Welcome to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office Website. As we strive for transparency and open government, we offer you a streamlined website that is both informative and user friendly. We are happy to provide this site as a resource for use by members of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, the media, and the public. Through this website, you will have access to a wide range of information. From our “Arrests” page to Departmental Information and Contact List Information Pages. We also have links to various other websites, including the Sexual Predator search engine.
I am excited to work with a group of employees who are dedicated in serving the citizens of Franklin County with fairness and professionalism. We are committed to provide the safest communities to the best of our abilities and to keep YOU, the public, informed of important information. As part of our commitment, we are proud to provide you with an additional resource; our very own Facebook Page. This page will serve as a “live feed” page. Anytime there is pressing information, we will provide it on our Facebook Page. I encourage you to go “LIKE” our Facebook Page to stay informed of changing events and news. Each citizen in Franklin County can be proud to share in the successes of your Sheriff's Office.
The actual visiting hours vary depending on the following factors:
The day of the week.
Where the inmate is housed.
The inmate's sex.
Whether or not it is a Holiday.
Each inmate is allowed one or two visits, ranging from 15 minutes to one hour in length each week. Inmates with special privileges are allowed additional visits.
If you are visiting from another state or traveling a great distance, Franklin County Jail may allow you an extended visitation. Call 850-670-8500 to ask for special consideration.