Careers

Corrections Careers WHO ARE WE? Orange County Corrections employees are here to enhance public safety by operating a safe, secure, and humane correctional system. OPPORTUNITIES We recruit both Florida Certified and Non-Certified Correctional Officers to join one of the largest and most advanced jail systems in the nation. REQUIREMENTS OF POSITIONS Can you meet these […]

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Bounty hunters get a share of the bail bond money – usually 10 to 20% of the total agreed amount. A recent survey indicated that most bounty hunters make anywhere from $50,000 to $80,000 each year depending on the state. The average bounty hunter handles 100 to 150 cases a year. The term “bounty hunter” […]

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The nation’s criminal justice system has many people working not only directly within it but also in professions associated with that system. Bail bondsmen, for instance, rely on the criminal justice system to deliver them customers in the form of men and women needing bail money after being arraigned on criminal charges. Bail bondsmen, though, […]

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A bounty hunter is known by several different names: “bail enforcement agent,” “bail enforcer,” “bounty hunter,” “bail recovery agent,” “bail fugitive recovery person,” “fugitive recovery agent (FRA),” “bail agent,” “bail bond investigator,” and “surety investigator.” A private investigator may also be licensed as a bounty hunter. A bounty hunter is paid to apprehend a defendant […]

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Even though many may not consider being a bail bondsman a glamorous career, it can be very fulfilling and lucrative for the right individual. Bail agents play a vital role in the criminal justice system where they not only assist law enforcement, but also help criminals get their lives back on track. Despite the known […]

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Prior to 1996, bounty hunters in Florida were licensed as runners and legally authorized to take bond jumpers into custody on behalf of the bail bonds companies they worked for. Under current Florida statutes, bounty hunters, or runners as they are known in Florida, are required to be licensed as bail agents. Without a bail […]

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The state of Florida regulates very carefully the bail bond industry. Becoming a licensed bail bondsman is a lengthy process that includes many hours of training and a full year of supervised internship. To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen or legal alien at least 18 years of age residing in the state with […]

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