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.
Pinellas County Jail
14400 49th Street North
Clearwater, FL 33762-2877
Search “Who’s In Jail” for individuals that have been booked in the Pinellas County Jail.
Inmate Subsistence Fee
- 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.
- 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.