The Polk County South Jail is licensed as a Class III Jail. The facility can hold up to 1776 inmates at any given time. The Polk County South Jail is operated under the Florida Department of Corrections as a secure detention center. The facility houses both pre-trial and sentenced inmates.
The Polk County South Jail first opened back in 1982. The second floor of the facility is the Law Enforcement Addition, which also had the Sheriff’s Office and alongside the 911 Dispatch Center.
In 2017, the facility saw yet another new addition. This new addition was to the courthouse and the detention center. This addition consists of another 19 detention beds added, a bigger intake section, office space for the sheriff’s office and jail, and a video visitation area.
The Jail Administrator has the job of supervising the operation of the facility. The Jail Administrator has the help of the Jail Programmer, eleven full-time correctional staff, and four Sergeants.
The Polk County South Jail offers its inmates a wide variety of programs and services. These programs and services include the following:
- GED Prep
- Other Educational Opportunities
- Library Services
- Chemical Abuse Counseling
- Recreational Activities
- Religious Guidance
The Polk County South Jail houses pre-trial, sentenced, work release, and STS inmates. STS is a program that is court ordered. This is where inmates can venture off in the community to work on a variety of service projects. The facility only houses adult male and adult female inmates.
Polk County Sheriffs Office
|Address:||455 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida, 33830|
Inmate Mailing Address
Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Polk County South Jail
1103 US Hwy 98 West, Frostproof, FL, 33843
Polk County South Jail Prison Information
|Jail Name||Polk County South Jail|
|Jail Type||County Jail|
|Location||1103 US Hwy 98 West, Frostproof, FL, 33843|
|Sunday||7:30 Am to 2:30 PM|
|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|