DeSoto County Jail, FL

Updated on: May 24, 2020
DeSoto County Jail

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DeSoto County Jail is in Arcadia, Florida. DeSoto County Jail started holding their employee orientation and training classes. It was not until a few months later that inmates started arriving.

DeSoto County Jail entire goal is to keep a humane, secure, and safe place for inmates and their staff members.

The facility can hold inmates (Adult). There is an administrative office as well.

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DeSoto County Jail - General Information

Facility Name: DeSoto County Jail
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 208 East Cypress Street, Arcadia, FL, 34266
Phone: 863-993-4710
Facility Type: Adult
City: Arcadia
Postal Code: 34266
State: Florida
County: DeSoto County
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DeSoto County Jail has their inmate roster public. You can find their inmate roster on the official DeSoto County Sheriff’s website. You can search the inmate roster by the inmates name, the charge they are being charged with (or already charged with), or by the how many numbers of days they’ve been in the DeSoto County Jail.

In the DeSoto County Jail, you can find their name, mugshot, the charge they are in on, date of birth, and other personal identifying information. From here, you can schedule visitation too.

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Desoto County Sheriffs Department / Desoto County Jail

Address: 208 East Cypress Street, Arcadia, Florida, 34266
Phone: 863-993-4710

Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive mail. All mail is scanned into the Smart Communications system and then available to the inmates.

To send mail, you will need to use the following address:

DeSoto County Jail
208 East Cypress Street, Arcadia, FL, 34266

The inmates then will be able to check their mail at the inmate kiosks. This is to keep both staff and inmates safe from things that people try and sneak into letters, postcards, and other postal mail.

However, inmates can still choose to send letters through the snail mail, but many inmates prefer to use the Smart Communications system to send an email because it is faster.

Both inmates and their family and friends must pay $0.50 per message. It also costs $1 for inmate’s family and friends to send a photograph. Inmates are not permitted to print out photographs.

Sending Money

You can send money to inmates in DeSoto County Jail a few different ways.


You can contact Keefe Commissary at this phone number 866-345-1884. You can also add money by contacting Correct Solutions at the phone number 877-618-3516.


If you are close to the jail, you can come in to the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Lobby from 7am to 11pm minus holidays.


The last way you can send money is by going online and setting up an account with Access Corrections. There is a fee involved with this service.

Phone calls

Inmates in DeSoto County Jail can call you. You cannot call inmates. All calls going out of the prison are collect calls. You are responsible for paying. Inmates must know the phone numbers off the top of their head. They do not have a list of numbers or an address book.


Jail clerks are no longer in charge of setting up visitation appointments. In order to visit, you must have a government ID. There are only four people allowed to visit at one time.

Depending on what pod the inmate is being held in, visitation can be between 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM. Each housing pod has two designated visitation times.

All visitors in DeSoto County Jail need to be registered, even children. You must call and schedule an appointment with 24 hours of the visit. You can also schedule visitation times online too.

Video visitation is available too. Video visitation is through Smart Communications.

Visiting Hours

Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

The visiting starts in first in, first out type of fashion. No new visitors will be allowed in 45 minutes before the end of the visit day. 45 minutes before the end of the visit day officers start escorting those who were first in out of the visitor room.

How Often Can I Visit?

You are only permitted one visit a week. Visitation days in DeSoto County Jail are typically Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

DeSoto County Prison Statistics

DeSoto County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions 2,020
Total Jail Population 172
Female Jail Population 31
Male Jail Population 122
DeSoto County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 36
Latino Jail Population 31
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 86
DeSoto County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population 111
Female Pretrial Jail Population 14
Male Pretrial Jail Population 107
DeSoto County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison 18
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 24
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 14
Jail Population Held for ICE -
DeSoto County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions 84
Female Prison Admissions 13
Male Prison Admissions 71
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 15
Latino Prison Admissions 13
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 55
Other Prison Admissions 1
DeSoto County Prison Population
Total Prison Population 252
Female Prison Population 25
Male Prison Population 227
DeSoto County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 83
Latino Prison Population 40
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 127
Other Prison Population 2


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