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The Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center in Miami, Miami-Dade 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 Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center 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 Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Miami-Dade 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 Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center 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 Miami-Dade County, Florida are: Miami-Dade County Boot Camp, Miami-Dade County Women's Jail, Miami-Dade Metro West Detention Center, Miami-Dade Pre-Trial Detention Center, Miami-Dade Training & Treatment Center. In addition, Miami-Dade County houses the following juvenile facility: Miami-Dade Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

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



Miami-Dade County Jail - TGK Correctional Center Inmate Search

Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center

Miami Dade County Jail

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Florida Miami-Dade 1,300
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
7000 NW 41 Street
Miami, FL 33166
INMATE MAIL
Inmate's Full Name
Booking Number and Cell Location
7000 NW 41 Street
Miami, FL 33166
FAX NUMBERS
Jail (Main): 786-263-5690
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The TGK Correctional Center houses both male and female inmates of every custody level. 

Miami Dade County Corrections is comprised of seven different adult facilities and programs: The Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, the Metro West Detention Center, the Women's Detention Center (which no longer houses female inmates), the Pre-Trial Detention Center (which is where all offenders are booked), the Training and Treatment Center, the Boot Camp, and a Work Release program. All juveniles that are arrested are taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center for processing. For Information about the Juvenile Services Department, go here

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Each of the Miami Dade County Detention Centers above contain complete information about inmates, where to locate them, visitation schedules, receiving phone calls from inmates, sending them mail, putting money into their commissary accounts, their criminal case and court information, re-entry resources, Most Wanted bulletins, arrest warrants and much more.


 
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Visiting an Inmate in the Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center in Florida

When you are preparing to visit an inmate you must be sure you are familiar with the rules of the facility. The staff at TGK Correctional Center encourage inmate visitation, but they also enforce the rules. So it's important to be sure you know what all those rules are.

Other than the specific hours and days for the facility, there are other specific points of interest that are important for you to be allowed to visit. One of those is that if there is a visiting child who is 17 years of age or younger, you must bring a Birth Certificate and a school ID (if they are school age). Children will not be allowed to visit and therefore, neither will you, if these rules are not followed.

The main rules of visitation at Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center relate to hours and dress code. It is very important that you obey these rules or you will not be allowed to visit. You can also have privileges suspended, if you continuously break rules or cause issues when told you will not be allowed to visit because you didn't follow the rules.

Other rules for the Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center related to visitation are that you will have to consent to a metal detector inspection or frisk, if a metal detector is proven not to be safe for your health or against religious beliefs. However, you must consent to one of the two.

Here are the dress code guidelines. Though there are many listed, it may not be all inclusive. A good rule of thumb is just wear appropriate attire following these simple guidelines.

  • Pants or other garment no more than 2 inches above the knees
  • Shirts should not expose too much skin or be tight and provocative: 2 inches of cleavage or 4 inches of back
  • Don't wear hats unless for medical or religious purposes and they will be scanned or frisked
  • Don't wear clothing with metal in it or on it. This could cause a metal detector issue and you would have to be frisked i.e. underwire bras, heavy snaps, etc.
  • You must wear shoes. Sandals must have a strap, no heels over 3 inches, no flip flops.
  • No provocative, inappropriate, or offensive wording on clothing a tall
  • No hooded shirts or sunglasses that are not prescription

One final and important piece of information regarding visitation at Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center. There are no contact visits allowed.

Visitation hours are as follows:

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

8:30A-12P

M - Z

A-L

Closed

M - Z

A-L

M - Z

A-L

7P-9P

M - Z

A-L

Closed

M - Z

A-L

M - Z

A-L

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How to use the Inmate Search for Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center in Florida

When you are trying to find someone who has been arrested or incarcerated, it can be an upsetting time. We are here to try and help make it easier for you to locate the person you are looking for. Whether you are looking for a man or a woman, if they are either of age or an adjudicated minor, you can locate them here.

[Article_Ad_2]To begin your search, click on the link below which will take you to our front page for Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center information.

https://www.jailexchange.com/CountyJails/Florida/MiamiDade/MiamiDade_TGK_Correctional_Center.aspx

This page holds a lot of information that can help in locating the inmate you are searching for. There are also links that can help you with other information such as jail contact information, inmate services, Most Wanted, informational articles, and much more.

When you click on the link and go to the main page you will see a category at the top left called Inmate Search. There are several links here to help you find Miami-Dade County Jail inmates.

  • Miami-Dade County Jail Inmate List
  • Miami-Dade County Jail Inmate Search
  • Miami-Dade County Recent Arrests
  • Miami-Dade County Recent Releases

When you click on the first three, you will be prompted to enter a last name and first name. If you only enter the last name, it will ask you for a first name. After you enter the required information, you can just answer the questions that follow and you will be on the way to locating your inmate, if they have been processed through the system.

Remember when someone is first arrested, it takes time to fully process into the system. This may be several hours or longer depending on if there are any issues related to health concerns or safety. The staff of Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center strive to get this accomplished as quickly as possible so you will know the status of your inmate.

If you happen to be searching for someone who was recently released, click the Recent Releases link and fill out as much information as possible. This database holds the names of all inmates released since October 1, 1997 so there are quite a few. The more information you input the less you will have to sort through.

In case you are not able to locate whomever you are looking for or would like to search at the Florida Prisoner or Federal Prison level, there are links provided in the Inmate Search category for that as well.

Finally, there is a link provided here called VINELINK – Jail Inmate Search. This is for victim's notification and updates. You can click on this link to find documents, phone numbers, and information to help you obtain information, if you are a victim of a crime.

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Communicating with an Inmate Housed at the Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center in Florida

If you are interested in contacting an inmate at Miami-Dade TGK Correctional Center, there are certain rules you must follow. Contact can be made via mail, phone, and in person during appropriate visitation hours. Here we will cover the mail and phone contact options.

Remember, there are rules in the TGK facility designed to protect all persons involved including your inmate, the staff, and the rest of the inmate population. As long as you follow the rules as we describe them, you will be allowed mail and phone contact with the inmate.

First we'll cover how to go about talking to your inmate on the phone. They can either call you collect or you can set up a prepaid account called an Inmate Family Prepaid Program. GTL is the vendor who can help you with this. They also assist if you ever need to block an inmate call. To open a GTL account and deposit funds contact the company via mail or telephone as described below.

AdvancePay Service Dept.
Department 1722
Denver, Colorado 80291-1722

Phone 1-877-650-4249 or 1-866-230-7761

Customer Service Hours (Central Time)
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

If you are prefer mail contact, you can do that also. But the rules are very strict and must be followed. Below we will give a high level explanation of the mail rules, but you should obtain the full not allowed list and keep it for reference. At TGK all mail is opened and examined. If you break the rules when mailing anything to the inmate, it will be returned to you.

When filling out the envelope you must put your full return address and the inmate's address. The inmate address includes their full name, booking number, cell location, and facility address. Do not leave off any part or write, draw, spray, smear, etc. anything else on the outside of the envelope.

Please remember, we do encourage contact with your inmate, but rules are in place to protect everyone in the facility, including visitors.

Here is a brief look at those unauthorized mail items. Remember to get the list!

  • All published material like magazines, newspaper, and books have to come from the bookstore where purchased or the publisher. Wrapping must have their logo on it.
  • Do not send any sexual material such as pictures or books
  • Pictures should be 8x10 or smaller and have no sexual content or undertones
  • Pictures cannot be polaroid type
  • Never send candy or any food type
  • Don't send sticky substances: stamps, glue, stickers, etc.
  • No sexually oriented published material or pictures of any kind

Just keep your mail clean and simple and there won't be a problem. Write on regular sized paper, don't include sexual material, and don't write on the outside except for the addresses as instructed.

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