Osage County Jail is in Osage County, OK and is the jail for that area. Do you know somebody in Osage County Jail? This site will tell you all about everything a person needs to know about Osage County Jail,like: Learn how to locate an inmate. Find inmate mugshots. The jail’s phone number and address. Posting bail. Intake procedures and booking. Osage County court information. And lots more.
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The prospect of going to jail is a scary and stressful thought, not only for the person who goes to jail, but also their family and friends. The purpose of this guide is to give you all the information and advice you need to make the process a lot easier. If you have a question, please feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and any tips or comments that would be beneficial to others is much appreciated.
Osage County Jail
900 Saint Paul Avenue
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Phone Number and Fax Number
Phone: (918) 287-4295
Map and Directions
Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you know someone in jail and need to contact them?
Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to see who’s in jail at Osage County Jail you need to go to their website and perform an inmate search.
The Osage County Jail Inmate List has information on people who have been arrested and are in jail, including status, bail amount, and times the inmate can have visitors. Also, you are able to get info for anybody processed or released within the last 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by last name. You can get the information more quickly if you’ve got the arrestee’s first and last name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
If your friend or loved one is incarcerated at a different jail you can look here: Oklahoma County Jails
A mugshot, or booking photograph, is a picture that the jail takes during jail intake processing. They will take one face photo and a profile photo. Your full name and jail booking number will be on the photos, and they are stored.
Mugshots of Osage County Jail inmates can be found on the Osage County Jail website, or you can see them at the Osage County Jail. When viewing online you will have to enter the inmate’s name, and an arrest date.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Want to get your mugshot erased from the Osage County Jail website? This will be difficult, as your mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that all of your arrest records would be sealed, so no one will be able to access them. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.
For a more in-depth article about getting your mugshot removed, the various mugshot websites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: How To Remove Your Mugshot from the Internet
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Of course, once you are locked up, your only thought is about when and how you will get out. After you’ve been booked, bail will be set using the bail schedule or the magistrate will decide it. If no bail is set this can mean that you will either be released, or you are kept in jail until your court date.
If you are released you must agree to be in court on your court date, and until then you must not travel out of the county.
Usually, prisoners will earn early release in exchange for good behavior when they follow the rules and act right while locked up.
If you follow the rules, you may be allowed to participate in a work release program. Either you will have to return to jail each day when you’re finished at your job, or you might have the chance to move into a halfway house when you are not working.
Your bail is money that you have to pay to get out of jail until your court date. The amount of bail that is set is dictated by what crime you are charged with and how serious it is. You will need to put up 10% of the amount that was set before you can get out of jail. If you don’t show up for your scheduled court date, whoever put up your bail money will not get their money back.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
In order to find out how much someone’s bail is, you must call the Osage County Jail or the County Courthouse. If you’ve got the person’s information, such as name, address and date of birth, they’ll tell you what their bail is set at. You can also find out how much their bail is on the jail website.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Needing to bail someone out of jail is no fun, but in some cases, it’s simple to do if you have the money. First of all, you need to find out if they have a “Cash Bond Only” situation. If it is, you will not be able to get a bail bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – the jail won’t take a personal check. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the prisoner will be released. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get the bail money back.
If the bail amount is too high, of if you can’t pay it, you should try a bail bondsman. They will usually charge you a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total amount of bail set, and sometimes have a minimum charge of $100. This money is non-refundable and must be paid in cash. If the bail is exceptionally high, the bondsman might ask to use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond.
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Early Release For Good Behavior
- Get Out on Work Release
- Released For Time Served
- Pre-Trial Release Programs
- Released On House Arrest
- Be Released on Your Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The jail intake procedure includes these steps:
- You will be placed in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
- You will answer some basic questions, such as what is your full legal name, your address, birthdate and contact person.
- They’ll also ask about your medical and psychological history.
- You will be given an inmate number.
- You will get fingerprinted.
- You will have your mugshot taken.
- Any personal property you have will get taken away from you and will be stored until you are released.
- They will let you use the phone to get in touch with a member of your family, friend, or bondsman to arrange bail.
- If you are expected to be released shortly, they will let you keep wearing street clothes, if not you will have to wear a jail uniform.
Have you ever been arrested and gone through processing at jail? If you have, please tell us what happened. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? How did the guards treat you? Do you know any things that could help others to get through jail processing?
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When you post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. Getting discharged from jail can take anywhere from 30 minutes to many hours. Or, simply, the faster you can post bail, the faster you can get out of jail. How quickly you get discharged depends on whether or not you have a cash bond amount or if a judge has to decide on the bail amount. For minor charges, you will be booked and get released without having to post bail. When you have completed your jail sentence and have a discharge date, you should expect to be discharged that morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
In the event there is a, or if you need to start your sentence, it is highly advisable that you follow the law and turn yourself in willingly. In the case of an outstanding warrant, go down to the jail intake center, and tell an officer that you think there may be an outstanding arrest warrant out for you. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if so, you will be taken into jail custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go down to the jail at the time and date that the sentence order lists. Make sure that you are not late. Just bring allowed items when you turn yourself in, like your driver’s license or photo ID, prescription medication, as well as the sentencing order from court.
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give information about each visitor to the jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will be put in a log of visitors for the requesting inmate. All visitors will have to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Visitors showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will be turned away.
The Osage County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you double-check the official Osage County Jail jail site before you go to visitation.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
All phone calls from jail are with a pre-paid phone card or account, or are collect calls . Phone calls made in jail are much pricier than regular phone calls. Phone calls are restricted on when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but inmates must keep in mind that there are a limited number of phones, so all the inmates must share phone time. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s phone privileges could be reduced or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Osage County Jail phone number is: (918) 287-4295
Sending Mail to Inmates
Any mail that you send to an inmate is required to be sent using the actual US Postal Service, and not courier or delivery, or hand delivered. You must not use any other method of mail delivery. You must write the prisoner’s name, inmate ID number, and the address of the jail on the envelope. Don’t mail a package or box, envelope with padding, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail received by the jail will be opened and read and inspected by the jail administration, and the mail will be returned if deemed inappropriate.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Osage County Jail:
Osage County Jail
900 Saint Paul Avenue
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Osage County Jail
900 Saint Paul Avenue
Pawhuska, OK 74056
The Osage County Jail inmate mail policy changes often, so you should double check the official Osage County Jail site when you send a letter to an inmate.
Get A Lawyer
When you’ve been arrested, you still have certain rights, the first of which is that you have the right to request an attorney. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so it is important to ask a friend or family member to locate a lawyer for you. You’re probably asking yourself ‘I don’t have to get a lawyer – I can just represent myself’ You’re not required to have an attorney in all cases, a criminal lawyer will make sure you know your rights, protect your interests and help you understand the court system in Osage County. The faster you hire an attorney to represent you and work on your case, the better your chances.
For more information about how to find an attorney, visit: How to Find a Lawyer in Osage County
If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire an attorney, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. In addition, the Public Defender’s Office has a number of staff such as private investigators, experts in forensics as well as case workers. You will be reassured to know that Public Defenders are licensed lawyers that are admitted to the State Bar and are legally licensed to practice law and represent you in court.
Have you or someone you know used the services of a Public Defender? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?
All court records are a matter of public record. They include a file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in the course of your case. You can access your court case records using the Osage County website, or at the Clerk of Court where the case was filed.
Clerk of Court
A Clerk of Court is an officer and clerk of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath in a court case, and also read the verdict when the jury makes their final decision. All records, documents, and evidence from your case are kept at Clerk of Court.
Court fees are the costs associated with your case, for example filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you can’t afford to pay these fees and have a Public Defender, you can get a waiver for these fees and won’t have to pay them.
The Osage County magistrate acts as the judge who presides over your court case. Magistrates do several different things, like setting bail amounts, issuing arrest warrants, and overseeing initial court appearances and detention hearings.
A defendant’s pre-sentencing report is completed with information about your background and details of the defendant’s life history, which the judge will review and take into consideration when determining a sentence. Information and personal details will be gathered from the person on trial, his or her family, and in some cases the victim. Be sure to remember you are allowed to request to have a copy of the pre-sentencing report before you are sentenced, and review it and correct any mistakes.
If you get convicted of a crime, you will be sentenced. There are a number of different options, including community service and probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on sentencing guidelines and the severity of your crime, you may be taken into custody, right there in court, or you might be given a date that you are required to go to jail to serve your jail term according to your sentence.
Do you need to find out if someone is locked up, or has ever been in jail?
This is pretty easy to do, simply you need to access the Osage County jail website, and search using:
- The inmate’s name.
- Date of birth.
- Their booking date.
- and their jail inmate ID.
If you think this person is in jail, you should call the jail confirm whether they’ve been arrested or not.
If you believe you have an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you can check court records on the Osage County jail website or you are able to call the jail directly. This requires a first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask one of the officers. You should know that there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
If you know the person’s name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Osage County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are in the public record and this is freely available.
A Civil Process is when you are served with legal papers, like warrants. You can access civil process orders by going to the Sheriff’s office, by phone or online.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All people registered as sex offenders have to be listed and registered on a sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been tried by jury and convicted in a court of law of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you can’t find the street address, but rather the address block they live on.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a court case file that includes a court docket and any of the filings and documents filed in the case. You can access your court records online, or at the clerk’s office of the court where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains a record of people’s criminal background. These databases are all connected so you can track criminal convictions from other states. You are able to go to the courthouse and check in person or you can check the website. You must know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.
A criminal records search you will be able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes they may have committed, which could include:
- Drug crimes.
- Rape or other sexual assault.
- Violent crimes.
- Property crimes like theft or larceny.
But, when you do a criminal records check, you will not be able to see if that person has had:
- Speeding or reckless driving.
- Lost their driver’s license or license revoked or suspended.
- Been in a traffic accident.
- Minor infractions or moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- You have to be over the age of 21.
- You have to possess a High School Diploma or GED
- You have to be a US Citizen.
- You have to pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
- You have to pass a drug test.
- You have to have a good level of fitness.
- You have to be in good health.
- You have to have a valid Driver’s License
- An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.
- Victims have the right to protection from the accused.
- Victims have the right to notification.
- Victims have the right to attend proceedings.
- Victims have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
- Victims have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
- Victims have the right to restitution.
- Victims have the right to a speedy trial.
- Victims have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
- Spouses and children of all victims.
- Parents and guardians of minor victims.
- Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
- Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.
- Conditions in Osage County Jail.
- Jail and pod facility and layout
- Jail staff and Guards
- Food and commissary
- Having Visitors
- The other inmates.
- Prisoner safety
- Jail gangs
- Inmate programs and activities
To search for this information, you have to do a driving history search.
Have you ever needed to find criminal records? Was it a difficult process? Did you search online or did you have to call the courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are many reasons that folks search for criminal records and backgrounds, and your story might make it easier for others.
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For Federal crimes, the FBI keeps a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Osage County, the Sheriff has a list of most wanted criminals, too.
Life In Jail / What Its Like
Just the thought of being incarcerated in the Osage County jail is very scary, eventually you will get accustomed to the routine that is set for you in jail. Prisoners get an alarm for wake-up at 6:00am, and then roll call. You will then have breakfast. When you finish breakfast you will have to work in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.
Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Osage County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Osage County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.
How To Send Money to an Inmate
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
The rules for sending funds to Osage County Jail inmates changes, so we suggest that you visit the official website before you send funds to an inmate.
The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.
You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.
Pods / The Yard
The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self-contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.
As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.
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Types of Jobs at Osage County Jail
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Osage County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.
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There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.
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Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:
The definition of victim includes:
There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.
The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.
Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.
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Sex Offender Information and Search
All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.
If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.
Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
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Have you ever been a prisoner at this jail? Do you know someone there? Have you ever visited a prisoner at this jail?
If yes, then you should tell us about it. Tell us about your jail experience so other people can find out what to expect.
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