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The Hardee County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility provides inmates with programs that are designed to facilitate an inmate’s personal needs for Self-improvement.
Corporal Douglas supervises, coordinates and oversees Inmate Programs to include:
The Inmate Library Program:
The Inmate Library Program provides inmates the ability to check out various types and categories of “Soft Back” library books.
The Library Books are purchased through the “Inmate Trust Fund: or donated to the Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility by private individuals, religious organizations or other entities.
The Adult Education Program:
The Adult Education Program is operated and staffed by an Education from South Florida Community College.
The Adult Education program provides those inmates who are eligible, qualify and are approved to attend, the ability to attend Adult Education Classes for self-improvement.
The Inmate Trusty Program:
The Inmate Trusty Program is limited to those inmates who have been sentenced to the Hardee County Detention Facility.
The Inmate Trusty Program provides those inmates who are eligible, qualify and are approved the ability to learn and perform job related tasks for County entities or non-profit organizations.
The inmates in accordance with Florida State Statute spend less time in the Detention Facility on their sentence by earning “Gain Time” for learning and performing job related tasks.