Contact an Inmate
Inmates rely heavily on contact with family and friends while in custody. Family and friends may visit an inmate through our video services, call an inmate, or mail an inmate in custody at Canadian County Sheriff's Office.
Visitation privileges are available to all inmates. Visitation privileges may be restricted due to the misbehavior of the inmate or visitor or for the security of the detention center.
Remote visitation is not allowed during the following hours
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Remote On-Site Video Visitation
Each inmate will be allowed 2 visits per day at 20 minutes per visit with a 10 minute cool down period. They will have unlimited days per week to visit and the visits will be recorded. The visits MUST BE SCHEDULED 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. Family and friends must sign up at https://www.inmatesales.com
For family or friends without internet access through personal computer or cell phone, limited openings for Saturday on-site kiosk visitation in the detention center lobby is available if scheduled 24 hours in advance. If problems occur with scheduling, please call the detention center at (405) 422-3188 for guidance.
Visitors must be at least 18 years of age or have their parent or legal guardian present.
Visitors must comply with the visitors dress code which will be as follows:
- No mini-skirts.
- No halter tops.
- No short shorts.
- No see through clothing.
- No swim wear.
Persons violating this dress code will not be allowed to visit. Inappropriate activity sexual or criminal in nature will result in termination of remote visitation, and the visitor may be banned from future visits.
Persons who have been incarcerated in this detention center will not be allowed to visit any inmate for a period of six months after their release date.
The Detention Center Administrator may grant a one-time special visit for family members driving from out of state. The out of state family members must contact the Detention Center Administrator during normal business hours Monday through Friday and give at least 24-hour notice of the intent to visit. Exceptions may be made upon request and authorization of the Detention Center Administrator or his designee.
To expedite attorney-client visitation and prevent disruption to the detention center operations, advance scheduling is required. The attorney of record may call the control officer at least 24 hours in advance at (405) 422-3188 for scheduling.
Visits will not be conducted during shift change, meal times, or between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. Exceptions may be considered in exigent circumstances, with approval by the Detention Center Administrator or Deputy Administrator.
- The recognized attorney of record must provide photo identification and an Oklahoma Bar Association membership card prior to meeting with their client.
- The attorney may allow paralegals, investigators, law students, out-of-state attorneys, or expert witnesses visit on the attorney’s behalf. A letter on the attorney’s letterhead stating the representative is working for the attorney on the case involving the inmate who is also the attorney’s client.
- Attorney visits may be barrier free, contact visits that shall not be audio recorded or occur in a location where the conversations between the inmate, attorney, paralegal, law student, investigator or expert can be overheard by staff.
- Although attorney visits may be visually observed by staff, via close circuit security cameras, for the overall jail security, normally no direct monitoring of visits between inmates and their attorneys shall occur unless determined by the Detention Center Administrator.
- An attorney may be restricted from barrier-free contact visits if the detention center’s administration can show cause of action due to security threats or violation of posted jail rules and regulations.
- To ensure safety and security of the detention center, attorneys and their representatives may be required to submit to reasonable search processes and inspection of briefcases and bags.
Prohibited items include:
- Cell phones, or other electronic/Bluetooth enabled communication devices, to include laptops
- Cell phone chargers
- Knives, or items
- Firearms and ammunition
- Tobacco products
Inmate Mail Policy
The detention center uses a third-party vendor for processing incoming mail, unless it is legal in nature. All incoming envelopes must have the following information:
Smart Communications- Canadian County Detention Center
Inmate’s name and PID number
5030 North May Ave, Box #308
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
The following items are NOT allowed.
- Paper clips
- No more than 3 (three) photos per envelope
- Stamped envelopes
- Blank envelopes
- Blank paper
- Laminated plastic
- Musical cards
- Newspaper/magazine clippings
- Cards larger than 8" x 11"
- No photographs larger than 4" x 6" and may not contain any alcoholic beverages, nudity, weapons or tobacco, or any illegal activity, Polaroid pictures, any other item larger than 8 ½" x 14"
- Anything from the Internet
The sender must sign their letter and the signature must match the sender.
Each adult must mail his or her own letter in a separate envelope
Funds sent, other than the allowable checks from other Law Enforcement Agencies will not be accepted.
Any material which may disrupt the operation and/or safety and security of the facility
Persons who have been incarcerated in this detention center will not be allowed to correspond with any inmate for a period of six months after their release date. If you wish to correspond with currently incarcerated inmates it must be approved by the Detention Center Administrator.
INCOMING MAIL CONTAINING ANY OF THE ABOVE LISTED ITEMS WILL BE RETURNED TO THE SENDER.