The Inmate Intake Section- Lieutenant Henry
The Inmate Intake Section consists of four booking squads working at the Central Booking facility 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.
Central Booking is located at 455 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, at the Lawrence W. Crow, Jr., building. This facility processes all the 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.
In 2010, 30,306 inmates were booked into the Polk County Jail, and 29,888 inmates were booked out. Also in 2010, 994 warrants were served by detention deputies working in Central Booking and over 46 million dollars was processed from cash bonds, surety bonds, purges, etc.