The Central Intake Bureau (CIB) operates with approximately 255 sworn and civilian staff. They process an estimated 40,000 arrests annually from all Broward County law enforcement agencies. Arrests are processed at one remote booking sites located in the City of Pompano Beach and the main booking facility which is housed within BSO's Main Jail Bureau in downtown Fort Lauderdale.p>
In addition to processing arrests, the CIB is responsible for pre-magistrate holding, court activities, confinement status, releasing, hospital details, and transportation of inmates. Further, the CIB is the transfer and pickup location for inter-facility transfers, custody transfers and custody releases to the state prison system, U.S. Marshalls, other governmental agencies and court ordered programs.
Death Notification of an Inmate Family Member
Notifying an inmate of the death of a family member is arranged through the Chaplain's Office
General Arrest Information and Jail Visitor Information
See Inmate Visitor Info for information about charges, bond, the arrest process and visiting and phoning incarcerated inmates in any Broward Sheriff's Office jail.