Putnam County Jail

Putnam County Jail was originally built in 1936 but was constructed to its current institution in 1987. It is located at 130 Orie Griffin Blvd., Palatka, FL 32177. Their telephone number is (386) 326-6800. The jail has an average daily population of 328 detainees, with an incarceration rate of 4.4% for the county.  The number of inmates who are awaiting Felony Pretrial is 197 and 17 are awaiting Misdemeanor Pretrial.

Locating an inmate

You can find a Putnam County jail log on the sheriff’s website at http://smartweb.pcso.us/smartwebclient/jail.aspx. On the same page, on the left bar, there is also an efficient inmate search tool which can help you locate the county’s present and past detainees.

You can attempt to obtain information on the phone by calling the county’s Department of Corrections, Booking Desk at (386) 329-0854. They will probably be willing to tell you if a specific person is currently in jail. It is hard to believe they will be willing to reveal information on past inmates on the phone.

Another alternative to trace Putnam County arrest records is to turn to the FDLE’s computerized criminal history search tool.  After paying $24, you will be able to view a person’s incarceration history in the entire state.

Finally, you can expand your search to carry out a full Florida inmate search using the FDoC online inquiry tool. The information shown to searchers includes the inmate’s physical attributes, gender, age and mugshot. Searchers can also see the facility in which the detainee is held plus a description of his/her offenses and incarceration history.

Visitation Rights & Rehabilitation Programs

There is currently a Video Visitation program available for inmates to visit with their friends and family members at 2509 Crill Ave., Suite 650 at the Putnam Government Complex. Visitation is Tuesday through Sundays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Video Visitation can be reached at (386) 326-7184. There is also a Commissary Deposit System available to deposit money onto an inmate’s account.

Putnam County Jail offers weekly Drug Awareness Programs, Celebration Recovery, Prison Fellowship and Religious Education. Library and law library program is also offered to detainees.