Citrus County Detention Facility

The Citrus County Detention Facility is located in Lecanto, Florida. It is a private facility operated by CoreCivic that houses adult men and women who have been arrested on misdemeanor or felony charges by local county or municipal law enforcement.

The inmates housed at the jail are pre-trial status, sentenced to the jail or Department of Corrections, or ICE detainees. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in Charlotte County, click here, call the jail at 352-527-3332, or use VINE. Be prepared to provide the inmate’s full name and date of birth when using the VINE website.

Florida VINE

The Florida VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can search for information regarding the custody status of their offender, and to register to receive phone calls and e-mail notifications when the offender’s custody status changes. 

This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status. Click this link to register.

Inmates being held for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC), or charges from other counties will not be found by going to the VINE Link above. You will have to call the jail.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Please call the jail for visiting hours and information.

The Citrus County Detention Facility uses Jpay Video Connect for video visits. To use the service, you must first schedule a session and have it approved by the jail, a process that can be done with the calendar function on Video visitation requires a working webcam, microphone, and speakers on a computer or smartphone.

Physical Address

Citrus County Detention Facility
2604 W. Woodland Ridge Drive
Lecanto, FL 34461

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Citrus County Detention Facility
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2604 W. Woodland Ridge Drive
Lecanto, FL 34461

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Charlotte County Jail cannot receive incoming phone calls, however, they have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. Phone calls are recorded and may be monitored at any time.

How to Send Money

The Citrus County Detention Facility uses JPay for all inmate deposits. Click here to send money to your inmate for commissary, or to send an email and videograms.

Programs For Inmates

Education and life skills programs are provided to inmates at the Citrus County Detention Facility.

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Careers at Citrus County Detention Facility

If you are interested in a career with CoreCivic and would like more information about the job openings at the Citrus County Detention Facility, click here.

Correctional officers at this facility earn between $17.04 and $18.93 per hour, plus benefits that include PTO & paid holidays, paid job training, and other great incentives. 

The routine duties of a Correctional Officer are to maintain order and provide for the safety, security, care, and direct supervision of those in your care during all phases of activity in the facility.

You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma, GED certification, or equivalent. You must also complete pre-service correctional officer training.