Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

Inmate Services

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Inmate Mail:
You may communicate with an inmate at any time via the U.S. Mail or private delivery service. We receive deliveries Monday through Friday from the U.S. Postal Service. All incoming mail is opened and searched for contraband. All magazines, newspapers, and books must come directly from the publisher. Legal mail received shall be opened in the presence of the inmate to confirm that it is legal mail. Self addressed, stamped envelopes, or stamps are not allowed in the jail. All mail should be addressed as follows or it will be returned to the post office:

Full name, identification (docket) number, housing assignment
Pinellas County Jail
14400 49th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33762-2877

Please note: Inmates are allowed to possess only three 4 x 6 photographs in their housing area.  All incoming letters containing more than three photos, over-sized, or containing items other than paper products will be returned to the sender with entire contents. 

Inmate Money:
The Pinellas County Jail accepts Money Orders for inmates. The Money Order must contain the inmates full name, docket number, and housing assignment. Money orders are accepted 7 days a week at the visitation center.

New! Securely send money or order commissary for an inmate through Money deposits can be made by phone at: 1-866-394-0490 (toll-free), or at a lobby kiosk for a small convenience fee. Visa, MC, and Cash (Kiosk only) accepted. Kiosks are located in the main lobby of the Jail (24/7) and at the visitation center during visitation hours only.

Inmate Phone Usage:
Inmates cannot receive phone calls, however they are allowed to make collect calls.

Attention 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.

♦ Inmate Handbook: English or Spanish

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


E-mail addresses are public record under Florida Law and are not exempt from public-records requirements. If you do not want your e-mail address to be subject to being released pursuant to a public-records request do not send electronic mail to this entity.

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