George Zimmerman Booking and Incarceration Information

Jun 3, 2012
4:47 pm

NEWS RELEASE by the Seminole County Sheriff's Office

Seminole Co. (6/3/12) – George Zimmerman, DOB 10/5/83, was booked into the John E. Polk Correctional Facility (JEPCF) at approximately 1:45 p.m. today pursuant to a court order issued by Judge Lester ordering him to be remanded into custody.

Once the booking process is complete, Zimmerman’s booking photo can be found on the Sheriff’s Office website at

Zimmerman is currently on a no bond status.

Zimmerman will not have a First Appearance hearing. The SCSO has no information on any potential bond hearings. Inquiries on this matter should be directed to Zimmerman’s defense attorney, Mark O’Mara.

General Information

George Zimmerman will be housed in administrative confinement. He will be placed in this status (segregated from the general population) due to the high profile nature of the case.

Zimmerman’s cell is designed to hold two inmates and is approximately 67 square feet. It is equipped with a toilet and two beds.  A mattress, pillow, bed sheets, and blanket are provided. No photos will be provided of his cell or of any other cells inside the JEPCF.

Inmates housed at the JEPCF are not provided access to televisions and are not permitted to use or possess tobacco products.   Inmates are provided access to books and magazines from the facility’s library cart.They may also have books and magazines delivered directly to them from the publisher of the periodical. Bibles are also permitted.

The JEPCF assesses a $20 booking fee and a $3 per day subsistence fee. This fee is deducted from the inmate’s trust account.

The JEPCF has a design capacity of 1396 inmates.