Duval County FL Pre-Trial Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: April 20, 2022
500 E Adams St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Duval Co Pre-Trial Detention is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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Duval County FL Pre-Trial Detention Center basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. The facility's direct contact number: 904-630-5759

The Duval County FL Pre-Trial Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located at 500 E Adams St Jacksonville, FL which is operated locally by the Duval 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. Duval County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, municipalities, the US Marshal's Service and the Jacksonville Police Department who do not have their own long-term lock-up.

Inmate Processing Information

Intake: When an individual is arrested, they are brought to jail, also known as the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for processing. The individual's processing (property inventory, booking, medical screening, and cell assignment) must be completed prior to being considered for release or visitation. Intake processing and identification clearance will be completed as soon as possible.

Release: When an inmate has been cleared for release, the inmate will be processed for release as quickly as possible. Sentenced inmates from prison will be transported to jail for release. Sentenced inmates from the Community Transition Center will be released from that facility. Release times at all institutions may vary.

Bond and Purge Information

Cash Bond: To place a cash bond you must bring the full amount of the bond to the public reception area of the jail. The bond must be paid by cash, certified or cashier's check (drawn on a local bank and subject to verification), or United States Postal Money Order made payable to the Office of the Sheriff. NOTE: A bonding agency may post a surety bond in lieu of a cash bond.

Surety Bond: To initiate a surety bond, a bonding agency must be contacted. Bail bond agencies are listed in the phone book or available via an Internet search.

Officers are prohibited from giving advice on the selection of bonding agencies. The bonding agency will make the arrangements to have the individual released.

Purge Information: If an individual is incarcerated due to a civil charge, such as a Writ of Attachment, the judge may have set a purge amount. The purge must be paid rated individual to be released. The purge may be paid, during normal business hours, to the Domestic Relations Department, Room 107, located in the courthouse. After normal business hours, the purge may be paid at the jail. The purge must be paid by cash, certified or cashier's check (drawn on a local bank and subject to verification), or by United States Postal Money Order made payable to the Office of the Sheriff.

Inmate Mail, Money and Property

Mail - Mail addressed to an inmate must include the inmate's name, jail number, and the sender's name and address. A postal services officer will inspect all incoming mail for contraband. Mail that is packaged in boxes will not be accepted and envelope sizes cannot be larger than 9 ½” X 12 ½”. Envelopes that have been altered will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender.

Authorized Items Accepted Through the Mail - The only items accepted through the mail are legal and personal letters, postcards and reading materials. Reading materials are restricted as follows: magazines, newspapers and other periodicals/publications will only be accepted by subscription in the inmate's name. Paperback books must be mailed directly from a publisher or bookstore. Hardback books are prohibited at jail and prison. Inmates are limited to four periodicals/publications and two paperback books in their possession. Excess reading materials will not be placed in an inmate's property. Excess reading materials can be mailed out by the inmate. If confiscated, excess reading materials will be disposed of as contraband.

Unauthorized Items – Items received through the mail that is not authorized by the facility will be considered contraband and the entire package can be confiscated for disposal. This includes, but is not limited to: photographs or facsimiles and computer generated reading materials downloaded from the Internet, regardless of content, are not authorized and will be confiscated for disposal. Items sent through the mail that can be purchased through commissary will not be accepted and will be confiscated for disposal. Most inmates housed at a Department of Corrections facility are issued institutional uniforms. Personal clothing will not be accepted for inmates housed at the jail or prison unless the inmate was arrested without clothing.

MONIES – The Department of Corrections utilizes a service known as, Access Secure Deposits which is intended to offer assistance to family members, friends, and loved ones in providing more ways to deposit money into an inmate's account.

Deposits can be made by:

  • Via Internet access to a secure payment website
    • To deposit money into an inmate’s account via in the Internet simply visit the Access Secure Deposit website at www.inmatedeposits.com to set up a private account, with a private User ID and a personal password. The system will help manage deposits to specific to inmates, allowing receipt printing, and provide a history of deposited amounts by inmate and date. Payments made by one of the listed methods will be deposited into the inmate's account within minutes of the transaction confirmation and may help eliminate delays in funds availability resulting from mail delivery, holidays or weekends.
  • Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card payments;
  • Toll-free telephone payments;
    • To make a payment via telephone please call 1.866.345.1884. This number is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customer Service Representatives will accept deposits quickly and easily from Visa or MasterCard Debit or credit cards and will provide specific confirmation numbers for deposit tracking.
  • Kiosks are located inside the lobby of the jail, prison, and the Community Transition Center for your convenience where you can also make cash deposits.

Please note: The Department of Corrections staff will not accept cash, cashier’s checks or money orders for deposit into an inmate’s account through the mail or in person. All payments into inmate accounts must be made using the Access Secure Deposits system.

Inmates having no funds available will be provided with basic health and comfort items and writing material and the fee will be debited to their account resulting in a negative account balance. Debts will be collected whenever funds become available, including future incarcerations up to three years.

Work Furlough Inmates at the Community Transition Center - Authorized property may be delivered to the public reception area at the Community Transition Center during regular operating hours. Money and/or property will not be accepted during visitation hours at the Community Transition Center. No items will be accepted for inmates at the facility that can be purchased through commissary.

Inmate Locator

Duval County FL Pre-Trial Detention Center 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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Visitation Information

Duval County FL Pre-Trial Detention Center - Visitation

Inmate Visitation Rules

  • The first letter of the inmate's last name determines the visitation day.
  • Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Visits are limited to a maximum of two hours on weekdays and on weekends
    • ABC - Sunday
    • DEFG - Monday
    • HIJ - Tuesday
    • KLM - Wednesday
    • NOPQR - Thursday
    • STUV - Friday
    • WXYZ – Saturday

Trustees will not be allowed visitation during their assigned work hours. Juveniles will not be allowed visitation during school hours.

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