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Broward County Main Jail

555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

 

Photos and Videos of Broward County Main Jail

 

Inmate Search, Booking Information & Mugshots

The Inmate Search Page for the Broward County Main Jail:
•    Inmate’s Booking Information
•    Inmate’s Mugshot
•    Criminal Charges
•    Bail / Bond Amounts
•    Recent Arrests

Inmate Mail Policies, Address and What can be Mailed

Mail Dos & Do Nots:
•    Mail Policies
•    What Not to Mail
•    What is Allowed?
•    Can You Mail Photos?
•    Electronic Messaging

Inmate Phone Policy & Account Registration 

Calling Friends & Family from Broward County Main Jail
•    How Do Inmates Call?
•    What Phone Service Do They Use?
•    What is the Cost?
•    Prepaid Cards or Collect Calls?
•    Emailing Text & Photos

Inmate Accounts, Sending Money & Commissary

Money & Commissary at the Broward County Main Jail
•    Adding Money Online / At the Facility / By Mail
•    Minimums & Maximums
•    What Service is Used?
•    Commissary & Care Packs

Inmate Visitation Rules, Schedules & Video Visits

Everything About Broward County Main Jail Visitation 
•    Who Can Visit
•    Registration
•    Visitation Schedule
•    Visitation Rules
•    Visitation Dress Code
•    Remote Video Visits

Inmate Bail, Bonds & How it Works

Bail Bonding from the Broward County Main Jail
•    How to Bail Bond
•    Where to Bail Bond
•    Bail Bond Agents
•    Self-Release Bonding
•    Bail Bond Cost

About the Broward County Main Jail

The Broward County Main Jail, located in the city of Ft. Lauderdale, in Broward County, Florida is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 30760 Bookings, with a daily average of 1538 Inmates and a staff of 384.

Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Broward County Main Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Broward County Main Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Broward County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Broward County Main Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit. 

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates

When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the Florida State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

Broward County Main Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Florida Broward 1,538


PHYSICAL ADDRESS

555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301


TELEPHONE NUMBER


FAX

Juvenile: 954-327-6361

INMATE MAIL

Inmate's First and Last Name
Broward County Main Jail
Inmate's Name, Arrest Number
PO Box 9356
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33310


This facility, known as "Broward County Main Jail" is also known as Broward County Sheriff's Office, Department of Detention and Community Control, Broward County Criminal Court, Broward County Jail, Main , Broward County Jail, Main , Florida, Broward.

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