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Broward County Jail

Some times bad things happen to good people. In 2007, there were 1,765,707 criminal arrests made in Broward County. The major cities of Broward County are: Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, and Pompano Beach. If you or a loved one has been arrested for a crime in Broward County you need to contact a criminal defense attorney immediately.

Those arrested in Broward County awaiting trial are held in the Broward County jail. Also, those that have been found guilty of traffic crimes, DUIs, or misdemeanors who are sentenced to a jail term of less than a year serve their time in the Broward County jail. On average, this facility has a daily population of inmates of over 4,600.

The Broward County Jail contact information is listed below:

Broward County Jail
Main Jail
555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301
Phone: 954.831.5900

In order to search Broward County Jail inmate information click here: Inmate Search.

If you are unable to find the inmate that you are looking for in the Broward County Jail inmate search, it may be because the inmate has bonded out pre trial, or was sentenced to a prison term. Prison terms are sentences of more than a year that are given for felonies.

Prison terms are served in the Florida State prison system. In order to search the Florida Department of Corrections prison inmate information click here: Inmate Population Information Search.

Going to a Court as a criminal defendant can be very intimidating. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Broward County, you need a lawyer that is familiar with the Broward Court system to guide, advise and defend you.

Click here to contact an Broward County criminal defense lawyer now.