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Support Division 
The Support Division, commanded
consists of two Bureaus;
Court and Support Services,
and Intake and Records.
Support Division Office is located:
Lawrence W. Crow Jr. Building 
455 N. Broadway Ave.
Bartow, FL 33830


Court & Support Services Bureau
Bureau Captain Tom Brabant

Transportation Unit                                   Sgt. Ronald Smith

Court Security Section
Lt. Phillip Petote

Bailiff Squad #1
Bailiff Squad #2
Bailiff Squad #3
Court Holding Unit

Food Service Section
Mr. Richard Schreck

Court Process Section
Lt. Dan Hostetler

Central County Jail Unit West Unit
South County Jail Unit East Unit
  Civilian Unit
Intake and Records Bureau
Bureau Captain Tom Laurell

Inmate Records Section
Administrator DeAnna Williams

The Inmate Records Section consists of the Classifications Unit and the Objective Classifications Unit.

The Classifications Unit is responsible for the maintenance of all inmate files throughout their incarceration. All time credits are calculated and all court documents are placed in the inmate's file. The Objective Classifications Unit assesses each inmate that has extended time in the Polk County Jail to determine their custody levels and continually reassess them when incidents occur that may change their level. Inmate charge information can be obtained by dialing 863.534.6306.


Inmate Intake Section & Inmate Work Program
Lt. Tamara Pickles

The inmate Intake Section consists of 4 booking squads of certified detention deputies, supervised by detention sergeants, working at the Central Booking facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Central Booking is located at 455 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida, at the Lawrence W. Crow, Jr. building. Intake information may be obtained by dialing 863.534.6300 or via the inquiry tab at the top of this page. 

The facility processes all arrestees or inmates that enter into the Polk County Jail.The Intake Records Specialists generate a hard file and a computer file on all inmates at the time of booking. They also complete a book out process for all inmates before they leave the Polk County Jail.