Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200


The Detention and Corrections Bureau is committed to:

  • Providing a safe and secure environment for inmates and staff
  • Providing jail programs that help inmates with their reorientation to society
  • Enhancing professionalism of the staff through training and educational programs

The Detention and Corrections Bureau of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, commanded by Major Tim Slaughter, is comprised of five major components – Central Division, North Division (which includes Medical), South Division, Support Services Division and the Court Security Division.

Mailing Address:
Pinellas County Jail
14400 49th Street North
Clearwater, FL 33762-2877
(727) 464-6415

Map and directions…

Search “Who’s In Jail” for individuals that have been booked in the Pinellas County Jail.

Inmate Subsistence Fee

  1. In accordance with FSS 951.033, it is the policy of the Detention and Corrections Bureau to have inmates defray the cost of their incarceration to help alleviate the increasing financial burden of housing inmates.
  2. All non-federal inmates booked into the Pinellas County Jail will be charged $20.00 to cover administrative costs with the following exceptions:

a. Detainees in an “in-transit” status for another agency or jurisdiction.
b. Department of Corrections inmates brought back to Pinellas County by the State Attorney or Public Defender on writs of testificandum or inmates returning on writs of prosequemdum (pro se inmates) only.
c. Walk-through, Paperwork Only and Marchman Acts.

The Pinellas County Jail is located on 54 acres of land in central Pinellas County, off 49th Street, between Ulmerton Rd. and Roosevelt Blvd., and adjacent to the Criminal Justice Center. The jail complex provided housing for an average daily population of 2,993 for 2012, including pre-trial and sentenced offenders.  The Pinellas County Jail is the 28th largest jail in the nation.

Booking statistics for 2011:                             Booking statistics for 2012:

47,376 – Booking total                                          46,198 – Booking total

130 – Average daily Bookings                             128 – Average daily Bookings

Release Statistics for 2011:                              Release Statistics for 2012:

47,479 – Inmates Released                                 46,681 – Inmates Released

130 – Average daily releases                              128 – Average daily releases

The current total capacity of the jail is 4,389 beds.  In 2012, the average length of stay per inmate was 24 days.  County-sentenced inmates’ average length of stay was 49 days.

OMC Drop-Boxes

Operation Medicine Cabinet

Drop off your expired or unused medications during business hours at Operation Medicine Cabinet drop boxes located at two Sheriff’s Office locations:

The Sheriff’s Administration Building
10750 Ulmerton Rd.

The Sheriff’s North District Office at
737 Louden Avenue

More Information

When To Call

In Florida, simply dialing 9-1-1 in an emergency connects you to EMS, law enforcement, and the fire rescue.

The 9-1-1 system is for emergencies only – serious vehicle crashes, critical medical situations, crimes in progress, or fire.

Do not call 9-1-1 for non emergency transportation.

If you are unsure if your situation is a true emergency, officials recommend that you let the call taker determine if you need emergency help.


10750 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33778

Mailing address:
PO Drawer 2500
Largo, FL 33779-2500

Phone: (727) 582-6200
Emergency: 9 1 1


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Instead, contact this office by telephone or in writing, via the United States Postal Service.