FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City Inmate Locator / Search Information

FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City is a High-Security Prison. The location of this prison is 1099 N.W. Dot Gln, Lake City, Florida, 32055-2564. It houses the inmates above 18 years of age. This Prison is administrated and operated by the Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC) .

FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City Inmate Locator and Search Information

Prison Name FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City
Authority Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC)
Security Measure High
Prison Type State Prison
Prison Category Prison
Address 1099 N.W. Dot Gln, Lake City, Florida , 32055-2564
City Lake CIty
Postal Code 32055-2564
County Columbia County
State Florida ( FL )
Telephone Number 386-628-5130
Telephone Carrier Securus Tech
Web Page dc.state.fl.us

Note: You should contact the administration department of the state of the Florida for further details and clarification.


How to Locate an Inmate in FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida?

If you want to search an inmate currently kept at the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City of the Florida state. You can use the following ways to enquire about your inmate.

  1. You may find it quite handy to visit the Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC) inmate search web page where you an find a way to enquire about your inmate.

  2. Visit the web page Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC) authority of the Florida if you don't find enough information around.

  3. Visit the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City web page where you may find enough information on how to locate your inmate.

  4. You can directly call to the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City telephone number 386-628-5130. Often, this method provides the latest and quick information about an inmate.

    TIP: Don't forget to keep the inmate and your information in hand before you make a call. Continue reading for details.

  5. When you contact any administration department keep information of your inmate in hand. This information includes Full Name, Age, Gender, Date of Birth, and Inmate ID.

    You should also keep your personal information in hand like your ID Card, Driving Licence, etc. These types of information are always asked when you contact any department.

  6. Visit Florida state wide web page for complete details. This web page contains a complete directory list of all prisons, jails, and facilities in the Florida state and lot of related information about how to search an inmate.


How to Send a Mail or Package or Photo in the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida?

Inmates incarcerated in the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City as usually allowed to receive items with restrictions and prior approval for security reasons. They are allowed to receive magazines, newspapers, books, and other printed material only from approved vendors. The largest vendor in this category is Amazon.com .

Things to consider while sending books or magazines:

  1. Inmate Name and ID number along with complete address must be affixed on each book and magazine
  2. Magazines or books should be in new condition and soft covered. Hardcover or spiral bound is most probably not accepted
  3. Try to get the paperback edition of the book if available
  4. Sending more than 3 books may result in refusal
  5. Try to send books or magazines through USPS
  6. Inmate can't receive books or magazines in solitary

Only new items are allowed and they must not be hardcover or spiral bound for security measures. The printed material should not contain any abusive language, hate speech, and nudity, or violent content. An example of prohibited content is High Times magazines, Playboy, etc.

Things to consider while sending photographs:

  1. Print the name and ID number of the inmate on the backside of the photo
  2. Try to keep the size of the photo not larger than 4"x6"
  3. Nudity, violence, map or sexually suggestive content is strictly forbidden
  4. Don't send more than 5 photos or, to be safe, 3 photos

Things to consider while sending Holiday or Birthday card:

Holiday and birthday cards share the same rule with other mail or package. They should not contain any electronic or popup/out material. Nudity or sexually suggestive cards are forbidden. Cards should not have glitter, stickers, etc. on them. All cards are viewed before they reach the inmate.

You are required to send Mail or Package to address mentioned below. If you are sending mail or package the first time and you don't have any past experience, it is a good idea to contact the prison department on 386-628-5130 first. There might be a change in rules for sending mail or package. You can also enquire about the list of prohibited goods, etc.

Inmate Full Name and ID

FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City

1099 N.W. Dot Gln, Lake City, Florida, 32055-2564

NOTE: You must get approval from the prison administration before sending a package.

Prohibited Mail Rules:

  1. Don't write personal that a third person is not allowed
  2. Crayon, glitter, glue, marker, lipstick, and stickers are strictly prohibited on paper content
  3. Never use paper clips or staples
  4. Scented or perfumed or fragrance paper are not allowed
  5. Any map or drawing in mail papers will be refused as it is a security risk

Note: All material is scanned and read by staff and if they find any suspicious material, they will reject it and ban you for sending further mail.


How to Send Money in the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida?

Inmates of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City can receive money in different ways. They can receive money via following allowed ways in their commissary account upon approval:

  1. Cashier
  2. Money orders
  3. Cheque
  4. Online transfer

Don't forget to write the full name and ID of your inmate when you a send money order or cheque. You can also deposit cash at the prison administration office or counter if the inmate has the approval of a money deposit.

When you send money or funds to your inmate, first you have to find out what type of online transfer service is supported by the prison or institute in which your inmate is incarcerated. This type of information can easily find out by visiting/navigating to the institution FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City web page link . You can also contact at prison telephone number 386-628-5130.

You should pay very close attention to the rules of the facility or institution where the inmate is incarcerated. Sometimes they require money senders are on the inmate's visitation list. Some institutes or correctional facilities have a deposit limit, like $200-300 at a time. In federal prisons and correctional facilities, there is no such limit.

Popular Online Money Transfer Firms for FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City

There are some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities.

  1. MoneyGram
  2. JPay
  3. OffenderConnect or ConnectNetWork
  4. AccessCorrections
  5. JailATM
  6. WesternUnion
  7. TouchPayOnline
  8. TigerCommissary
  9. SmartDeposit

JPay, WesternUnion, and MoneyGram are by far the oldest and most trusted money transfer companies.

This is to be noted that you must verify which company can send money to your inmate before sending funds. If your inmate asks you to deposit money into the account of a friend, be careful as this is a sign of illegal activity. If the department finds such activity your inmate and you might possibly be banned from sending and receiving money.

Some authority departments may impose a limit of a maximum $200 of sending money at any time so it is a more accurate way to confirm your limit.

Who can access the money of your inmate you send?

An inmate with fines or restitution could be a hassle to commissary/accept as true with account garnishment. If the inmate has those monetary obligations, they'll be extracted from the inmate’s bank account. It could be a percent or the whole amount counting on the scenario.

We suggest inmates who are going into their bid touch the counselor and make an association in advance. In case you pass in understanding they are taking 20-25% of all deposits is higher than have them take all of it and you discover in the commissary line while the account is zero.


How to Make a Phone Call in the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida?

Calling an inmate in the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City is quite straight forward. There are some rules before you call the inmate.

  1. One should not be banned due to any reason from FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City.
  2. The inmate is in an allowed list whom someone outside the facility can call.
  3. Generally, calling time is 7:30 AM to 7:00 PM but sometimes it is changed due to certain circumstances. It is better to confirm it before you call.
  4. Calling time duration is maximum of 30 minutes and in rush hours or certain occasions, it is reduced to 10 or 15 minutes.

Visitation Rules of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida

Visiting the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City of Florida has some common rules defined by the Florida Department of Corrections (FLDOC). Some facilities have their own rules according to a certain circumstance. FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City is on a rotating visiting schedule.

General visitation rules:

  1. Generally, the visitor is allowed to once a month
  2. Visiting person must not be prior a felon
  3. Must have a photo Government ID such as driving license, ID card, military ID or passport
  4. A legal guardian with proof is required for children below 16 years of age. A birth certificate or any identification for the proof of the age of the minors is required.

Visitors are scanned and searched with metal detectors and scanner when they enter the facility or prison. There bags and cars are also searched for extra security. The visitor may be denied if he/she found with illegal things such as narcotics, prohibited material such as sexually suggestive papers or violence content.

Visitation dress:

  1. Religious dress like burkas, yamakas will be searched
  2. Clothing that matches the inmate dress or staff is not allowed
  3. Dress with a lot of metals buttons or hidden button not allowed
  4. No transparent, skirts, strapless dress
  5. Hair extensions such as wigs are prohibited
  6. No hats, sunglasses, gloves, excessive jewelry and tight clothing
  7. No sexually exposed clothing

You should always bring some extra clothing with you and leave them in your car. Change your cloth in case of any rejection of your dress.


Visitation Timing and Schedule of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida

Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Note: The Administration department of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City might have changed timing or visitation rules. It is advised that you must contact them before you visit.


GEO Location Map and Direction of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - Florida

Below is a GEO location map and direction of the FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City - 1099 N.W. Dot Gln, Lake City, Florida, 32055-2564.

You can click on any area of the map to enlarge it and zoom out the exact location and direction of your interest.



Other Prisons, Jails or Facility Types in the State of Florida

There are total of 9 types of prisons, jails, and facilities in the state of the Florida including State Prison type and total 597 prisons, jails, or facilities in the Florida state including FL DOC - Bridges of Lake City.

Following is a complete directory list and numbers are shown adjacent to each type of prison, jail, or facility in the Florida state.

Record ID: 3037

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