Hernando County FL Detention Center

County Jail

Last Updated: April 24, 2023
16425 Spring Hill Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604

Hernando County FL Detention Center is for County Jail offenders sentenced up to twenty four months.

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Hernando County FL 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: 352-544-2334

The Hernando County FL Detention Center is a low-security detention center located at 16425 Spring Hill Drive Brooksville, FL which is operated locally by the Hernando 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. Hernando County accepts inmates from surrounding towns, Brooksville Police Department, and the US Marshal's Service.

The Hernando County Detention Center is the central booking and intake location for all law enforcement agencies operating in Hernando County. The care, custody and control of individuals arrested in Hernando County by the Sheriff's Office and various state and local police agencies is the responsibility of the Detention Center. Confined in the Hernando County Detention Center are those individuals who have been arrested and held without bond, been unable to post bail set by the courts, are being transferred from other states or counties while awaiting trial in Hernando County, or those found guilty and sentenced to serve less than one year in county jail.

The Sheriff operates the Hernando County Detention Center which has an authorized capacity of 744 inmates. The facility houses males, females and juveniles between the ages of 14 and 17 who have been adjudicated for treatment as adults charged or sentenced on misdemeanor and felony crimes.


Incoming correspondence, other than mail from the courts or government officials, will be received inPOSTCARD format only. Any letters or cards received in envelopes from sources other than stated above will no longer be accepted due to security concerns and will be returned to sender unopened. Postcards that have perfume, lipstick, other foreign substances, stickers, codes, drawings or other markings will not be accepted.

Inmate Mailing Addresses:

(Inmate's Name) (Inmate# IE:HCSO14MNI00000)
16425 Spring Hill Dr.
Brooksville, FL 34604


Any postcards or pictures received as postcards must be 4x6” and deemed appropriate by the housing unit deputy. No blank postcards may be mailed in for inmate use. The blank postcards must be purchased through the Detention Center Commissary.

Inmates who have been incarcerated in the Hernando County Jail for longer than one month may receive up to 10 photographs, 4" x 6" or smaller, one time every six months. It is the inmate's responsibility to notify the sender of the picture policies. The envelope is to be addressed in the same manner as above but labeled, "Photos Enclosed." If anything other than photographs are sent in, the entire contents including the photographs will be returned to sender.


The facility will permit books and publications to be received through the mail. Each inmate may obtain no more than 4 books/magazines for retention in their cell. Any books in excess of the 4 must be discarded or donated to the facility library. All books/publications must be mailed via the US Postal Service directly from the publisher or Internet bookstore source.

The following material will not be permitted for receipt:
• Hardback books (unless approval is obtained through the Administrative Sergeant)
• Newspapers
• Books larger than 8 1/2" x 11" x 1 1/2" in size
• Electronic reading devices such as Kindles, Nooks and tablets Books/Publications containing the following will not be permitted:
• Nudity, Pornographic or Sexually explicit material
• Explanations of the construction or ability to modify electronic equipment
• Explanations of the construction of weapons or explosives
• Materials advocating or providing instructions on methods of escape
• Materials advocating riots
• Materials advocating racial, religious or national hatred, or institutional violence
• Other material that jeopardizes the security or safety of inmates, staff or the public Any books/subscriptions found unacceptable in accordance with the guidelines provided above will be returned to sender. The inmate will be responsible for contacting the publisher for reimbursement of funds for advanced or rejected publications. For security reasons, inserts and stamps may be removed by mailroom staff. Each received subscription/book will have the receiving inmate's name affixed either by address label, or written/stamped on the interior of the front cover. Removal of the identification will result in the publication being deemed contraband and it will be disposed of or placed into the facility library. DONATIONS:

Donations will be received through the Inmate Programs section. Inmates must submit an Inmate Service Request Form, directed to the Programs Deputy, requesting the book be collected for donation. Inmates found in possession of more than 4 books may face disciplinary action. MONEY

Depositing Money into an Inmate Account:

Secure Deposits™ enables friends and family members to deposit funds into an inmate’s account through the convenience of a toll free number, website or cashiering kiosk (in lobby).

Money Orders are also accepted at the facility. There is a Drop Off box, located in the Main Lobby of the Detention Center. Please label the money order with the inmate’s name and MNI number.

For example: (Money order for Inmate Account - Name/ MNI#).

The Internet:

Deposits can be made, directly to inmate accounts utilizing the Access Corrections ® web site. Below are a few “Frequently Asked Questions,” that will help you to accomplish this:

How can I contact Access Corrections?
You can send an email to Customer Service at: customerservice@accesscorrections.com or call toll-free at 1-866-345-1884.

How do I use Access Corrections Deposit Services?
Inmate deposits can be added to a resident’s account via internet, telephone or lobby kiosk (if offered) at the facility. To make an inmate deposit via internet, customers must register online and accept the Access Corrections Terms and Conditions. An inmate deposit cannot be completed unless a profile has been established and the Terms and Conditions have been accepted. http://www.accesscorrections.com/

Can I place an order for the inmate using money I added to their account?
No. Orders placed using funds from an inmate's account must be paid with a facility check and mailed directly from the facility. The use of funds deposited to an inmate’s account is restricted to use specified by the facility.

Why can’t I add money online without establishing a profile?
By law, Access Corrections is required to collect certain information from each customer before a transaction can be processed. Please be sure your Access Corrections profile is updated with your most current information.

What types of payment does Access Corrections accept?
Acceptable payment methods for inmate deposits are credit and debit cards with Visa or MasterCard logos and a valid security code that are United States Issued. Please note that Access Corrections does not accept Government issued cards (i.e. Child Support Cards, EBT Cards, etc).

Can I send cash?
Cash transactions for inmate deposits are only accepted at Access Secure Deposits lobby kiosk locations, where applicable.

Can I send money to more than one inmate?
Yes. You can add or delete inmates in your profile at anytime.

When will my credit card be debited?
Usually within three banking days. This does not delay the inmate's deposit.

When will the inmate receive the money?
Once the transaction is complete and you receive your receipt number, the inmate will receive the money in his or her account. Access Corrections is only able to verify that your transaction has been processed and does not have access to the inmate’s account balance. Please contact the facility for more information.

Is there a fee to use the Access Secure Deposits service?
Access Corrections charges a service fee, per transaction, based on the amount of money added to a resident’s account. Some facilities impose an additional fee to add money to an inmate’s account. *Deposit fees may vary by facility

Depositing Money into an Inmate Account via the US Mail:

Envelopes containing funds for deposit in inmate commissary accounts will still be accepted into the facility through the U.S. Mail at this time.

Cash will no longer be accepted through the mail; only money orders, cashier checks and checks from government/law enforcement agencies will be accepted. Cash will only be accepted at the kiosk located in the lobby of the Hernando County Detention Center.

The envelope will be addressed with the inmate's name, Inmate ID number, and address, labeled "Inmate Accounts". The check or money order will be written to the inmate along with "Inmate Accounts" clearly written on the memo line of the check or money order.

If anything other than money orders, cashier checks from government/law enforcement agencies is sent in, the entire contents will be returned to sender.

Mail Deposits for Inmate Accounts:

(Inmate's Name) (Inmate# IE:HCSO14MNI00000)
Hernando County Detention Center
16425 Spring Hill Dr.
Brooksville, FL 34604
ATTN: Inmate Accounts

PHONES Telephones are provided for the convenience of inmates as a means to contact friends, family, attorneys and bondsmen. The telephones located in the inmate housing units are capable of providing both local and long distance calls. All calls will be made on a collect call basis. Third party calls are prohibited.

If a number is identified as being used by an inmate for third party calls, that number will be blocked out of the telephone system. Abusing the phone will result in termination of phone service and/or disciplinary action.

Phone cards are not available through the Inmate Commissary system. Approved Inmate Property Inmates may have the following items in their possession: One (1) hygienic health kit consisting of One (1) each: toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, bottle of soap, spork and drinking cup One (1) each: mattress, blanket, sheet, towel, uniform (general population), shower slides, Bible, Torah, or Koran, address book, prescription eye glasses Three (3) each: Underwear, 2 pair of socks Two (2) each: sports bra’s (female only) Three (3) each: library books/magazines A reasonable amount of legal materials and letters Additional items may be purchased through the Commissary, as needed.

Inmate Locator

Hernando County FL Detention Center publishes the names of the 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 to access and utilize any or all of the InmateAid services. If you need our assistance creating your 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.

Visitation Information

Hernando County Detention Center - Visitation

The Hernando County Detention Center encourages visitation for the inmates incarcerated here. We firmly believe that ties to family and friends are extremely important. However, there are rules that we need to make you aware of so your visiting privileges are not denied, terminated or suspended.

All inmate non-contact video visitation will be held at the Hernando County Visitation Center, located in the north parking lot at 16425 Spring Hill Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604. Parking is available next to the Visitation Center. All visitations are by appointment only.

Our visiting hours are Monday through Friday. The first visit will start at 9:30 a.m. and the last visit will end at 8:30 p.m. Visitation will be closed on weekends and all holidays.

All registration will be made by the visitors through icsolutions.com either through emails or come into the visitation center to register on the registration kiosk. If visitors have a problem with registration, all questions are to be directed to 1-888-646-9437, ICSolutions’s help desk.

ICSolutions’s Help Desk Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM CST Saturday - Sunday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST

Visitation is limited to three (3) times a week for approximately 1 hour each. If the visitor is late for visitation, their visit will be rescheduled for another time. Visitors may arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of their scheduled visitation. Visitors who leave the Visitation Center before their session is over will forfeit the remaining time and not be permitted to re-enter until the next visit. Be courteous. Once your visit has ended exit the Visitation Center quickly to allow the next group of visitors to begin their visit on time.

HCSO Visitation Hours Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM EST 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM EST 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EST 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM EST 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST CLOSED ON HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS

Each inmate is permitted to have two (2) visitors at one time. Only one infant (under 1 year of age) will be allowed per visit and will not be counted as a visitor.

Upon arrival, all visitors must properly identify themselves by presenting a valid government issued photo ID indicating the date of their birth. Acceptable forms of Identification include:

  • Valid driver's license OR Valid passport with photo attached
  • Governmental agency issued photo identification
  • Any license or identification issued by governmental agencies with a photograph encased or sealed in plastic
  • Identification that appears to be altered, modified or is invalid will not be accepted

All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who will be required to sit in the Visitation Monitor Area along with the under aged visitor. Unaccompanied minors will not be permitted in the Visitation Monitor Area Visitors must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid photo I.D. to make an appointment

Visits may be monitored and are subject to being recorded.

You may visit only the inmate you are signed in to see.

Profanity will not be tolerated. Any violation can result in permanent suspension. Failure to comply will result in termination of the session and suspension of future visits

All children must be supervised so as not to disrupt other visitors It is the adult’s responsibility to monitor their behavior. Visitors with unruly children will be asked to leave with their child(ren) and the session will be cancelled. Repeat behavioral problems may result in suspension of future visits

Leave all personal items other than car keys and ID locked inside your car. The Visitation Center has no storage containers

Persons suspected to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to visit

NO vapor products, tobacco products, matches or lighters allowed.

Cell phones or any other communication devices are not allowed in the Visitation Center. Visitors found in possession of cell phones will be asked to leave and have future visits suspended

All sound, video or still photography devices are prohibited. Visitors caught with a photography device will be asked to leave and have future visits suspended

For security reasons, inmates admitted to a hospital will not be permitted visitors unless approved by the Sheriff, the Jail Administrator or his designee

Visitor Dress: Visitors must be appropriately dressed to include shirt and shoes. Appropriate undergarments are required, but should not be visible. The following listing is extensive but not inclusive for prohibited clothing: Clothing revealing the shoulder, chest, back, stomach, and midriff, transparent or spandex clothing designed or intended to be worn to excessively accent the body, sunglasses, tank-tops, halter or tube style tops, leggings or tights, shorts or skirts above mid thigh, or any clothing with derogatory or offensive slogans/pictures.

Hats and head coverings: Visitors who claim they are required to wear a hat or head covering because of a documented medical or religious reason must submit to a search of the head wear by removing said item. A Supervisor must be notified and shall review all medical/religious claims. Requests to remove medical or religious head covering for visual check and electronic search will be done with discretion and in privacy by a deputy. A visitor’s refusal to these checks will result in the visitor not being allowed into the visitation area.

The Visitation Clerk will determine attire appropriateness

Anyone entering the Hernando County Detention Center Visitation Center are subject to search.

Any person visiting must not have been incarcerated within the past 180 days.

Registered Sex Offenders/violators or noted victims are not allowed to visit


Failure to comply with any of the rules will result in termination of the session.

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