Facility Commander: Captain Tom Laurell
Address: 2390 Bob Phillips Rd. Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-534-6123The Central County Jail (formerly the Annex) was constructed in 1985 and 1988 at a cost of $17.5 million and is designed to house 800 inmates. Current inmate populations include: adult females, adult males, adult trusty inmates, pre-adjudicated youth and direct-filed youth. Pre-adjudicated youth and direct-filed youth are held in separate housing areas away from any adult inmate contact.
The Central County Jail offers various programming to eligible inmates. County operated educational services are offered to both adults and youth in separate buildings. Additionally, life skills, faith based, and substance abuse programs are also available for inmates to attend.
The Inmate Mailroom is also located at the Central County Jail. All inmate mail is processed and distributed through this facility.
A courtroom is provided at the Central County Jail for First Appearance and other hearings. Visitors can watch these proceedings in the lobby of the Central County Jail seven days a week.
For additional information concerning jail inquiries please return to the Security Division tab and feel free to browse.