Sumter Correctional Institution – Florida

Are you looking for somebody in Sumter Correctional Institution? Sumter Correctional Institution is a state correctional facility in the Florida state prison system, which is part of the Florida Department of Corrections. This page gives you info about everything a person needs to know about Sumter Correctional Institution,such as: How to locate an inmate here. How to visit Sumter Correctional Institution inmates. The address and phone number. How to send mail and money to an inmate at Sumter Correctional Institution. And much much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Sumter Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1965
Type: Male
State: Florida
County: Sumter
DOC: Florida Department of Corrections
Security Level: Close, Medium, Minimum, Community
Warden Name: Jeffrey Trovillion
Warden Email:

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Contact Information

In this section is the mailing address and street address for Sumter Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to send a letter or package to an inmate there, and make sure to use the street address if you need to know the actual location of the prison.

Mailing Address

Be sure to read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information on this page before you send something to someone in prison to make sure that you properly address the package or letter, and use the appropriate protocol for sending a package or letter. If you do not follow the correct protocol, it could not get delivered.

Sumter Correctional Institution
9544 County Road 476B
Bushnell FL, 33513-0667

Street Address / Prison location


Sumter Correctional Institution
9544 County Road 476B
Bushnell FL, 33513-0667

Phone Number and Fax Number


Map and Directions

Use the street address if you plan to visit an inmate. You should check the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures sections further down on this page if you are going to try to visit an inmate.

Sumter Correctional Institution
9544 County Road 476B
Bushnell FL, 33513-0667


From I-75 take Exit 309 (CR-476-B West) for approximately 2 miles. The institution will be on the left. The nearest airports are in Orlando and Tampa.

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Phone Number

Prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t be able to call prisoners, but, there are cases when it is helpful to know the phone number to the prison.

Inmates can sometimes make phone calls with:

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

Fax Number

State prison inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t be able to fax inmates, but there are cases when it may be necessary to know the fax machine number to the prison.

Email Address

The email address listed below is the primary email for Sumter Correctional Institution. You cannot contact individuals at this address. If you want to find out how to email an inmate, read the Inmate Email information on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 1639
Total Staff: 394

Inmate Email

To send an email message to a prisoner at Sumter Correctional Institution you must follow an specific procedure to make sure that the letter is received by your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

State prisoners are not permitted to access the Internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important protocols that you have to follow when sending postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then the mail might not make it there.

before you send a letter or package, make sure to read the links below:

Mail Monitoring

Sumter Correctional Institution officials do open and inspect and read all received general correspondence. Received general correspondence is read as frequently as necessary to maintain security and safety or monitor problems regarding any inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the proper format for how you need to address a package or letter to a prisoner at Sumter Correctional Institution:

Sumter Correctional Institution
9544 County Road 476B
Bushnell FL, 33513-0667

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Inmate Money

Every prison has a Commissary which was started to provide a bank account for inmate funds and for buying items not issued to inmates by the facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit money to prisoner’s accounts using Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds through the postal service and have to send money to this address and do so in accordance with the rules shows below:

The deposit have to be in the form of a money order made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a postal money order, since all non-postal money orders processed through the National Lockbox will be kept for a 15-day hold period, and during this hold period the prisoner will not have access to the money. The Bureau of Prisons will send back money orders that do not have valid prisoner information but only if the envelope has a valid return address. Checks and cash won’t be deposited to the inmate’s account so don’t send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

State prisoners are frequently transported to various prisons throughout Florida, so you might need to locate the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click on the link here to look up an Sumter Correctional Institution prisoner.
Inmate Search

To find other Florida state prisons: Florida State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you go to visit an inmate at Sumter Correctional Institution, you must be aware of the following:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Each Florida state prison has their own rules for prison visits and these rules change regularly. The policies listed here might be different by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also check Sumter Correctional Institution’s website to find the latest rules for visitation.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The front entrance officer will ensure each visitor signs the prison visitors log upon entering the correctional facility and upon departure.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors is required. The best forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; however, a state photo I.D. is acceptable.

For all of the points shown below, check out the official Sumter Correctional Institution website because this info changes 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

More information about Sumter Correctional Institution prison records coming soon.

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

Info about Sumter Correctional Institution death row coming soon.

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


Info about Florida parole procedures 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.


More information about getting released from Sumter Correctional Institution coming soon.

Inmate Programs

Academic Programs:

Adult Basic Education
General Educational Development (GED)
Special Education Services
Title I Services
Vocational Programs:

Automotive Service Technology
Electronics Technology
Masonry Brick and Block
Substance Abuse Programs:

None at this time

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Prison Life

Section about prison life at Sumter Correctional Institution will be posted ASAP.

  • 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 section on news at Sumter Correctional Institution to be added later.


Sumter Correctional Institution photos to be added later.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Sumter Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Sumter Correctional Institution.

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

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Trying to find a prison job? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a prison previously?

If so, click here:

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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:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have 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 tell about all about it

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Family Resources

More information about Sumter Correctional Institution inmate family resources coming soon.


A section with the history of Sumter Correctional Institution coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous Sumter 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

Sumter Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Florida Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Sumter Correctional Institution

Have you ever been a prisoner in Sumter Correctional Institution? Do you know someone there? Have you ever been to visit an inmate at Sumter Correctional Institution?

If your answer is yes, then you should tell us about it. Tell us about your prison experience because other people will know what to expect.

Things you could include in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gang activity
  • Inmate activities and programs

If you are currently an inmate at this facility, include your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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