Sebring, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

Sebring is a city in Highlands County, Florida. It is the county seat of Highlands County, and is the principal city of the Sebring Metropolitan Statistical Area. Sebring had a population of approximately 10,491 in the year 2016. Sebring was established in 1924. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles.

The City of Sebring uses a mayor-council form of government.

The city Mayor of Sebring is John Shoop. Mayor Shoop can be contacted at (863) 699-3747 and by email at johnshoop@mysebring.com.

John Shoop, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of Sebring
368 S. Commerce Ave.
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: 863-385-8700
Email: johnshoop@mysebring.com

Sebring City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in Sebring, Florida was 395.2, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research of Florida and other state lists, there were 98 registered sex offenders living in Sebring, Florida as of November 21, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Sebring to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.

Sebring, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 544 total crimes per 100,000 people in Sebring, Florida. This rate is lower than the average in the state of Florida which has 3,117 total crimes per 100,000 residents. The crime rate in Sebring is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in Sebring, there were an estimated 45 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents (which include murder, robbery, rape, and assault). The average for violent crimes in the state of Florida is 480 per 100,000 citizens and the average nationally is 386 for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of property crimes, (burglary, theft, and vehicle theft), there were an estimated 499 property crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate which is lower than both the Florida average of 2,687 property crimes for every 100,000 individuals and lower than the U.S. average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 citizens.

Facts about crime in Sebring, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in Sebring is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.17 daily crimes that occur in Sebring.
  • Sebring is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sebring you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sebring has decreased by 5%.

Sebring Police Department

Karl Hoglund is the Chief of Police of Sebring Police Department. Chief Hoglund can be contacted at 863-471-5108 and by email at karlhoglund@mysebring.com.
Karl Hoglund, Chief of Police
Sebring Police Department
307 North Ridgewood Drive
Sebring, FL 33870-7206
Phone: 863-471-5108
Fax: 863-471-5135
Email: karlhoglund@mysebring.com
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sebring Police Dept
Sebring Police Facebook

Highlands County Sheriff’s Office

The City of Sebring is located in Highlands County, Florida. The Sheriff of Highlands County Sheriff’s Office is Paul Blackman. Sheriff Blackman can be contacted at (863) 402-7200.

The physical address of Highlands County Sheriff’s Office is:

400 S. Eucalyptus St.
Sebring, Florida 33870
Phone: (863) 402-7200
Fax: (863) 402-7296

Highlands County Sheriff

The location of Highlands County Jail is:

338 S. Orange St.
Sebring, Florida 33870
Phone: (863) 402-7201
Fax: (863) 402-7271

Sending Mail to Inmate’s at Highland County Jail:

Highlands County Sheriff’s Office
Detention Bureau
338 S. Orange St.
Sebring, FL 33870

Sending Funds To Inmate’s at Highlands County Jail:

Inmate’s account can be funded via TouchPay Payment Systems by accessing the website at

Inmate Commissary Deposit

Visitations Hours at Highlands County Jail:

Inmate Visitation is held at the following times:

  • Monday through Friday, 7:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Excluding Holidays)
  • Saturday, 7:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. (Excluding Holidays)

Online Visitation can be scheduled by visiting

Highlands Sheriff Visitation
Highlands County Jail Visitations

Open Records Request in Sebring, Highlands County, Florida

All public records requests should be submitted to the City Clerk. The office of the City Clerk is the City of Sebring’s custodian of public records. The location and records request contact information of the Sebring City Clerk’s Office is as follows:

Kathy Haley, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Sebring
368 S. Commerce Ave.
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: 863-471-5100
Fax: 863-471-5142
Email: KathyHaley@mysebring.com

Sebring Public Records Requests
Sebring City Clerk

Public Records Requests can be also made to the Sebring Police Department. The Support Services Office at the Sebring Police Department for the City of Sebring is the custodian of police department public records.

Lt. Russell Morris, Police Dept. Public Records Custodian
Sebring Police Department
307 N. Ridgewood Dr.
Sebring, FL 33870
Phone: 863-471-5108
Fax: 863-471-5135
Email: RussellMorris@mysebring.com

Sebring Police Dept Public Records

Public Record Requests can also be done at the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. Highlands County Sheriff’s Office’s Public Records Unit provides local (Highlands County) background checks and copies of accident reports, offense, and CAD incident reports for incidents which occurred in an area of HCSO jurisdiction. All public records requests should be directed to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Records Custodian. It can be done in the following ways:

By Mail:

Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Records Custodian
400 S. Eucalyptus St.
Sebring, FL 33870

E-mail: centralrecords@highlandssheriff.org
Phone Number: (863) 402-723

Fax: (863) 402-7207

Highlands Sheriff Public Records

Police Logs in Sebring, Highlands County, Florida

Highlands County Jail Inmates

Inmates can be filtered first name, last name, and booking date.

For statewide criminal history information, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records, (850) 410-8109, or visit the website.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Public Records:

Department of Law Enforcement

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search:

This database contains public record information on offenders classified as sexual predators and sexual offenders under Florida law because of a conviction for a sex-related crime.

Sexual Offenders and Predators Search

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