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The Hardee County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility is staffed and operated 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. The Detention Facility never closes.

Phone Numbers and Extentions

Main Number (863) 767-9042
Control Room 234
Detention Administrator 222
Detention Lieutenant 263
Shift Supervisor 265
Classification 236
Medical Department 241

Email Addresses

Administrative Personnel  
Captain A. Rigney, Sr.
Lieutenant H. Stone
(Classification) Corporal E. Harrison
Shift Supervisors  
Sergeant W. Cartwright
Sergeant R. Muse
Sergeant C. Taylor
Sergeant M. Money
Medical Department  
R.N. D. Sanders
L.P.N.  M. Ramirez
Nurse  S. Peeler

Detention Facility Administrative personnel can be reached Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. All Administrative Staff, Shift Supervisors and Nurses can be reached by email for assistance in answering your questions.

All Detention Facility Staff Members are not authorized to forward or pass along messages to inmates. Family members, friends and inmates will need to utilize regular Mail Correspondence or Telephone Communications for this type of activity.

Detention Deputies are asked numerous questions on a daily basis by family members, friends and inmates concerning all aspects of being arrested and incarcerated in the Hardee County Detention Facility. Most of these questions can be answered by reviewing the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility “Inmate Handbook”.

To review the Detention Facility’s “Inmate Handbook” select the appropriate link from the menu on the left side.

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