The Corrections Department was operated by the Osceola County Sheriff until March 1, 1997, when operations were transferred to the Board of County Commissioners. Current Department Chief Sherry Johnson was appointed in 2010.
The Osceola County Correctional Facility was constructed in 1986 and renovated during 1998 and 1999. The renovations included the refurbishing of the administrative, intake and medical areas, along with the addition of two direct supervision areas, multi-purpose areas and a kitchen. The facility has a total bed capacity of 873, including medical and temporary segregation units.