach, Florida.

Perry: Perry is a city in Taylor County, Florida. The crime rate in Perry is around 109 percent higher than the national average. Common crimes in Perry include larceny, property crime, and burglary, some of which are four times higher than Florida’s overall average in these areas. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Perry, Florida.

Daytona Beach: Daytona Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida. Despite its reputation as a popular tourist destination, Daytona Beach is one of the most crime-ridden cities in Florida. In fact, Daytona Beach has a violent crime rate of 1,137 incidents per 100,000 residents. Although this is a lower rate than some other Florida cities, it’s much higher than the national average. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Cocoa: Cocoa Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Despite its population of less than 20,000 residents, Cocoa’s crime rate is139.59 percent higher than the national average. In fact, Cocoa’s crime rate for larceny is nearly triple the national average, and its property crime rate is double. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Cocoa, Florida.

Riviera Beach: Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. The county has a total crime rate of 5,158 incidents per 100,000 residents, which is 108.26 percent higher than the national average. Click here to conduct a Florida prison inmate search in Riviera Beach, Florida.

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