Lake County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Peyton C. Grinnell

The Lake County Detention Center is a 960 bed facility, located in Tavares, Florida. In 2016, 8,722 inmates were booked into the facility with an average daily population of 747 inmates.

The Detention Center employs 239 personnel. (181 Sworn Detention Deputies and 57 civilians) Under the leadership of the Sheriff.

In 2006 the Lake County Detention Center was accredited by the The Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission. In February 2015, the Detention Center was reaccredited for the fourth time by the FCAC.

The Lake County Detention Center is located in downtown Tavares, Fl across from the Judicial Center. To get driving directions to the Lake County Detention Center, enter your address below (example: 551 W. Main St, Tavares Fl):

551 West Main St. Tavares, Fl 32778
Administration Hours M-F 8:30am to 5pm
Phone: 352 742-4000 Fax: 352 742-4039