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Dixie County FL Jail

County Jail

Last Updated: June 26, 2021
Address
386 Northeast 255 St PO Box 470, Cross City, FL 32628
County
Dixie
Phone
352-498-1462

Dixie County FL Jail is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

All prisons and jails have Security or Custody levels depending on the inmate’s classification, sentence, and criminal history. Please review the rules and regulations for County - medium facility.

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If you are unsure of your inmate's location, you can search and locate your inmate by typing in their last name, first name or first initial, and/or the offender ID number to get their accurate information immediately Registered Offenders

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Dixie County FL Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 352-498-1462, 352-498-1231

The Dixie County FL Jail is a medium-security detention center located at 386 Northeast 255 St
PO Box 470 Cross City, FL which is operated locally by the Dixie County Sheriff's Office and holds inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or both. Most of the sentenced inmates are here for less than two years. Dixie County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Cross City Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Detention Facility Division
The Dixie County Jail is under the direct authority of Dixie County Sheriff. The Detention Facility operation is under the supervision of the Jail Administrator and the correctional staff. The goal of the Detention staff is to create a safe, secure and humane environment for both staff and inmates.

Booking Process
Upon arrival at the Dixie County jail each inmate completes property intake (monies deposited, clothing and miscellaneous items inventoried), medical screening and the booking process.
Individuals that have been arrested and do not bond out of jail appear before a judge within the first twenty-four (24) hours of arrest. The judge informs each arrested person of his/her charge (s) and the bond amount. This first appearance can take place in the physical presence of the judge or by telephone.
Inmates that have completed the intake process will be assigned to general population. The housing of each inmate is assigned in accordance with their particular charge classification (felony or misdemeanor).

Mail
Inmates may send and receive letters as desired subject to limitations necessary to maintain order and security. Mail is delivered Monday thru Friday except on legal holidays. All mail except legal mail or other privileged mail is opened and inspected for contraband and money orders in the mail room. Legal and privileged mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate.
Inmates may not receive packages except legal materials. Express mail requiring receipt will not be accepted.

Inmate Locator

Dixie County FL Jail publishes the names of their inmates currently in their facility in Florida. Your search should start with this locator first to see if your loved one is there.

The second box is the InmateAid Inmate Search. This database of inmates is user-generated content for the purpose of accessing and utilizing any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your own inmate profile to keep in touch, email us at aid@inmateaid.com and we will assist you in locating your inmate.

As a last resort, you might have to pay for that information if we do not have it. The Arrest Record Search will cost you a small amount, but their data is the freshest available and for that reason they charge to access it.

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Covid Visitation Information

As of March 18, 2020, registration and visitation rules have changed to protect inmates at Dixie County FL Jail and their loved ones during the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, there are no in-person visits for family and friends due to the COVID-19 situation. Video visitation is available; details can be found below or call 352-498-1462, 352-498-1231.

Registration

  • All visits through the video visitation system require the visitor to establish a user account.

Visitation Information

Visitation Information
Visiting hours are from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays for male inmates and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays for female inmates. The inmate being visited can only receive visitors for one day either Saturday or Sunday. The Juvenile visitation is on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The length of the visit will be limited to one (1) hour. The maximum number of visitors per inmate is four (4). Children under the age of 18 will be permitted with parents, or legal guardian. Each visitor must be on the inmate's visitation list or they will not be permitted. A valid government issued photo ID is required for visitation purposes.

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