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The North Broward County Jail Bureau in Pompano Beach, Broward 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 North Broward County Jail Bureau 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 North Broward County Jail Bureau are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Broward 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 North Broward County Jail Bureau 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 Broward County, Florida are: Broward County Jail - Joseph Conte Facility, Broward County Jail - Paul Rein Detention Facility, Broward County Jail - Stockade Facility, Broward County Jail Central Intake – Booking, Broward County Main Jail. In addition, Broward County houses the following juvenile facility: Broward Juvenile Detention Center.

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

North Broward County Jail Bureau Inmate Search

Broward County Sheriff's Office

Department of Detention and Community Control

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Florida Broward 1200
1550 NW 30th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
North Broward Bureau
Inmate's Name, Arrest Number
PO Box 407037
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340
Juvenile Detention: 954-327-6361

The North Broward Bureau House minimum and medium security inmates, detainees with special needs; both male and female, protective custody females and juvenile female offenders.

The primary mission is to handle the mentally ill, those with medical issue and special needs.

To look up if your inmate is in this facility, go here. If they are in the North Broward Bureau, go here to view the visitation schedule and here to learn the rules and regulations concerning visits.


There are five jails in Broward County making it the 12th largest jail system in the United States. JailExchange has every jail's information on this website. 

The jails are: The Joseph V Conte Facility, the North Broward Bureau, The Central Intake Bureau, the Paul Rein Detention Facility and the Broward County Main Jail.


Visiting an Inmate in the North Broward County Bureau in Florida

The North Broward facility is a minimum to medium security-level jail that holds inmates with mental illnesses, physical illnesses and those will other special needs. In addition, this jail also has women who are in protective custody and female juveniles as well.

If you're a friend or family member who's interested in visiting an inmate at North Broward, the following information will walk you through all the rules, procedures and the jail's special visiting schedule.

Visits are held Sunday through Saturday from 3:15PM to 8:30PM, and some units have their own specific time windows. An inmate may receive no more than one two-hour visit per week from a maximum of two adults and one child. Visitation days are arranged by different units at the jail, and is organized as follows:


Female Juveniles: 3PM - 6PM
Male Infirmary: 3PM - 6PM
P.C Males: 6PM - 8PM


MRSA Male Inmates: 6PM - 8PM


Units 11A and 121F


Unit 11B


Unit 11D


Female Infirmary
Female Units 121G and 122G
MRSA Female Inmates: 6PM - 8PM


Male Units 11C and 122E

Before arriving for a visit, friends and family must review the jail's dress code to ensure they're dressing appropriately. It's important that visitors follow this policy, or their visit will be cancelled.

  • Shoes, shirts and undergarments must be worn at all times
  • Visitors are not permitted to wear inappropriate clothing that's see-through or contain explicit language or graphics
  • No mini-shorts or mini-skirts

Both visitors and inmates must behave correctly during the visit, not arrive under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and cannot leave the visiting area.  Friends and family may not transfer any items or money to an inmate during a visit, but they are allowed to send money to an inmate money through the jail (please refer to communication section about the policies for sending money).

All visitors must arrive to their visit with a proper photo id; acceptable forms of id include driver's licenses, state-issued id cards, military ids and passports with attached photo. Minors (ages 17 and younger) may attend a visitation, however, they must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian at all times; legal guardians are required to show proof of their guardianship as well.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the North Broward County Bureau in Florida

Sending mail and communicating on the phone is a great way for inmates to stay connected with friends and family. If you're interested in getting in contact with an inmate at North Broward Jail, the following information with assist you through the process.

The jail receives all incoming mail every Monday through Friday.  Before an inmate can receive it, however, the staff is required to thoroughly inspect it for contraband and any other suspicious or prohibited materials. In order to avoid issues with your mail, please avoid sending the following items.

  • Matches
  • Lighters
  • Explicit or inappropriate photographic materials
  • Cigarettes
  • Chewing gum, candy or any other food
  • Jewelry
  • Money and checks

Even though friends and family are prohibited from mailing money to an inmate, they are allowed to deposit money into the inmate's personal account at the jail. Before wiring money, please make sure that the inmate receiving funds has been assigned a "permanent" housing assignment.

There are a few simple ways to ensure an inmate has received money. First, you may use the jail's online deposit system by visiting the following link, EZ Load. Funds may also be transferred using Western Union's Quick Collect Service. To get started, visit www.westernunion.com and click on the "Bill Pay" page and locate the convenient "correctional facility" option. After which, you must select the option, BROWARD SHERIFF CASH BONDS OR BROWARD SHERIFF INMATE BANK.

If you would prefer to not transfer money online, you may also pay in cash at your local western union location or pay via phone with your credit or debit card; simply call 1-800-634-3422, press #2 and stay on the line for further instruction.

When using a Western Union Quick Collection service, you must have the following information on hand to complete your money deposit.

  • Pay to: Sheriff at Broward County
  • The Code city and State: Canteen, FL
  • The Inmate's full Name Plus their Arrest Number
  • The Inmate's Date of Birth
  • And you must state the Purpose, which is "commissary"

Cash Deposits that aren't handled through Western Union can only be dropped off in-person at the Jail's available Kiosks. After 30 minutes of depositing cash, it will be available in the inmate's personal account. When dropping off cash, you must have the full name and arrest number of an inmate. If you're unsure of an inmate's arrest number, you may use the jail's online search to find available public information for an inmate. While at the Jail's kiosks, you have the opportunity to buy at least one care package for an inmate per week.

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