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Depositing Inmate Funds
Depositing Money into an Inmate's Account: 
 

On July 7, 2014, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office implemented a new inmate accounting software package. Deposits can be made by any method below:

1.      Deposit funds using a credit/debit card over the internet:

-          go to www.smartdeposit.com to create an account to track all of your deposits from the convenience of your home, available 24 hours / 7 days a week

-          keep track of all deposits you have made

-          a convenience fee applies

 

2.      Deposit funds using a credit/debit card over the phone:

-          Call toll-free   (866) 394-0490, available 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday           

-     (A convenience fee applies)

 

3.      Deposit funds using cash and/or a credit/debit card at the new lobby kiosks located at Central County Jail and South County Jail:

-          Central County Jail is located at 2390 Bob Phillips Road, Bartow

Hours: Open 24 hours per day

-          South County Jail is located at 1103 U.S. Hwy 98 West, Frostproof

Hours:  Monday – Sunday, 7:30am -10:30am, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, 5:00pm -7:00pm

-          Lobby kiosks accept cash, MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards

-          a convenience fee applies

 

4.      Send a money order by mail* to:

                  (Inmate’s Name-First, Last) and (Booking Number)

               C/O Polk County Jail

               2390 Bob Phillips Road

               Bartow, FL  33830-3137

*          A 7-day hold will be placed on money orders received on the same day that total over $100.  No personal checks will be accepted.