Jail FAQ

Jail Complex FAQ – Answers

How do I bond someone out of jail?

Option A) Bond: You may pay the full amount of the bond through Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, or Money Order, made payable to the “Brevard County Clerk of Courts”.

For Cash or Credit card, you may use Western Union or GovPay:

  • Western Union – Go to a Western Union Office with Cash or Credit Card. Call Western Union at 1-800-325-6000 or go to www.WesternUnion.com/corrections. For Commissary, give the code city of BREVCOINMATE. For Bail/Bond, give the Code City BREVCOBAIL. Both code cities will require the Inmate’s full name (Last, First) and date of birth.
  • GovPay – Go to www.GovernmentPayment.com on the Web, call 1-888-561-7888, or visit the Jail Complex to complete on-site paperwork. You will need to provide our PLC (Pay Location Code), which is 6346. Depositors need a CID number and Inmate’s full name (Last, First).

Option B) Purge: This denotes a delinquent court ordered payment. You may pay the full amount of the purge through Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, or Money Order, made payable to the “Brevard County Clerk of Courts”.

Option C) Bail Bonding Agents: Please refer to the phone book to select a bail bond agent of your choice. They will explain all details of this process to you at that time. BY LAW, WE CANNOT RECOMMEND A BONDING AGENCY.

How long will it take to bond someone out?

Release of an incarcerated individual is a time-consuming process that must accommodate all those being processed through the facility. Bond may be posted 24 hours a day, it can take several hours to release individuals due to the numerous checks and balances used to ensure proper release procedures are being followed, and that the correct individual is released.

Can an individual call from the booking area?

Individuals being released are allowed one free local call from the booking area to secure a ride.

Will an inmate get enough food to eat?

The Brevard County Jail has a Contract Food Services provider who prepares three meals daily for the inmate population. A State Certified Dietician, who verifies the menu provides the daily caloric intake as specified by State Law, approves the menu. Should the inmates desire additional items they may be purchased through the Inmate Commissary Department.

You can also send Money to an inmate through Western Union or TouchPay:

  • Contact Western Union at 1-(800)-325-6000,go online to www.WesternUnion.com or visit a Western Union Office. To send money to an inmate use the CODE CITY BREVCOINMATE, FL. Western Union will ask for the Inmates name and date of birth so that we can credit the appropriate individual.
  • TouchPay www.tponlinepay.com/portal.

Additionally, inmate commissary packages can be sent though iCare, (877) 615-3296 or go online to https://brevardfl.icaregifts.com/.

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What if inmate has medical problems and requires medical treatment?

The Brevard County Jail has a Contract Medical provider who provides 24 hour a day medical coverage and has a Medical Doctor (MD) and Physicians Assistant on duty and/or on call for emergency situations. Any questions concerning medical issues should be addressed to the medical unit at 321-690-1547.

What can I send in the mail?

You may only send single colored pre-postage paid postcards no larger than 4X6 inches in measurement. Nothing may be affixed to the postcard nor may there be any substances such as glue, perfume, paint, watercolor, lipstick, etc. Money orders made payable to the inmate may be sent in an envelope in the following manner: Inmate Name, Attn: “Inmate Account’s Office”, 860 Camp Road, Cocoa, FL 32927.  Inmate accounts may also be funded via TouchPay Payment Systems by dialing 866-232-1899 or by accessing the website at www.touchpaydirect.com. The Jail Complex Locator Code is 232780.

Five photographs may be sent via mail to an inmate upon their incarceration. The inmate may receive another five photographs on each anniversary of their incarceration. Photographs must be of good character and not depict any nudity, sexual conduct, racial, cultural or gang related references or violence. The Jail Administration shall have the right to deny acceptance of any photograph not in compliance with this requirement. Photographs may be sent in an envelope in the following manner: Inmate Name, Attn: “Photographs”, 860 Camp Road, Cocoa, FL 32927. Nothing else will be allowed in the envelope  Do not use tape or stickers on the contents or on the envelope.

What is the mailing address?

Inmates name
Inmate date-of-birth (if known)
860 Camp Rd.
Cocoa, FL 32927

How do I find out an inmates charges and/or bond amount?

This information may be found by calling (321) 690-1500, (321) 690-1501 24 hours a day to find out all charges, bond amounts and any court dates that may be pending.

Can I bring or send shoes, clothing, etc. to an inmate?

The only items that may be received at the Jail are those ordered by a Judge for court proceedings. The acceptance of other items will be on a case-by-case basis depending upon the necessity.

What are the property release hours?

  • Tuesday 8:15 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

You will need valid photo ID and the inmate must pre-authorize this release to you. If you have any additional Property questions, please call at (321) 690-1531.

Who can I speak with if there is a death in the family?

You may speak to the officer in charge of the facility, or you may speak to the Chaplain at (321) 690-1530. Normally, we will have a chaplain accompany us to relay this information to the inmate. However, some wish to relay this information to their loved one personally, and these cases are dealt with on an individual basis. When you call, all necessary information will need to be collected to verify this information. This will include the name, relation to the inmate, and other factual information.

Where can I watch the initial court appearance?

When available, you may watch the initial court appearance on a closed circuit TV from the Visitation Building. You can also watch the initial court appearance at www.livestream.com/brevardsheriffcourt.

  • Weekday Court begins at 1:00 p.m.
  • Weekend and Holiday Court: 9:00 a.m.

Depending upon the number of people being seen, this could be several hours long.

How can I visit an inmate?

Go to our Visiting Information web page for detailed information.

Where is the Brevard County Jail Located?

Click here to see Driving Directions and Map.