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Avon Park Correctional Institution

Avon Park Correctional Institution is located in the city of Avon Park, Florida which has a population of 8,839 (as of 2013) residents. This prison has a capacity of 956 inmates, which means this is the maximum amount of beds per facility. Avon Park Correctional Institution began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 1957 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 942 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Warden Timothy Sheffield and houses male offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at Avon Park Correctional Institution, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.


-Total prison staff is 315
-Academic Programs offered are: Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development, Special Education Services, Title I Services
-Vocational Programs offered are: Applied Welding Technology, Welding Technology, Automotive Service Technology, Cabinetmaking, PC Support Services, Printing/Graphic Communications, Turf Equipment Technology Maintenance

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Avon Park Correctional Institution
8100 Highway 64 East
Avon Park, Florida 33825

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8100 Highway 64 East
Avon Park, Florida 33825

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Year Built or Opened: 1957 Warden or Supervisor: Warden Timothy Sheffield Daily Inmate Count: 942 Total Capacity: 956 Security Level(s): Close, Medium, Minimum, Community

8100 Highway 64 East
Avon Park, Florida 33825

Phone Number(s): 863-453-3174
Fax Number: 863-453-1511
Email Address: [email protected]

8100 Highway 64 East
Avon Park, Florida 33825