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Purpose

The purpose of this section is to familiarize the public with the procedures used for carrying out the purchasing function for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.  Any questions that are not answered in this guide can be answered by calling or visiting, the Central Services Bureau, Purchasing Section.

Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Central Services Bureau
Purchasing Section
1891 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
Phone: 863-298-6308

Office Hours –

The Central Services Bureau is open for business from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of legal holidays.  We do ask that Vendors make appointments whenever possible.

 What the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Buys –

The Sheriff’s Office purchases more than 28 million dollars worth of products and services each year.  These purchases range from office supplies, vehicles and emergency equipment to food and clothing for inmates housed at our facilities.  The Purchasing Section welcomes new vendors to supply any and all of these items.

 Who Purchases for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office –

Central Services Bureau/Purchasing Staff Directory:

The following is a list of personnel who may assist you:

Main Number, Purchasing Section863-298-6308863-298-6431
Katy McArthur, CPPB, FCCM, Purchasing Supervisor863-298-6308863-298-6431kmcarthur@polksheriff.org
Cindy Menge, Purchasing Agent863-298-6314863-298-6315CMenge@polksheriff.org
Ashley Provenza, CPPB, FCCM, Purchasing Agent863-298-6364863-298-6365aprovenza@polksheriff.org
Toni Zills, CPPB, FCCM, Purchasing Agent863-614-9015863-688-3044tzills@polksheriff.org

Written Correspondence –

Direct all correspondence to:                                   

Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Central Services Bureau
1891 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33880

How to Become Eligible to sell to the Sheriff’s Office –

All Vendors who are interested in doing business with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office should register with the Purchasing Section. One may register by completing and submitting a Vendor Registration Form.  This Form may be obtained from this web page  and faxed or mailed to the Purchasing Section.  The fax number is 863.298.6431.

Once a completed Vendor Registration Form has been received and approved, the company will be assigned a Vendor Number to be used for specific commodities.  Some of the items and/or services that the PCSO utilizes are:

  • Computer Hardware and Software 
  • Towing Services
  • Repair and Maintenance of Fleet Vehicles
  • Mattresses and bedding for Inmates
  • Crime Scene Supplies
  • Office Furniture
  • Duty Gear
  • Weapons
  • Food Products for Inmates
  • Handcuffs and Leg Irons
  • K-9 Services/Vet
  • Uniforms
  • Prisoner Transportation
  • Professional Services for Inmates
  • Bullet Proof Vests
  • Ammunition
  • Printing Services
  • Office Supplies
 
The Sales Tax Exemption Form can be obtained by selecting Sales Tax Exemption.
 
Written Correspondence –

Direct all correspondence to:                                   

Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Purchasing Section
1891 Jim Keene Blvd.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
 
Authorized Purchases –

Before an order is initiated, all vendors must be sure that a purchase order is approved. Deliveries of materials or services performed without a purchase order may result in an expense which will be the vendors responsibility.