South Bay, Florida Jail and Mugshot Information

South Bay is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida. It is the westernmost municipality in the South Florida Metropolitan Area. South Bay was named for its location on Lake Okeechobee. The City of South Bay had a population of approximately 4,876 in the year 2016. South Bay was established in 1941. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.7 square miles.

The City of South Bay uses a commission-manager form of government.

The mayor of South Bay is Joe Kyles. Mayor Kyles can be contacted at or by email at kylesj@southbaycity.com.

Joe Kyles, Mayor
Mayor’s Office
City of South Bay
City Hall: 335 SW 2nd Ave
South Bay, FL 33493
Phone: (561) 996-6751
Fax: (561) 996-7950
Administration Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

South Bay City Mayor

In 2016, the crime-index in South Bay, Florida was 383.5, lower than it had been since at least the year 2002, but higher than the national average of 280.5. According to research in Florida and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in South Bay, Florida as of November 21, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in South Bay to the number of sex offenders is 576 to 1.

South Bay, Florida Police Station Information

There were an estimated 189 total crimes per 100,000 people in South Bay, 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 South Bay is also lower than the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 individuals.

Further breaking down the types of crimes in South Bay, there were an estimated 66 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 430 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 123 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 South Bay, Florida:

  • The overall crime rate in South Bay is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.06 daily crimes that occur in South Bay.
  • South Bay is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Bay you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Bay has decreased by 14%.

South Bay Police Department

The City of South Bay is served and protected by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office through a special Interlocal agreement between the City and Palm Beach County. Johnny Ortiz is the Admin Sergeant of District 11 – City of South Bay Police Department. Sergeant Ortiz can be contacted at (561) 992-1461.

Johnny Ortiz, Admin Sergeant of District 11 – City of South Bay
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
335 SW 2nd Avenue
South Bay, FL 33493
Phone: (561) 996-6512
Fax: (561) 996-3001
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

South Bay Police Dept

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

The City of South Bay is located in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Sheriff of Palm Beach County is Ric Bradshaw. Sheriff Bradshaw can be contacted at (561) 688-3000.

The physical address of Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is:

3228 Gun Club Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone: (561) 688-3000
Emergency: 9-1-1

Palm Beach County Sheriff
Palm Beach Sheriff Facebook

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility Information

The physical location of Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility is:

Main Detention Center
3228 Gun Club Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Phone: (561) 688-4400

West Detention Center
38811 James Wheeler Way,
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Phone: (561) 992-1436

Sending Mail to Inmates at Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

Inmate’s name and booking number
Main Detention Center
P.O. Box 24716,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33416

Sending Money to Inmates at Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

  • Family and friends may make deposits through the Access Corrections, www.accesscorrections.com, by calling an Access Corrections agent at 866-394-0490.
  • Family and friends of inmates are able to deposit funds into inmate commissary accounts utilizing the Access Corrections Kiosks at detention facility’s lobbies or visitation center.
Palm Beach Sheriff Corrections

Visitations at Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Corrections Facility:

Onsite Video Visitation:

Central Video Visitation Center
9620 Weisman Way, West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Phone: (561) 242 5850

Further Information on Visitation can be found at

Palm Beach Sheriff Jail Visitations
Palm Beach Sheriff Corrections Visitations

Open Records Request in South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida

All public records requests should be directed to the South Bay City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is the Custodian of public records. The location and records request contact information of South Bay City Clerk’s Office is below:

Jessica Figueroa, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of South Bay
335 SW 2nd Avenue
South Bay, FL 33493
Phone: 561-996-6751 ext.119
Fax: 561-996-7950
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

South Bay City Clerk

Public records request can also be made to the records section of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. There are a number of ways to make a public records request to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office:

Phone requests:
You may call any of our five locations (listed on the ‘Central Records’ page on this website) and someone will be glad to assist you with your request.

In person:
Our locations are open Monday through Friday to assist you in person.

Email:
You may email your request to emailcentralrecords@pbso.org from the convenience of a computer.

Mail:
You may mail in your written request into our office at the following address:

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
Central Records
3228 Gun Club Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Palm Beach Sheriff Public Records
Statewide Official Records

Police Logs in South Bay, Palm Beach County, Florida

Search Inmates at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Detention Facility:

Palm Beach Sheriff Blotter Inmate

Inmates can be searched via first name, middle name, last name, street name, city, arresting agency, etc.

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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