Joseph V. Conte Facility

The Joseph V. Conte Facility is located in Pompano Beach, Florida. It is operated by the Broward County Sheriff's Department and houses adult men who have been arrested by local county or municipal law enforcement. The facility houses 1,328 inmates.

The Joseph V. Conte Facility Bureau is one of five jail facilities in Broward County. The others are the Main Jail Bureau, the North Broward Bureau, the Central Intake Bureau, and the Paul Rein Facility.

This jail is a male, medium-custody facility housing mainly inmates awaiting trial. Conte is a direct supervision facility, which means that deputies are stationed inside the housing units and interact directly with inmates. 

Inmate Search

To find out if your loved one is being held at the Broward County Joseph V. Conte Facility, click here, call the jail at (954) 831-5900, 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.

How To Bond Someone Out

Information about an arrestee's charge(s) and bond is available online through an Arrest Search. You can also call (954) 831-5900.  For more information about bonds in Broward County, click here.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

In-person inmate visitation is no longer available at any of the Broward County jail facilities, including the Joseph V. Conte Facility. All visits are conducted off-site at the Video Visitation Center or remotely by using your Smartphone. 

To sign up and schedule an appointment, please visit the Video Visitation Center at 3700 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Florida 33311 or go to

All visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance, and all visitors must register online. Go to for rules, schedule times and availability.

Video Visitation Center schedule start times for the Joseph V. Conte Facility are 7:45 am to 1:45 pm and 3:45 pm to 9:45 pm, seven days a week. All inmates receive two one-hour visits per week via the Visitation Center.

Visits may be scheduled for any available appointment times. Visits at the Video Visitation Center are free of charge and will last up to one hour. Remote Visits are $5 for a 30 minute visit, and will end automatically at the end of the 30 minutes. 

Video Visit Rules

All visits are recorded and are subject to being monitored. 

Video or audio recording, screenshots or photographing of any portion of a remote or visitation center visit is strictly prohibited and will result in a permanent suspension/revocation of visitation privileges. 

Video or audio recordings, screenshots, photographing and social media posting of any kind pertaining to your remote/visitation center visit is strictly prohibited and will result in permanent suspension/revocation of visitation privileges by the visitor.

  • Available visitation times will be shown at the time of scheduling.
  • You must check in 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time. 
  • No more than two approved visitors are allowed to visit at a time. Minors under the age of 18 and infants are considered visitors and must have proper documentation.
  • All visitors must properly identify themselves upon arriving at the Video Visitation Center. Government Issued Picture I.D. is required. 
  • Visitors appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be admitted into the video visitation area. 
  • Proper attire is required at all times. Shoes and shirts must be worn; suggestive clothing, see-through fabrics, halter or tube type tops, tank tops, short shorts and mini-skirts will not be permitted.
  • Cell phones and electronic devices are prohibited inside the video visitation area. They MUST be turned OFF and secured in a locker. 
  • During your visit, you must remain at your visitation booth. Walking around the video visitation area or switching visitation booths is prohibited. 
  • Respect other visitors at all times. 
  • Smoking, chewing gum, eating, or drinking are not permitted in the video visitation area.

Physical Address

Joseph V. Conte Facility
1351 NW 27th Ave.
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

(954) 831-5900

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Broward County Joseph V. Conte Facility
Inmate First and Last Name, Inmate ID #
PO Box 407016
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340-7016

All routine incoming mail must be in the form of an acceptable pre-stamped postcard. Any mail not meeting acceptable criteria will be returned.

Acceptable postcard forms: Postcards must be pre-stamped and at least 3 ½ x 5 inches. The maximum size allowed is 4 ¼ x 6 inches. Writing must be in blue or black ink.

Unacceptable postcard forms: 

  • Defaced or altered cards
  • Plastic or wrappings on the cards
  • Postcards marked with paint, crayons, watermarks, or stains; postcards with any biohazards to include lipstick or perfumes
  • Postcards depicting nudity; explicit images of sexual activity, suggestive content, weapons, coded messages, or gang references; money, labels, or stickers attached to the postcard
  • Images or the likeness of the recipient inmate or other inmate(s)
  • Oversized postcards; fold over multi-layered postcards; and imprinted holograms onto postcards.

All photos mailed in must be printed on the actual postcards. Photos attached (glued, stapled, paper clipped, etc.) to a postcard in any way will not be accepted.

How to Call an Inmate

Inmates at the Joseph V. Conte Facility cannot receive incoming phone calls, however, they have access to phones and can make outgoing calls from the inmate housing area. 

If you are having trouble receiving calls from an inmate at any Broward County Detention Facility, would like to request a BLOCK or UNBLOCK on your phone, or have a question about how to setup a DIRECT BILL or PREPAID account, please contact Securus Technologies at 1-877-800-5729 or visit

How to Send Money

Family and Friends can make deposits to an inmate's account at the Joseph V. Conte Facility by using the lobby kiosks at any of the four locations listed below. These deposits must be cash only (all of these locations have ATM machines). Lobby hours for deposits are 7:15 am – 10:00 pm.

The Joseph V. Conte Facility
1351 NW 27th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Main Jail Bureau
555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Paul Rein Detention Facility
2421 NW 16th Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

North Broward Bureau
1550 NW 30th Avenue
Pompano Beach, FL 33069

Western Union

Family and Friends can use Western Union to send deposits Online. Western Union accepts Credit Cards, and you can get started by clicking here.

Western Union Quick Collect at

  • Click on Bill Pay and choose Correctional Facility Options

Cash payments can be made at a participating Western Union Agent location or you can pay using a credit or debit card by calling 1-800-634-3422 or online at

For each Commissary Quick Collect transaction the following information must be provided:

  • Pay to: Sheriff of Broward County
  • Code city & state: CANTEEN, FL
  • Account number: Inmate's name and arrest number
  • Attention: Inmate's name, date of birth and purpose: commissary

Money Orders

You can mail a money order directly to the jail using the following address:

Joseph V. Conte Facility
Inmate First and Last Name, Inmate ID #
PO Box 407016
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340-7016

Care Packages

Care Packs can be purchased with cash using  the kiosks located in the jail facility lobbies. Care Pack purchases are restricted to one per week.

Programs For Inmates

The Joseph V. Conte Facility is program intensive and includes 30-day substance abuse programs, as well as various educational programs.

A variety of programs and services are available to inmates, including:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
  • Cocaine Anonymous
  • GED Preparation & Testing
  • Library Services
  • Life Skills Program
  • Medical Services
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
  • Pre-Release Planning
  • Religious Services & Counseling
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Training
  • Substance Abuse Program
  • Veterans Group
  • Work Release Program

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Careers at Joseph V. Conte Facility

If you are interested in a career with the Broward County Sheriff's Department and would like more information about the job openings at the Joseph V. Conte Facility, click here.