The Detention Department, led by Director Chris Coldiron, takes pride in the success it has experienced with the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission and the Florida Model Jail Standards inspections. The department staff has a decade-long record of excellence. The Clay County Detention Facility, which has 492 beds, has full accommodations for inmates and provides basic necessities during their incarceration. There is also a fully-staffed Jail Medical Unit, managed by a registered nurse on staff, and a contract physician and psychiatrist.
Male and female inmates have access to video visitation, phone, commissary, inmate programs, exercise and library privileges. Sworn and civilian personnel help manage the daily operations of the jail.
Chief Steve Inman supervises the Administration Division which includes the following sections: Inmate Services, Administrative Services, Court Security, Warrants/Transport and Medical Services. He is also responsible for managing the 287g ICE – Immigration Program.
Chief Chris Sueflohn supervises the Security Division which consists of security teams that ensures the safety and security of inmates housed in the jail.