Hendry County Jail

The Hendry County Jail is located in Labelle, Florida. This facility is operated by the Hendry County Sheriff's Office, and houses adult men and women who have been arrested by local county or municipal law enforcement. 

The jail receives the majority of its bookings from the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, Clewiston Police Department, and Florida Highway Patrol. The jail’s average daily population is approximately 239 inmates.

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held in Hendry County, click here, call the jail at 863-674-5600, or use VINE (see below). 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.

Bonding someone out of the Hendry County Jail

The method (cash/surety) and amount of money needed for bonding someone out of the Hendry County Jail depends on their charges. Most crimes, but not all crimes, are bondable offenses.

When you pay a cash bond, it is refunded to you when all court appearances have been made and the case is discharged, dismissed, or a not guilty verdict rendered. If the arrestee fails to appear or is found guilty, the money will be forfeited. 

When you use a Bail Bondsman for a surety bond, you will not get a refund.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

The Hendry County Jail has visitation Monday thru Thursday, from 5pm to 9:30pm. All visits are conducted via video link. Visitors can go to the visitation center, which is located across the street from the jail in LaBelle. Or, if the visitor has a webcam on their computer or smartphone, they can visit from their home. 

Inmates are allowed four, free 30-minute visits Monday thru Thursday -- no more than one free visit per day.  Visits on Fridays are charged at a rate of $7.50 + service charge per 30 minute visit.  

You must register online at www.telmate.com, or at one of the kiosks located in the lobby of the visitation center and the Sheriff’s Office. Once you have registered you will be allowed to schedule a visit if the inmate has placed you on their visitation list. 

All Visitation Requirements listed below must be followed in order for you to visit with your inmate at the Hendry County Jail.

  • Visitors must arrive at the visitation center at least 30 minutes prior to sign in.
  • Visitors must be on the inmate's visitation list.
  • Visitors must have picture I.D. that contains current address & Date of Birth
  • Juveniles (12-17) must have proof of age (birth certificate) and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. (Both the adult & juvenile must be on the visitation list)


Purses, Cell Phones, etc, must be left in your vehicle. Food, Drinks & Tobacco in any form are strictly prohibited. Once you enter the visitation area – you are not permitted to leave and return. If you leave, your visit is over.

Visitors can leave money in the Inmate's canteen account by using the kiosk located in the lobby. The kiosk accepts cash, credit cards, or debit cards.

Dress Code

Visitation clothing must not be revealing in any way. Shorts, skirts, and dresses must be at least knee length. All shirts (blouses) must have sleeves, cannot show stomach area and cannot be see-through.

Physical Address

Hendry County Jail
101 S.Bridge Street
LaBelle, FL 33935

Driving Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/W4WxP8y4MUkMxEPc9

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Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate/Detainee Name & ID Number
Hendry County Jail
P.O. Box 579
Labelle, FL 33975

The following items are prohibited in inmate mail:

  • Polaroid pictures with backing
  • Stationary, envelopes, or greeting cards
  • Pamphlets, paper clips, wire, staples, spiral bindings, pens or pencils
  • Food items, lottery tickets, musical items, balloons, jewelry, etc.
  • Personal ID cards
  • Heavy crayon, ink drawings, glitter, foil, cloth or clothing material or leather
  • String, buttons, bows, ribbons and any similar items
  • Currency, money orders, or checks addressed to the inmate (money order information is available in the "how to send money" section)


Books must be mailed by the publishing company or distributor. They must be paperbacks—no hard covers allowed. Books that are pornographic or pose a threat to the security and safety of the jail will not be accepted. 


A maximum of five photographs may be mailed to the inmate at one time.  Picture/photo rules are as follows:

  • No Polaroid photographs
  • No photos larger than 4x6
  • No photos or pictures that are pornographic, nude, suggestive, showing gangs, gang tattoos, or hand gestures (signs)

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Hendry 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.

The inmate telephone system is operated by Telmate. You may contact them at 1-866-516-0115 to set up an account or go online at www.telmate.com.

How to Send Money

Money orders can be mailed to an inmate at the Hendry county jail. However, they must be made out to the jail with the inmate’s name at the bottom. Mail your money order to the following address:

Inmate/Detainee Name & ID Number
Hendry County Jail
P.O. Box 579
Labelle, FL 33975

Money can also be added to an inmate's commissary account by using cash or a credit card via the kiosk in the lobby of the jail in LaBelle and in the lobby of the substation in Clewiston.  

Money can also be added by credit card by calling Telmate at 1-866-516-0115 or visiting www.gettingout.com

Programs For Inmates

Inmate religious services at the Hendry County Jail coordinate with several different churches in the LaBelle and Fort Myers areas.  The jail offers a variety of daily services for both men and women and English and Spanish speaking inmates.

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Careers at Hendry County Jail

If you are interested in a career with the Hendry County Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Hendry County Jail, click here.

The Detention Deputy position requires that applicants possess a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Correctional Certification. Applicants who have completed a Law Enforcement/Corrections training academy, but who have not yet been certified by FDLE will also be considered eligible for this position. 

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements as set forth by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission in order to be considered. These include:

  • Good moral character  
  • Crime free with no recent drug use  
  • Ability to perform essential functions of a certified Detention Deputy  
  • Ability to communicate, orally and in writing  
  • Ability to look beyond surface issues to identify and analyze problems and develop effective responses and solutions to resolve such problems.  

Detention Deputies are part of a 24-hour-cycle shift, with non-traditional work hours.