Please see important information regarding COVID-19 safety precautions that are in place for the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and thank you for helping us stop the spread of COVID-19.

General Information

  • Alachua County Sheriff’s Office employees are required to wear masks when interacting with the public upon request.
  • When possible, some functions of the Sheriff’s Office will be handled via telephone or video instead of in person.
  • The ride along program is suspended until further notice.

ACSO Administration Building and Communications Center

  • Our lobbies will remain open at this time.

Department of the Jail

  • Effective May 27, 2022, face coverings and temperature checks upon entry to the DOJ will be mandatory for all staff, inmates, vendors, and visitors.
  • COVID testing will be required during booking and prior to reclassification from a quarantined area for new arrestees/inmates.
  • Strict sanitation procedures and schedules are in place throughout the facility and preventative measures such as social distancing and handwashing required are encouraged.
  • Personal protective equipment is available for use, and is required.