Cross City Correctional Institution – Florida

Do you know somebody at Cross City Correctional Institution? Cross City Correctional Institution is a state prison in the Florida state prison system. This site will tell you all about anything you might need to know about Cross City Correctional Institution,such as: Find out who’s in prison at this facility? Visiting an inmate at this prison The address and phone number at Cross City Correctional Institution Mailing or sending money to an inmate. And more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Cross City Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1972
Type: Male
State: Florida
County: Dixie
DOC: Florida Department of Corrections
Security Level: Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Warden Name: Gerald Roberts
Warden Email:

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Contact Information

In this section is the street address and mailing address for Cross City Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone at Cross City Correctional Institution, and use the street address if you need to know the location of Cross City Correctional Institution.

Mailing Address

Be sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information below if you are going to mail something to an inmate to learn how to correctly write the address, and use the correct protocol for sending a package or letter. If you don’t use the correct directions, the letter or package might not get to the inmate.

Cross City Correctional Institution
568 NE 255th Street
Cross City FL, 32628

Street Address / Prison location


Cross City Correctional Institution
568 N.E. 255th Street
Cross City FL, 32628

Phone Number and Fax Number

Fax: or 4334

Map and Directions

Use this address if you are going to visit an inmate. You should read over the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information below before you try to visit an inmate at Cross City Correctional Institution.

Cross City Correctional Institution
568 N.E. 255th Street
Cross City FL, 32628


From Tallahassee, turn left off of US-19/US-98 at caution light, approximately ˝ mile south of Cross City, then turn right on NE 165th Avenue. Travel approximately one mile. Institution is on left.

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Phone Number

State prison inmates don’t have telephones, so you won’t get to call the inmate, however, there are times when it might be useful to know the phone number to Cross City Correctional Institution.

State prison inmates may be able to call out using:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Cross City Correctional Institution inmates don’t have fax machines, so you can’t fax a letter to prisoners, but there are cases when it is necessary to know the fax machine number to Cross City Correctional Institution.

or 4334

Email Address

This is the primary email for Cross City Correctional Institution. You cannot reach inmates at this email address. If you need to email an inmate, go to the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1022
Total Staff: 295

Inmate Email

To send a letter via email to an inmate at Cross City Correctional Institution you must use an specific procedure to make sure that the letter gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners do not have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important steps that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a inmate. If you don’t then what you sent might not be received.

Before you send anything, be sure to read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution staff open and read all received general mail. Incoming general packages and mail is able to be read as frequently as necessary to keep safety and security or monitor a particular problem having to do with inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you must address a package or letter to a prisoner at Cross City Correctional Institution:

Cross City Correctional Institution
568 NE 255th Street
Cross City FL, 32628

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Inmate Money

Each state correctional institution has a Commissary which was started to provide an account for prisoner funds and for purchasing things not issued by the prison.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can deposit funds to these Commissary accounts using the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send prisoners money in the postal service and must send money to this address and do so in accordance with the policies shows below:

The money must be in the form of a money order made out to the prisoner’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. It is best if you use a post office money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be placed on a 15-day hold, and during this period the inmate will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that do not have valid prisoner information if the envelope has an adequate return address. Personal checks and cash can’t be deposited to the prisoner’s account so do not send checks or cash.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are frequently changed to various correctional facilities in the state, so you might need to locate where an inmate is located using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to find an Cross City Correctional Institution prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Florida state prisons: Florida State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Cross City Correctional Institution, be sure that you be aware of the following information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has its own procedures for inmate visitation and these rules get changed often. The policies listed below might be different since this was written, so make sure to also go to Cross City Correctional Institution’s site to read the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation guard will make sure every visitor signs the prisoner visitors log before they can enter the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Photo ID of visitors will be required. Appropriate forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state issued picture id is OK.

For all of the points shown below, check out the actual prison facility website because this information is updated often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Information about Cross City Correctional Institution prison records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

More information about Cross City Correctional Institution death row to be added later.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information about Florida parole process coming soon.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Info about release procedures will be posted ASAP.

Inmate Programs

Academic Programs:
Adult Basic Education
General Educational Development (GED)
Volunteer Literacy Program
Vocational Programs:
Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing
PC Support Services/ Business Supervision & Management/ Business Computer Programming

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Prison Life

More information about prison life at Cross City Correctional Institution to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A Cross City Correctional Institution news section will be posted ASAP.


A photo section to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Cross City Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Cross City Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of Cross City Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a correctional facility? Do you have experience? Have you worked at a prison in your previous job?

If so, go to:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to leave a comment

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Family Resources

Info about Cross City Correctional Institution inmate family resources to be added later.


A section with the history of Cross City Correctional Institution coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Cross City Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Florida State Prisons: Florida State Prisons

Cross City Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Florida Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Cross City Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Cross City Correctional Institution? Do you have a friend or family member that is an inmate there? Have you ever visited an inmate there?

If you have, then you should write a review about it. Write down what you experienced because others will know what to expect.

What to write in the review:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility layout and facility
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are currently incarcerated at this facility, include your address if you want people to be able to mail you.

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