Highlands County Juvenile Detention, FL

Updated on: May 01, 2020
Highlands County Juvenile Detention

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Highlands County Juvenile Detention is in Bartow, Florida. Highlands County Juvenile Detention started holding their employee orientation and training classes. It was not until a few months later that inmates started arriving.

Highlands County Juvenile Detention entire goal is to keep a humane, secure, and safe place for inmates and their staff members.

The facility can hold up to 90 inmates (Juvenile). There is an administrative office as well.

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Highlands County Juvenile Detention - General Information

Facility Name: Highlands County Juvenile Detention
Facility Type: County Jail
Address: 2155 Bob Phillips Road, Bartow, FL, 33830
Phone: 863-534-7090
Capacity: 90
Facility Type: Juvenile
City: Bartow
Postal Code: 33830
State: Florida
County: Highlands County

Highlands County Juvenile Detention has their inmate roster public. You can find their inmate roster on the official Highlands 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 Highlands County Juvenile Detention.

In the Highlands County Juvenile Detention, 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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Highlands County Sheriffs Office

Address: 434 Fernleaf Avenue, Sebring, Florida, 33870
Phone: 863-402-7200
Website: http://www.highlandssheriff.org/

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:

Highlands County Juvenile Detention
2155 Bob Phillips Road, Bartow, FL, 33830

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 Highlands County Juvenile Detention 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 Highlands 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 Highlands County Juvenile Detention 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 Highlands County Juvenile Detention 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 Highlands County Juvenile Detention are typically Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

Highlands County Prison Statistics

Highlands County Jail Admissions
Total Jail Admissions 4,363
Total Jail Population 405
Female Jail Population 87
Male Jail Population 323
Highlands County Jail Admissions By Race
Asian Jail Population -
Black Jail Population 116
Latino Jail Population 25
Native Jail Population -
White Jail Population 267
Highlands County Pretrial Jail Population
Pretrial Jail Population 319
Female Pretrial Jail Population 44
Male Pretrial Jail Population 244
Highlands County Jail Held Inmates
Jail Population Held for State Prison 4
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 3
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 8
Jail Population Held for ICE -
Highlands County Prison Admissions
Total Prison Admissions 236
Female Prison Admissions 43
Male Prison Admissions 193
Asian Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions 71
Latino Prison Admissions 28
Native Prison Admissions -
White Prison Admissions 133
Other Prison Admissions 4
Highlands County Prison Population
Total Prison Population 709
Female Prison Population 72
Male Prison Population 637
Highlands County Prison Population By Race
Asian Prison Population -
Black Prison Population 267
Latino Prison Population 84
Native Prison Population -
White Prison Population 351
Other Prison Population 7


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