Collier County Jail – Naples, FL

Collier County Jail is in Collier County, FL and is the correctional facility for this area. Know somebody incarcerated at Collier County Jail? This guide tells you information about everything you might want to know about Collier County Jailsuch as the following: How to locate an inmate at Collier County Jail. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bail and how to get out of jail. Intake procedures. Court information and records. And much more…

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The chance of going to jail is a scary and daunting situation, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The purpose of this guide is to offer information you need to make getting locked up a little less stressful. If you have questions, just ask them, and also any tips or comments that could be a benefit to others would be welcome.

General Information

Address

Collier County Jail
3319 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL 34112

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number: (239) 774-4434
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you have a family member or friend that has gone to jail and want to find them?

Do you know someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find out where they are?

In order to look up who’s in jail at Collier County Jail you should visit their website and use the inmate search.

Inmate Lookup

The Collier County Jail Inmate Roster is an online list of people who have been arrested, including custody status, bail amount (if applicable), and schedule for visitation. You can find the same information on anybody arrested and booked or released in the past 24 hour period. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You will be able to find their inmate information more quickly if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, birth date, or arrest number.

If your friend or loved one is in another jail you will want to check the other Florida county jails in our Florida County Jail Guide: Other County Jails in Florida


Mugshots

A mugshot, also called a intake photo, is a photograph that the police take during jail intake processing. A mugshot is make of one face photo and a side-view photo. Your name and jail ID number will appear on the mugshot, and they’re on file at the jail.

View Mugshots

Mugshots can be viewed online, or you can view them at the Collier County Jail. When viewing online you need to input the prisoner’s first and last name, and the arrest date, if you have one.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Want to get your mugshot taken down from the Collier County Jail website? This may not be possible, because your mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot removed you will need to file a Petition to Expunge in court. What this means is that all of your arrest records would be sealed, and will not be available to the public. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.

Read our indepth tutorial about removing your mugshot, the various websites with mugshots, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

Of course, if you’re in jail, your main thought is about how to get out. After booking, your bail amount will be determined either by bail schedule or magistrate. If no bail is set this might mean that you will either be released, or you don’t get released while you wait for your court date.

If you are are released you are required to promise to show up for court, and you are required not to leave town.

Usually, an inmate are given time off for good behavior when they follow the rules and don’t cause any problems while in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you might be given work release detail. You will have to stay the jail at the end of the day when you’re finished with work, or you could have the chance to move into a halfway house instead of the jail.

Bail

Bail is money that you have to pay in order to be released from jail until your court date. Your bail amount depends on how serious your crime is. Someone you know will need to pay to the courts 10% of the amount set in order for you to be released from jail. If you don’t show up for court, whoever put up your bail money will lose that money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

To find out someone’s bail amount you will have to call the Collier County Jail or the County Courthouse. If know the pertinent information, such as name, address and date of birth, they’ll be able to let you know how much their bail is. Also, you can see the bail amount on the Collier County Jail site.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Having to get someone out of jail is no fun, but in some cases, it’s very simple to do. First, find out if they have a “Cash Bond Only” situation. If it is, you will not be able to use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail can’t take checks. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the person will be released into your care. If this person doesn’t violate any of the terms of their release, the bail money you posted will be returned to you.

Bail Bondsman

If their bail has been set too high, of if you can’t pay it, you will need to use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen will generally charge a fee of 10-15% of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and sometimes with a minimum charge of $100. The amount you pay to the bondsman is non-refundable and is typically cash only. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bail bondsman will request to use assets as collateral.

You can find a bail bondsman click here: Find a bail bondsman at Collier County Jail

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Time Off For Good Behavior
  • Work Release Programs
  • Released For Time Served
  • Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Released On House Arrest
  • Be Released on Your Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake procedure takes you through these steps:

  • You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • First, have to answer a bunch of questions, such as your legal name, your address, date of birth and a contact person.
  • They’ll also ask you about your medical and mental history.
  • You will be given an inmate ID number.
  • Your fingerprints will be taken.
  • You will get your mugshot taken.
  • Any property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you are released.
  • They will allow you to use the telephone in order to call family, friends, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released quickly, you might get to keep wearing street clothes, if not you will be issued a jail uniform.

Have you ever been arrested and gone through the jail intake procedure? If you have, you should tell our readers about your experience. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How were you treated? Can you share any things that might help others make it through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will get released from jail. This process will take anywhere from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also can depend on whether you have a cash bond amount or if a magistrate has to determine how much your bail will be. For minor offenses, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and are given a release date, you should expect to get discharged in the morning.

How To Turn Yourself In

If you have a, or if you need to start a jail sentence, it is highly advisable that you follow the rules and turn yourself in. For a warrant, go down to the jail reception area, and tell the intake officer that you think there is an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. The officer will verify that you have an outstanding arrest warrant, and if they verify that you have one, they will take you into custody. If it is for a jail sentence, report on the date and time that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Ensure that you don’t show up late. Just bring approved items with you, for example your drivers license or ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as the copy of the sentencing order.

Visitation Procedures

In order to have visitors, inmates need to give each visitor’s name and date of birth to the jail. Your visitor’s names will be put in the visitors log for the inmate that requested the visitor. Every visitor is required to provide identification. Visitors that arrives for visitation late or that is not on the visitation list will be turned away.
The Collier County Jail visitation procedures change often, so double-check the jail site before you go to the jail to visit.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . These phone calls are usually more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the rules, phone calls could be reduced or eliminated altogether.

The Collier County Jail phone number is: (239) 774-4434

Sending Mail to Inmates

All inmate mail must be sent via US Postal Service. You shouldn’t use any other form of mail or package delivery. You have to clearly print the person’s name, prisoner number, and the address of the jail on the letter that you send. Do not send a box or package, envelope with padding, plastic bag, or an envelope containing metal parts. Any mail sent to inmates will be opened and read and inspected by the officers at the jail, and the mail will get returned if deemed inappropriate.

Mailing Address

The mailing address for Collier County Jail is:

Collier County Jail
3319 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL 34112

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Collier County Jail
3319 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL 34112


The Collier County Jail inmate mail policy changes often, so we suggest that you double check the official Collier County Jail site when send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you’ve been arrested, you still have rights, one of these is your right to request an attorney. You don’t get to make many phone calls when you get arrested, so it is important to have a friend or family member locate a lawyer when you talk to them. You might be thinking ‘but do I really need a lawyer’ You can represent yourself if you reall want to, but, a criminal defense attorney will make sure you know your rights, help protect your interests and show you the way through the complicated court system that you are now faced with. The faster you get a lawyer involved with your case, the better.

For more info on the benefits of hiring a lawyer, visit: How to Find a Lawyer in Collier County

Public Defender

If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire a lawyer, a Public Defender will be assigned to you. Also, the Public Defender has access to investigators, experts in forensics as well as social case workers. All Public Defenders are bona-fide lawyers, admitted to the Florida State Bar Association and are licensed to practice law in Florida.

Have you or someone you know had to use a court appointed attorney? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?

Court Records

Court records are a matter of public record. Court records include a case file containing a sheet called a docket sheet and each of the motions, documents, and evidence in the case. You, and anyone else, can access court records with the online service, or by going to the Clerk’s office of the Court.

Clerk of Court

The Collier County Clerk of Court is an officer of the court who maintains court records and controls access to them. They also administer the oath during court cases, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All records associated with your case are kept at Collier County Clerk of Court office.

Fees

Court costs and court fees are the costs from your court case, such as for example filing fees, motion fees and various court charges. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have a Public Defender, you will not be responsible for these fees.

Magistrate

A Magistrate is the type of judge that presides over your case in court. Magistrates are judges that do a number of different things, such as setting bail, issuing warrants, and overseeing first court appearances and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is completed with information about the arrestee’s background and information about the arrestee’s life, which the magistrate will review and take into consideration when deciding on the sentence. Information will be requested from the defendant, his or her family members, and in some circumstances the victim of the crime. Be sure to remember you can ask to have a copy of the report before you are sentenced, so you have the opportunity to review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

After you are convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, ranging from community service to probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on how serious your crime was, you could be locked up immediately, or you could receive a date that you must report to jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Do you want to find out if a family member of friend is locked up, or has gone to jail in the past?

This is pretty easy to do, simply you should query the jail’s website, and do a search using:

  • Name.
  • Birth date.
  • Their booking date if you know it.
  • and their jail ID.

If you think this person is in jail, you can also call the jail find out if they’ve been arrested.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can access arrest warrants inquiry on the website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if there is a warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know the person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the jail, by phone, in person, or check online. An arrest is a matter of public record and this information is freely available.

Civil Inquiry

Civil processes are when someone has been served with papers, like court orders. You can access civil process orders by going to the Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All registered sex offenders must be registered and listed on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex crime. You are able to view these listings online, but you should know that you will not find the exact address, just the neighborhood block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public records. They include a case file that contains a docket and any of the documents and filings filed in the case. You are able to access your court records on their website, or at the Collier County Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Every state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal convictions from other states. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know the county, and in the event that the crime was in a different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.

A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for any crimes they may have committed, which could include:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Rape or other sexual assault.
  • Violent crimes including assault, battery and murder.
  • Theft.

During a criminal records search, you generally won’t find out if someone has had any moving violations, like:

  • Tickets for speeding.
  • Lost their drivers license or license revoked or suspended.
  • Traffic accidents.
  • Moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To find this kind of information, you have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever searched for criminal records? Was it easy? Dis you do your search online or did you make a phone call to the Collier County courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are lots of reasons that people look up criminal backgrounds and records, and your feedback may help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    The FBI keeps a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Collier County,the Sheriff has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.

    FBI Top Ten Most Wanted List: Link

    Collier County Top Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    While the prospect of getting locked up in the Collier County jail is very scary, eventually you will become accustomed to the daily routine there. Expect an alarm for wake-up each morning at 6am, and then you’ll have roll call. After roll call you will eat breakfast. Following breakfast you will work in the program that has been assigned to you. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Collier County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Collier County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The procedure to send money to jail inmates might change, so be sure to visit the site when you send any money.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

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    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Collier County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Collier County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Collier County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You have to be over the age of 21.
    • You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You have to be a US Citizen.
    • You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You have to pass a drug test.
    • You have to have a good level of fitness.
    • You have to be in good health.
    • You have to have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been locked up in Collier County Jail? Do you know anybody that is a prisoner there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner there?

    If yes, then we would like you to write your review about it. Tell us about your jail experience because other people will know what to expect.

    Things you could put in your review:

    • Jail conditions.
    • Jail facility and layout
    • Guards and staff
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Visitation
    • Inmates.
    • Safety
    • Gangs
    • Programs and activities


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    Tell Your Story

    Anybody that’s ever been locked up has some stories about their time ‘inside’. Why’d you get arrested? Were you mistreated? What happened to you while you were locked up? Tell us about the other inmates. How has this experience impacted your life?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Are you trying to find out how to get in touch with somebody you met in jail? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

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    Links and Resources

    Main Collier County Jail Website
    Collier County Jail Inmate Search Link
    View Collier County Jail Mugshots
    Collier County Jail Bail Amount Link

    Collier County Jail Visitation Policy Link
    Collier County Jail Mail Policy
    Collier County Jail Inmate Search
    Collier County Jail Warrant Inquiry
    Collier County Jail Arrest Inquiry
    Send Funds to an Inmate at Collier County Jail
    Collier County Jail Jobs


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