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Michael D. Crews, Secretary

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10800 Evans Road
Polk City, Florida
33868-6925

(863) 984-2273
FAX: (863) 984-3072

E-Mail:
polkci@
mail.dc.state.fl.us


Warden:
Eduardo Rivero

Chaplain's Office
(863) 984-2273

Florida Department of Corrections

Polk Correctional Institution

County: Polk

Offender Search for this Facility:
Queries may take a long time for facilities with large populations.

Directions: From I-4 take Exit 44 (SR-559 North) approximately 1 mile to County Road 557-A; right on 557-A, approximately 1.5 miles to Evans Road, left on Evans Road to the institution.

Please Note:  GPS systems and mapping sites such as Mapquest, Bing Maps, or Google Maps often provide incorrect directions to our prison facilities using the physical address.  Please use the above directions when traveling to this prison or click the map to the right of this page.

Historical Information:This facility was established in 1978 to house adult male inmates. The institution is also responsible for the following facilities: Polk Work Camp, Largo Road Prison, St. Petersburg Community Release Center, as well as, TTH of Bartow (Contract Facility).

Total Staff (on 7/12):  345

Facility Profile Information: Last updated 8/14
See the general information section for help with terms on this page and other frequently asked questions.

Type of Housing Units:
Open Bay Housing Units 4
Cell Housing Units 3
Room Housing Units 0
Maximum Capacity 1,208
Other Information:
Population Gender Male
Adult or Youthful Adult
Facility Level 5
Self Contained Housing Units Yes
Designated Confinement Space Yes
Custody Grades Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Medical Grades 1 through 4
Psychological Grades 1 through 2
Wheelchair Capabilities No
Hearing Impaired Capabilities Yes


Academic Programs:

  • Adult Basic Education
  • General Educational Development (GED)

Vocational Programs:

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Computer Electronics Technology

Substance Abuse Programs:

  • Thinking 4 Change
  • Seeking Safety First
  • Impact Of Crime
  • Parenting
  • Anger Management
  • Substance Abuse Education & Therapy
  • Residential Therapeutic Community

Chaplaincy Services:

  • Faith Based Dorm Program
  • Music as Worship
  • Mentors
  • Drug Treatment Classes
  • Gavel Club-Toastmasters
  • Kairos
  • AA/NA
  • Catholic Service
  • Jehovah Witness Service
  • Jesus Christ Ministry Service
  • 7th Day Adventist Service
  • Spanish Ministry and Service
  • Buddhist Service
  • Jewish Service
  • Calvary Chapel Service
  • Jumah Prayer Service
  • Taleem Service
  • Odinist Service
  • Wiccan Service
  • Native American Service
  • Hebrew Israelite Service
  • Apostolic Service
  • New Life Deliverance Service
  • Iglesia De Dios Service
  • Rocco Morelli Service
  • New Mt. Zion Service
  • Exodus Service
  • Wings of Eagles
  • El Shaddai
  • Timothy’s Gift
  • Bill Glass Champions for Life
  • Northland Church Live Video Service
  • Revealing Truth
  • Abe Brown Ministries
  • Saints Softball Ministries
  • Chapel Choir
  • Chapel Band
  • Kairos Band
  • Spanish Ministry Band

Institutional Betterment Programs:

  • 100-hour Transition Program
  • Aerobics
  • Anger & Stress Management
  • Fresh Start Smoking Cessation
  • Growth Group (Sex Offender)
  • Inmate Fitness
  • Law Library Program
  • Library Program
  • Active and Passive Sports
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • Wellness Education
  • Writers Club

P.R.I.D.E. Assignments:

  • Furniture Administration-Building 3
  • Seating & Systems (now combined)-Buildings 1 & 3
  • IT Support- Building 3
  • P.I.E.- Building 1
  • Warehouse Helpers-Outside shipping and receiving-Workers assigned from Work Camp

Community Work Squads: Polk Work Camp and Largo Road Prison

Dept. of Transportation Yes
Public Work Squads Yes
Interagency Community
Service Work Squads
No
Contracted Work Squads Yes