Duval County Jail: Tracing Inmates
Duval County Jail has three separate correctional facilities. The first is John E. Goode Pre-Trial Detention Facility. It is located at 500 East Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 (phone no. 904-630-5747) and has has a capacity of 2,189 inmates, both male and female.
The second is Montgomery Correctional Center, which is located at 4727 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218 (904-766-5076). It is divided into three units: the Northern Unit which houses sentenced males only with a capacity of 440 inmates; the South Unit which houses sentenced and unsentenced females with a capacity of 160 inmates and an annex building which can house up to 48 male inmates.
The third facility is the Community Transition Center located at 451 Catherine Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904-630-2856). It was built to house up to 300 male and female detainees.
All in all, the average daily population in all three facilities combined is approximately 3,900. Most detainees will be housed in the Pre-Trial Detention Facility until they are released or convicted of a crime. If they are convicted, they will then be moved to either of the two remaining detention facilities or to a state prison.
Carrying out a Duval County Inmate Search
The most recommended way to find an inmate in the county is calling each one of its three correctional facilities. For example, if you are looking for pre-trial detainees, you had better contact John E. Goode Pre-Trial Detention Facility.
Those who are interested in tracing Duval County arrest records on the internet should refer to the sheriff's electronic inmate look up tool. This search mechanism is very simple. You will be asked to fill in the person's name, his or her jail number or JSO ID. You will get the following details: the inmate's full name, physical description, age, gender, booking and release date, bail information, next court date and visitation rights. Further details include the arresting agency and charge information.
You may also opt for a much broader inmate search and get results which cover all of Florida county jails and prisons. There are two electronic databases you should refer to:
- The FDLE Criminal History Search (https://cchinet.fdle.state.fl.us/search/app/default?2) displays arrest records from all over the states, so you can find out if a person you know has ever been incarcerated. This database is not offered for free. You will have to open an account and pay $24.00 for each search you are going to do.
- The FDC has a free offender search tool (http://www.dc.state.fl.us/OffenderSearch/InmateInfoMenu.aspx) through which you can obtain electronic copies of Florida prison records. These records consist of current inmates in the state's correctional facilities, past inmates, supervised population and absconders.
Visitation Rights & Rehabilitation Programs
All three correctional facilities in Duval County have individual detailed Visitation Schedules, Rules and Regulations you can read about at https://www.jaxsheriff.org/
Duval County Jails offer weekly Narcotics and Alcoholic Anonymous meetings, Batterers Intervention, teamwork and communication classes, Literacy Programs, Mental Health Program, parenting skills, nutrition classes and General Education Development (GED). The Inmate Work Program assigns detainees to work throughout the county and saves the taxpayers more than $1,000,000 per year.