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The Department of Corrections is dedicated to the secure, humane, corrective and productive detention of individuals incarcerated in Duval County.

For the safety and well-being of all inmates, institutional rules are clearly defined and enforced.

Each facility has a wide offering of programs designed to bring about positive change in the lives of inmates. In addition, the following services are available: medical and dental, religious services, recreation, telephone privileges, visitation, mail delivery and commissary.

In this section you will learn about inmate processing, bond and purge information, visitation, and inmate mail, money and property.

ADA Coordinator for the Department of Corrections
Assistant Chief John Verwey II
John E. Goode Pre-Trial Detention Facility
Support Services
500 E. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202
ADACoordinator@jaxsheriff.org 
Office: 904.630.5765
Fax: 904.630.5825
 

Corrections Facilities and Inmate Visitation

Community Transition Center

451 Catherine Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Google Maps screenshot of Community Transition Center

The Community Transition Center houses county sentenced male and female inmates participating in the Work Furlough program and the Substance Abuse Treatment program (Matrix House) in addition to inmate workers assigned to this facility.

Mailing Address
Inmate’s Name & Jail Number
Community Transition Center
451 Catherine Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
  • Community Transition Center Information (7 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.): 904.630.2856
  • Community Transition Center Information (10:45 p.m. – 7 a.m.): 904.630.2860
  • Community Transition Center Clinic / Medical: 904.358.1960
  • Community Transition Center Watch Lieutenant: 904.630.2808
Inmate Visitation

The first letter of the inmate's last name determines the visitation day. Visits are limited to a maximum of two hours.

Saturday Visitation
  • Female Inmates with a last name that begins with A-J - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Male Inmates with a last name that begins with A-J - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday Visitation
  • Female Inmates with a last name that begins with K-Z - 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Male Inmates with a last name that begins with K-Z - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Jacksonville Re-Entry Center (JREC)

1024 Superior Street, Jacksonville, FL 32254

Google Maps screenshot of JREC

  • 904.630.8600
  • Fax: 904.630.8620

Jail, Pre-Trial Detention Facility

500 E. Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Google Maps screenshot of Pre-Trial Detention Facility

The jail is located in downtown Jacksonville directly behind the Police Memorial Building. This facility houses pre-trial, federal, juvenile, state and county sentenced inmates.

Mailing Address
Inmate’s Name & Jail Number
Pretrial Detention Facility
500 E. Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
  • Jail Clinic/Medical: 904.358.1960
  • Jail Information / Inmate Information: 904.630.7600
  • Jail Mailroom: 904.630.5835
  • Jail Property Room: 904.630.5718
  • Jail Watch Lieutenant: 904.630.5760
  • Other Questions: 904.630.5879
  • Pre-Trial Services: 904.630.8623
Inmate Visitation
  • The first letter of the inmate's last name determines the visitation day.
  • Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Visits are limited to a maximum of two hours on weekdays and on weekends
    • ABC - Sunday
    • DEFG - Monday
    • HIJ - Tuesday
    • KLM - Wednesday
    • NOPQR - Thursday
    • STUV - Friday
    • WXYZ – Saturday

Trusties will not be allowed visitation during their assigned work hours. Juveniles will not be allowed visitation during school hours.

Prison, Montgomery Correctional Center

4727 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218

The prison is located on the Northside of Jacksonville and houses county sentenced and some sentenced male and female inmates.

Mailing address
Inmate’s Name & Jail Number
Montgomery Correctional Center
4727 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, FL 32218
  • Prison Information: 904.766.5076
  • Prison Clinic/Medical: 904.766.5083
  • Prison Watch Commander: 904.766.5048
  • Property and Evidence: 904.588.0005
Inmate Visitation

The first letter of the inmate's last name determines the visitation day. Working inmates will not be allowed visitation during their assigned work hours.

Daily Session Times
  • Visitation: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Two hours on weekdays
  • One hour on weekends
  • First letter of last name
    • A-C - Monday and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month
    • D - Tuesday and the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month
    • E-H - Tuesday and the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month
    • I-K - Wednesday and the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month
    • L-M - Wednesday and the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
    • N-R - Thursday and the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month
    • S - Thursday and the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
    • T-Z - Friday and the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month

Visitation and General Information

Days and times for visitation differ at each facility. Please check the visitation schedule for the particular facility to determine the visiting day for an inmate. The following rules apply at all of the facilities:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older to visit unless you are accompanied by an adult.
  • Visitors 16 years of age or older are required to have identification with them. Acceptable forms of identification include a valid picture ID issued by a federal, state or local government agency and a school identification is acceptable for minors.
  • Minor children of compulsory school age will not be allowed to visit before 2:30 p.m. on scheduled public school days regardless of claims of being home schooled or attendance at a private school. Minor children cannot be left unattended in the public lobby.
  • Visitation will be limited to two visitors (one adult and one child) per inmate per day
  • All visitors must be appropriately dressed. Unacceptable clothing includes, but is not limited to:
    • Clothing revealing the buttocks, breasts, back, stomach (as determined by staff);
    • Headwear;
    • Tight clothing without proper undergarments;
    • Transparent clothing
  • All visitors are subject to search upon entering or leaving the facility.
  • Visitors under the influence of intoxicants or exhibiting unruly behavior will not be allowed to remain in the facility or be permitted to visit, and may be prohibited from entering the facility in the future.
  • Introduction of Contraband into a detention facility is a violation of Florida State Statute FSS 951.22(1), a third degree felony. Violators will be prosecuted.
  • Aiding or assisting a person in escaping, attempting to escape, or that has escaped is a violation of FSS 843.12, a third degree felony. Violators will be prosecuted.

Inmate Processing Information

Intake: When an individual is arrested, they are brought to the jail, also known as the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for processing. The individual's processing (property inventory, booking, medical screening, and cell assignment) must be completed prior to being considered for release or visitation. Intake processing and identification clearance will be completed as soon as possible.

Release: When an inmate has been cleared for release, the inmate will be processed for release as quickly as possible. Sentenced inmates from prison will be transported to the jail for release. Sentenced inmates from Community Transition Center will be released from that facility. Release times at all institutions may vary.

Bond and Purge Information

Cash Bond: To place a cash bond you must bring the full amount of the bond to the public reception area of the jail. The bond must be paid by cash, certified or cashier's check (drawn on a local bank and subject to verification), or United States Postal Money Order made payable to the Office of the Sheriff. NOTE: A bonding agency may post a surety bond in lieu of a cash bond.

Surety Bond: To initiate a surety bond, a bonding agency must be contacted. Bail bond agencies are listed in the phone book or available via an Internet search.

Officers are prohibited from giving advice on selection of bonding agencies. The bonding agency will make the arrangements to have the individual released.

Purge Information: If an individual is incarcerated due to a civil charge, such as a Writ of Attachment, the judge may have set a purge amount. The purge must be paid rated individual to be released. The purge may be paid, during normal business hours, to the Domestic Relations Department, Room 107, located in the courthouse. After normal business hours, the purge may be paid at the jail. The purge must be paid by cash, certified or cashier's check (drawn on a local bank and subject to verification), or by United States Postal Money Order made payable to the Office of the Sheriff.

Inmate Mail, Money and Property

Mail - Mail addressed to an inmate must include the inmate's name, jail number, and the sender's name and address. A postal services officer will inspect all incoming mail for contraband. Mail that is packaged in boxes will not be accepted and envelope sizes cannot be larger than 9 ½” X 12 ½”. Envelopes that have been altered will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender.

Authorized Items Accepted Through the Mail - The only items accepted through the mail are legal and personal letters, post cards and reading materials. Reading materials are restricted as follows: magazines, newspapers and other periodicals/publications will only be accepted by subscription in the inmate's name. Paperback books must be mailed directly from a publisher or bookstore. Hardback books are prohibited at jail and prison. Inmates are limited to four periodicals/publications and two paperback books in their possession. Excess reading materials will not be placed in an inmate's property. Excess reading materials can be mailed out by the inmate. If confiscated, excess reading materials will be disposed of as contraband.

Unauthorized Items – Items received through the mail that are not authorized by the facility will be considered contraband and the entire package can be confiscated for disposal. This includes, but is not limited to: photographs or facsimiles and computer generated reading materials downloaded from the Internet, regardless of content, are not authorized and will be confiscated for disposal. Items sent through the mail that can be purchased through commissary will not be accepted and will be confiscated for disposal. Most inmates housed at a Department of Corrections facility are issued institutional uniforms. Personal clothing will not be accepted for inmates housed at the jail or prison unless the inmate was arrested without clothing.

MONIES – The Department of Corrections utilizes a service known as, Access Secure Deposits which is intended to offer assistance to family members, friends, and loved ones in providing more ways to deposit money into an inmate's account.

Deposits can be made by:

  • Via Internet access to a secure payment website
    • To deposit money into an inmate’s account via in the Internet simply visit the Access Secure Deposit website at www.inmatedeposits.com to set up a private account, with a private User ID and a personal password. The system will help manage deposits to specific to inmates, allowing receipt printing, and provide a history of deposited amounts by inmate and date. Payments made by one of the listed methods will be deposited into the inmate's account within minutes of the transaction confirmation, and may help eliminate delays in funds availability resulting from mail delivery, holidays or weekends.
  • Visa or MasterCard debit or credit card payments;
  • Toll-free telephone payments;
    • To make a payment via telephone please call 1.866.345.1884. This number is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customer Service Representatives will accept deposits quickly and easily from Visa or MasterCard Debit or credit cards, and will provide specific confirmation numbers for deposit tracking.
  • Kiosks are located inside the lobby of the jail, prison, and the Community Transition Center for your convenience where you can also make cash deposits.

Please note: The Department of Corrections staff will not accept cash, cashier’s checks or money orders for deposit into any inmate’s account through the mail or in person. All payments into inmate accounts must be made using the Access Secure Deposits system.

Inmates having no funds available will be provided with basic health and comfort items and writing material and the fee will be debited to their account resulting in a negative account balance. Debts will be collected whenever funds become available, including future incarcerations up to three years.

Work Furlough Inmates at the Community Transition Center - Authorized property may be delivered to the public reception area at the Community Transition Center during regular operation hours. Money and/or property will not be accepted during visitation hours at the Community Transition Center. No items will be accepted for inmates at the facility that can be purchased through commissary.

Prison Rape Elimination Act

It is the policy of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office to comply with the provisions set forth in the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). This policy addresses the prevention, intervention, treatment, investigation, tracking and reporting of inmate/detainee sexual assault/battery and staff sexual misconduct/harassment.

We have a zero tolerance policy for incidents of inmate / detainee-on-inmate / detainee sexual assault / battery and staff sexual misconduct / harassment towards inmate / detainees. We will make every effort to provide all inmate / detainees with a safe, humane, and secure environment, free from the threat of sexual assault / battery and staff misconduct / harassment. As part of the orientation process, inmate / detainees are provided information regarding sexual assault / battery and staff sexual misconduct / harassment. Report of victimization can be made confidentially and/or anonymously, in writing or verbally. We accept any and all reports pertaining to sexual victimization, from inmates, staff, family, attorneys and/or any other third party person. All complaints of sexual assault / battery and staff sexual misconduct / harassment are thoroughly investigated by the appropriate authorities. Information regarding a sexual assault/battery or sexual misconduct/harassment shall be only disclosed to those who need to know for the purpose of investigation, decision making, and/or prosecution. For more information please call 904.630.5724 *The Prison Rape Elimination Act was signed in 2003.

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