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The Glades County Jail is operated under the Glades County Sheriff’s Office and supervised by the chief deputy. During the intake process, a $25 booking fee is charged for non-federal inmates. Within 24 hours of arrest, if not bonded out of jail, an arrested person appears before a judge and is informed of his or her charge and bond amount. Housing of inmates is determined according to charge classification. To conduct a Glades County inmate search, click here.

Jail Address

1297 East State Road 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471

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Jail Visitation Hours

Visitation hours at the jail are from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on any day of the week. Each Glades County Jail visit is limited to two hours. Up to four visitors may see an inmate at a time. The Glades County Jail does not allow contact under any circumstances. Each visitor must be on the inmate’s visitation list and provide a valid photo ID to be permitted. Before scheduling a visit, it is recommended that you first confirm the inmate’s presence by conducting a Glades County inmate search here.

Remote visitation is possible via remote video. The number of remote video visits is not limited, and any number of visitors may be on the call at a time. These video calls cost $0.66 per minute in 30-minute blocks ($19.80). They can be scheduled here or by using the Telmate kiosk in the detention center lobby.

Friends and family may deposit funds into inmates’ accounts for phone calls. They may also send voicemail messages for inmates. Inmates may place collect calls from housing units from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

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Sheriff’s Office / Glades County Inmate Search

The Glades County Sheriff’s Office aims to identify and respond to the community’s needs, instill a professional attitude, enhance the overall quality of life through mutual trust and respect, and defend the constitutional rights of all citizens through fair enforcement of the laws while educating the county’s citizens. The office is surrounded by over 800 square miles of sugar cane fields, citrus groves, and cattle ranches. To conduct a Glades County inmate search, click here.

Sheriff’s Office Address

1297 East State Road 78
Moore Haven, FL 33471


Sheriff David Hardin is the current sheriff of the county. He has held positions at the sheriff’s office since 1999 and was first elected sheriff in 2016. He also previously worked at the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office. 

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About the County / Glades County Inmate Search

Glades County is located in the heartland of Florida, and its county seat is Moore Haven. The county was founded in 1921 and named after the Florida Everglades, despite most of its land consisting of prairies and pinelands. About 18% of the county’s area is water. The Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation is located in Glades County. The county is also home to a detention center. To conduct a Glades County inmate search, click here.

Demographics / Glades County Inmate Search

In 2020, out of 12,126 residents, Glades County’s population was 58.82% White, 25.15% Hispanic or Latino, 11.83% Black or African American, 1.96% Mixed/Multi-Racial, 1.59% Native American or Alaska Native, 0.37% Some Other Race, 0.28% Asian, and 0.00% Pacific Islander. There were 4,859 households and 3,247 families residing in the county. A portion of the county’s population resides at the local jail. To conduct an inmate search, click here.


Indian reservation:

  • Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation

County Seat:

  • Moore Haven

Census-designated place:

  • Buckhead Ridge

Other unincorporated communities:

  • Lakeport
  • Muse
  • Palmdale