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The Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.

The men, women and juveniles being held in the Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Hillsborough County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Florida Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.

The other jail facilities in Hillsborough County, Florida are: Hillsborough County Jail - Orient Road, Hillsborough County Jail Work Release. In addition, Hillsborough County houses the following juvenile facilities: Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center, Hillsborough Juvenile Detention East, Hillsborough Regional Juvenile Detention Center West.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Hillsborough County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Hillsborough County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.

Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road Inmate Search

Department of Detention Services

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Tampa Police Department

Florida Hillsborough 2,304
520 N. Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619
Inmate's first and last name - booking #
Falkenburg Road Jail
520 Falkenburg Road
Tampa, FL 33619

The two adult jails in Hillsborough County are Orient Road Jail - phone number 813-247-8300 or 813-247-8371, and the Falkenburg Road Jail - phone number 813-247-0234. Hillsborough County Jail also has a Work Release Program and two Juvenile Detention Centers, East and West


While your inmate is in jail you can order them packagesonline, send them commissary money,  visit with them using the video visitation system,  set up a phone account to receive calls from them or send mail to them.


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Visiting an Inmate in the Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road in Florida

If you would like to visit an inmate at the Falkenburg Road division of Hillsborough County Jail, there are various procedures and rules you'll need to follow. The information discussed here will walk you through all the steps.

  • All inmate visits for each Hillsborough County Jail division is held at the Falkenburg Road division
  • The Falkenburg Road division uses video visitation only.

Visitors must bring a photo ID. A photo ID could be one of these choices

  • A valid driver's license
  • Or a valid passport with a photo attached
  • Government-issued photo ID
  • Or any other Government-issued ID with the Photo in a plastic case or covering

Visiting Schedule

  • Visitation hours are Sunday through Saturday 1:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Visits begin at 1:00PM and the last visit is scheduled at 8:00PM
  • All video visits must begin on the hour (example: 1:00PM, 2:00Pm, etc.)
  • Visitors must arrive to their visit 5 minutes ahead of their scheduled appointment
  • If a visitor does not arrive 5 minutes early. They will not be allowed in the visitor viewing area.
  • Visitors can arrive no earlier than 30 minutes
  • All visits are exactly 40 minutes long

All visitors must follow the jail's dress code

  • Shirt and shoes must be worn
  • Undergarments cannot be visible
  • Clothes cannot expose the shoulders, chest, back, stomach, midriff or upper-thigh
  • No transparent or spandex clothes
  • Hats and hair coverings of any kind are not allowed
  • No tank tops, halter tops or tube-style tops
  • No spandex leggings or tights
  • Shorts and skirts cannot be shorter than mid-thigh
  • No clothes with inappropriate language or graphics

*  Visitors may wear certain religious head covering. However, they will be asked to remove them only for the security check. The security check will be a visual check and an electronic wand search. The jail will do this search with respect toward the visitor. If a visitor refuses to remove a religious head covering for the security check, they may not be allowed in the visiting area.

Rules for people with infants and children

Visitors with infants may bring the following items into the visiting area

  • 1 baby bottle
  • 1 diaper
  • Baby wipes
  • Baby blanket
  • 1 diaper bag

* Strollers are not allowed in the visiting area

  • All children must be supervised at all times and cannot bother other visitors
  • If a child is disruptive, the visitor and child will be asked to leave, and the visit will be cancelled
  • If the behavior continues on future visits, visiting privileges can be taken away

Other Information

  • The visitation center will be closed on observed holidays and Christmas day
  • All visits are by appointment-only and scheduled by the inmate
  • The inmate must schedule a visit 1 day in advance
  • All visits are monitored and may be recorded
  • Car keys, wallets and cell phones are not allowed in the visiting area
  • All visitors must act appropriately at all times

The following behaviors are considered inappropriate and are not allowed

  • Exposing of sexual organs
  • Being under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Excessive loud and disruptive talking and emotion

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How to use the Inmate Search for Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road in Florida

Some inmate information is public record; therefore, many jails across the country have online search tools were you can view their current inmate list and other public information.  If you're trying to locate an inmate at Hillsborough County's Falkenburg Road Jail, click here to get started.

[Article_Ad_2]If you already know the specific inmate you're looking for, you can enter their full name or booking number into the provided boxes. As well, you could search using the inmate's birthday.  Every time you do a search, you will have to enter a code that's already provided.  If you would like to view a list of the inmate population, there are a few things you can do.

  • Narrow your by male or female by choosing the sex and pressing enter
  • Narrow your search by the following race: Asian, Black, Indian, White and Unknown
  • Search a specific booking date or release date
  • If you would like to see longer lists of inmates, then enter a single letter (ex. a, b, c) into the NAME search box

Once your list comes up, you can choose to sort and view that list by booking date, booking number or name.

Each line of the inmate list shows the following information:

  • Booking Number
  • Name
  • Race
  • Sex
  • Date of Birth
  • Arrest Date
  • Booking Date

For more information about an inmate, click on their booking number. You'll be taken to their page which has the following information.

  • Their booking image (mug shot)
  • Status (current inmates have an "in-jail" status)
  • Bond Amount if available or "none"
  • Cash, fine or purge if available - these relate to Bond
  • Eye Color
  • Hair Color
  • Build (small, large, etc.)
  • Current Age
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Their SOID number. (SOID stands for Sherriff's Office Identification Number)
  • SOID Name - which is the name the office has on file for the inmate
  • Alias names if they're available. Which is other names the inmate may go by
  • Address information if available

In their profile, you'll find the following public information about their arrest

  • Arrest agency
  • Arrest Date
  • Arrest Time
  • Book Date
  • Book Time
  • Arrest Location
  • Arrest Jurisdiction

The following public information is available about their release (if applicable) and other details.

  • Release information (last classification, date and time)
  • Name of attorney, if available
  • Address if available
  • Attorney's office phone number
  • Inmate's next of kin, if available
  • Employer
  • Occupation

The following is public information about the inmate's charge(s)

  • Charge Description
  • Class (for example, F1 is a class one felony)
  • Court number
  • Days in custody
  • Charge count
  • Charge Type (for example, this may say "probable cause")
  • Report number
  • Case number
  • Date of charges
  • Charge Code
  • OBTS Number (OBTS stands for "Offender-Based Transaction Statistics" - This is a system that collects statistical data about the county's criminal justice system)

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Hillsborough County Jail - Falkenburg Road in Florida

If you have a family member, friend or loved one at the Falkenburg Road jail, this information will walk you through everything you need to know about mail, telephone calls and sending money.

At anytime, you may send a letter to an inmate using U.S Postal Service only. When writing, please address your envelope in the following way:

  • Inmate's Name
  • Falkenburg Road Jail
  • 520 Falkenburg Road
  • Tampa, FL. 33619

The jail receives U.S Postal Service mail Monday through Saturday. Before an inmate receives their letter, jail staff with open and inspect it first for contraband. Contraband is anything that's illegal to import and export.  If an inmate is receiving legal or privileged mail, it will be opened and inspected with the inmate present.

If you would like to send money to an inmate, you may send money orders, travelers checks, cashier's check or a government check.  Please include the following information on your check or money order.

  • Inmates Name
  • Booking Number
  • You name and address

All money deposits may take between 24 to 96 hours to complete. If you don't know the booking number of an inmate, you may use the jail's online search tool to find that information.  Just enter the inmate's name, enter the provided security code and the booking number will be listed next to the inmates name.

If you'd like to talk to an inmate on the phone, the inmate may call you from the jail.  An inmate can call you between the hours of 7:00AM to 10:00PM.  You cannot call the jail to talk to an inmate and messages will not be delivered.

In order to receive your call, you need to set up an account with CenturyLink by calling 1-888-664-7839.  All these calls are billed to your local phone company.  If you would like to pay for the calls through a pre-paid account, call 1-888-506-8047 or visit the ICSolutions website to set up your account.  You're also given the option of crediting the calls to an inmate's account by calling 1-888-888-8413.

At times, there may be limits on the length of calls, hours of availability, monthly minutes and total of calls made in a month.  The calls will be monitored and recorded with an inmate voice validation.  If your telephone company doesn't have an agreement with CenturyLink, or you're past due on certain phone service bills, than you may be blocked from receiving an inmate call. If you're experiencing this type of situation, you can still set up an account through ICSolutions.

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