Frequently Asked Questions


The Hardee County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility is staffed and operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Detention facility administrative personnel can be reached Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 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 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 link below.

Inmate Handbook (English Version)
Inmate Handbook (Spanish Version)

Phone Numbers and Extensions

 Main Number  (863) 767-0873
 Control Room  (863) 767-0873 Ext. 234
 Detention Commander  (863) 767-0873 Ext. 263
 Detention Lieutenant   (863) 767-0873 Ext. 236
 Shift Supervisor  (863) 767-0873 Ext. 265
 Classification  (863) 767-0873 Ext. 236
 Medical Department  (863) 767-0873 Ext. 241