Pushmataha County Jail is in Pushmataha County, OK and is the primary jail for this area. Are you looking for someone incarcerated at Pushmataha County Jail? This guide gives you information about everything one might want to know about Pushmataha County Jail,like the following: How to locate an inmate. Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. How to post bail. Intake procedures. Court information and records. And much more…
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The chance of going to jail is a scary thought, not only for the person who gets arrested, but also that person’s friends and family. This guide is meant to give information and advice you need to make helping someone get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a specific question, please feel free to ask them, and any comments or tips that would be a benefit to other people in the same situation is appreciated.
Pushmataha County Jail
207 Sw 3Rd Street
Antlers, OK 74523
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you know someone in jail and need to find out where they are?
Has somebody who has been arrested and you want to find them?
To find out who’s in jail at Pushmataha County Jail you need to visit their link and perform an inmate search.
The Pushmataha County Jail Inmate List has information on persons currently in custody, including status, how much their bail is, and schedule for visitation. Also, you are able to find info about anybody who has been arrested or discharged within the past 24-hour period. Jail inmates are shown in alphabetical order by their last name. You can get the information fast if you enter your friend or family member’s full name, birth date, or inmate ID Number.
If your friend or family member could possibly be in another jail you should check our Oklahoma county jail guide: Oklahoma Jails
A mugshot, also called a jail booking photograph, is the photo taken by the police when you get booked into jail. A mugshot is make of one and a profile picture. Your name and intake number will be in the photos, and they will be kept on file.
Mugshots of inmates can be seen on the website, or you can see them in person at the Pushmataha County Jail. When viewing online you will have to enter the inmate’s name, and the arrest date, if you have it.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Are you trying to get your mugshot removed from the Pushmataha County Jail site? This will be difficult, since your mugshot is public record. To get your mugshot taken down you will need to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. Basically, this means that all of your arrest records will be sealed, and will not be available to the public. Depending on your situation, this may be a longshot.
To learn more about getting your mugshot taken down, the various mugshot sites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: Mugshot Removal
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Once you are locked up, your main thought is when and how to get out. After booking, your bail amount will be determined either through a preset bail schedule or a magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this can mean that you will either be released on your ‘own recognizance’ until your court date, or you are kept in jail until your court date.
If you do bail out you must promise to be there for your court date, and you must not leave the area.
In most cases, prisoners will be given early release in exchange for good behavior if they follow the rules and don’t cause any problems while they’re in jail.
If you follow the rules, you might be allowed to participate in work release. Either you will have to go back to jail every day after work, or you could get to move to a halfway house instead of jail, so it is kind of like an early release.
Bail is money that you have to pay to get out of jail until you go to court. The amount you will have to pay is determined by the crime you are charged with. You will have to pay to the courts 10 percent of the total set before you can get out of jail. If you miss your court appearance, whoever put up your bail money will lose that money.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
To find out someone’s bail amount you must call the Pushmataha County Jail. If know the person’s information, such as name, address and date of birth, they will let you know the bail amount. You can also check their bail amount and status on the jail website.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Having to bail someone out of jail is no fun, but most of the time, its easy if you have the money. First, figure out if their bail is a Cash Only Bond situation. If so, you won’t be able to use a bail bondsman. They only accept cash at the jail, so you have to take cash – the jail will not take a check. As soon as you’ve paid the bail bond, the person will get released. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.
If bail is set too high, or you can’t afford it yourself, you might need to use a bail bondsman. Bail bondsmen usually charge a fee of 10-15% of total bail, and sometimes with a minimum charge of $100. This is non-refundable and the bondsman only accepts cash. If the bail has been set really high, the bail bondsman will usually require that they use your assets, such as home, property or cars, as collateral for the bond.
To contact a local bail bondsman visit our page about: Bail bondsman
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Early Release For Good Behavior
- Get Out on Work Release
- Get Out For Time Served
- Be Released on a Pre-Trial Release Program
- Get Released on House Arrest
- Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The intake procedure includes the following steps:
- You will be placed in a waiting area or cell. If the jail is really busy, you may not be processed immediately.
- Firstly, you will have to answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your full name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact.
- They’ll also ask you about your medical and psychological history.
- You will be issued an inmate number.
- You will get fingerprinted.
- You will get your mugshot taken.
- All personal property will get taken away from you and stored until you are discharged.
- You will then be allowed to use the phone so you can talk to family, friends, or bail bondsman.
- If you think you will get released quickly, you will be allowed to wear your own clothes, but if you are not expected to make bail quickly you will have to wear a jail uniform.
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When you pay your bail, you will be discharged from jail. The discharge process may take anywhere between 10 minutes to many hours. So, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get discharged from jail. It also might depend on if you’ve been given a cash bond amount or if the judge has to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and then released on your recognizance without having to pay bail. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a discharge date, expect to get discharged in the morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
If you have a, or if you have to start a jail sentence, you should do the right thing and turn yourself into the authorities. In the case of an outstanding warrant, report to the jail, and tell the intake officer that believe that there could be a warrant for your arrest. They will do a check to find out if there is an arrest warrant for you, and if so, you will be taken into custody. If you have a jail sentence to serve, go down to the jail on the date and time that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Ensure that you don’t show up late. Just bring things that are allowed when you turn yourself in, for example a driver’s license or even ID, prescription medication, and a official sentencing order.
Inmates need to list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail in advance of the visit. Your visitors will be entered in a log of visitors as an authorized visitor. Each visitor has to provide acceptable photo identification when visiting an inmate. Any visitors showing up late or that does not have a visitation order will not be allowed to attend visitation.
The Pushmataha County Jail visitation procedures can change, so it would be wise to review the jail site before you try to visit an inmate.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
All phone calls from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . These phone calls are typically more expensive than regular phone calls. Inmates are able to make phone calls, with restrictions on how often you can use the phone, but inmates should keep in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you are under any sort of disciplinary procedure, an inmate’s ability to use the phone might get reduced or eliminated completely.
Phone Number: 580-298-2475
Sending Mail to Inmates
All inmate mail has to be sent using the actual US Postal Service, and not courier or delivery, or hand delivered. You shouldn’t use any other form of mail or package delivery. You must print the prisoner’s name, inmate ID, and the jail address on the envelope. Don’t mail anything in a box or package, envelope with padding, bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. All mail sent to inmates is opened and reviewed by staff, and will be sent back if it can’t be delivered.
The mailing address for Pushmataha County Jail is:
Pushmataha County Jail
207 Sw 3Rd Street
Antlers, OK 74523
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Pushmataha County Jail
207 Sw 3Rd Street
Antlers, OK 74523
The mail policy changes often, so check the official Pushmataha County Jail site when send a letter to someone in jail there.
Get A Lawyer
If you get arrested, you need to be aware that you still have rights, the first of which is that you have the right to request an attorney. You only get so many phone calls when you get arrested, so it is a good idea to get a friend or relative to locate a lawyer when you talk to them. You’re probably asking yourself ‘why do I need an attorney?’ You can represent yourself if you really want to, but, a criminal defense lawyer will advise you about your rights, protect your interests and show you the way through the criminal justice system. The faster you get an attorney working on your situation, the better your chances.
For more detailed information on this, read: Find an Attorney
If you cannot afford a lawyer, you will be assigned a public defender. Also, the Public Defender Office is staffed by private investigators, experts in forensics as well as social case workers. Public Defenders are real attorneys that are admitted to the Oklahoma State Bar Association and are legally licensed to practice law.
Have you ever had to use a court appointed attorney? What was your experience?
Pushmataha County court records are a matter of public record. They contain a case file with a sheet called a docket sheet and all of the documents and motions in your case. You are able to access your court case records with the internet service, or at the Clerk of Court.
Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Court is an official part of the court who manages access to court records. They also administer the oath during court cases, and also read the verdict when decided by the jury. All records, documents, and evidence related to your case are kept at the Pushmataha County Clerk of Court.
Court costs and court fees are the charges from your court case, such as filing charges, motion and claim fees, and court appearance fees. If you are low income and have been assigned a Public Defender, you will not be responsible for these fees.
A Magistrate is the type of judge that will preside on your court case. They do many different things, such as setting bail, issuing warrants, and acting as the presiding judge over preliminary court proceedings and detention proceedings.
A pre-sentencing report is put together to include your background information and information about the defendant’s life history, which the magistrate will take into account when deciding on the sentence. Information will be gathered from the person on trial, his or her family members, and if necessary the victim in the crime. Don’t forget you are allowed to request to receive your own copy of this report prior to sentencing, so you can go over it and correct any mistakes in it.
After being convicted of a crime, you will then get sentenced. The judge will have several different options when sentencing you, ranging from community service, house arrest, and probation, to prison or jail time. Depending on how serious your crime was, you could be taken into custody, right there in court, or given a date that you must turn yourself into jail to serve your jail time according to your sentence.
Do you need to find out if somebody you know is currently in jail, or has been an inmate in the past?
This is pretty simple to do, just you should access the jail website and do an inmate search, and search by:
- Their name.
- Birth date.
- Their approximate booking date.
- and their jail inmate ID.
If you’re not sure if this person is in jail, you can call the jail to find out.
If you have an outstanding warrant, you can access court records on the Pushmataha County court website or you can call the jail directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go the jail in person and ask one of the officers. You should know that if you do have an outstanding warrant, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
If you have a first and last name, as well as the date of their arrest, contact the Pushmataha County jail, by phone, go there in person, or find out online. An arrest is in the public record and this is accessible to anyone.
Civil processes are when you get served with legal papers, which can be , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can find these civil process orders by going to the Pushmataha County Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All convicted sex offenders have to be registered and listed on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You are able to see sex offenders on the internet, but you should know that you will not be able to see the exact address, but only the neighborhood block of the address that they registered.
Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. These records include a case file containing a court docket and all of the filings and documents filed in your court case. You are able to access the court records on their website, or at Clerk of Court in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each and every state maintains records of a person’s criminal background. These state databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from another state. Go to county courthouse and make an inquiry, or check the website. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and in the event that it was in a different state entirely, you might have to pay for a more comprehensive search.
When you look up someone’s criminal record you can get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for any crimes, which can include:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
- Drug offenses such as possession or trafficking.
- Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
- Violent crimes like assault or murder.
- Breaking and entering, theft, larceny.
During a criminal records search, you generally won’t be able to see if someone has had:
- Speeding tickets.
- Drivers license revoked or suspended.
- Been in a traffic accident.
- Minor infractions or moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- You must be over the age of 21.
- You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
- You must be a US Citizen.
- You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
- You must pass a drug test.
- You must have a good level of fitness.
- You must be in good health.
- You must have a valid Driver’s License
- An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.
- You have the right to protection from the accused.
- You have the right to notification.
- You have the right to attend proceedings.
- You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
- You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
- You have the right to restitution.
- You have the right to a speedy trial.
- You 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 Pushmataha County Jail.
- Jail layout and facility
- Guards and jail staff
- Commissary and food
- Prisoner safety
- Gang activity
- Inmate programs and activities
To find this information, you have to do a driving history search.
Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? How easy was it? Did you do your search online or did you have to make a phone call to the Pushmataha County courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that people search for criminal backgrounds and records, and your account might help other people.
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Everyone knows that the FBI has a listing of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Pushmataha County,The Sheriff’s Department maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.
FBI Ten Most Wanted List: Link
Life In Jail / What Its Like
Just the thought of being incarcerated in the Pushmataha County jail is quite unpleasant, in time you will get used to the daily routine. Expect an alarm for wake-up at 6:00AM, and next you’ll have roll call. After roll call you will eat breakfast. When you finish eating breakfast you will work in the program that has been assigned to you. 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 Pushmataha 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 Pushmataha 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 procedure to send funds to someone in jail could change, so be sure to double check the the Pushmataha County Jail website when send money to someone in jail there.
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 Pushmataha County Jail
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Pushmataha 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.
Reviews of this Jail
Have you ever been locked up in this jail? Do you have a friend or family member there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner in this jail?
If so, then you should tell us about it. Tell us about your experience so that others can learn what to expect.
Things you could include in the review:
Tell Your Story
Anybody that’s ever been locked up has a story about it. How’d you get locked up? Did you get fair treatment? How was day to day life at Pushmataha County Jail? Tell us about the other inmates. Did going to jail affect your life? How?
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