Jail Visitation Rules

• Inmate visitation hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Wednesdays. You must be signed in by 10:30 a.m. and must provide full physical address when signing in: Any inmate that is on the Wednesday 9am court docket will not receive a visit.
• Every inmate is given the opportunity each week to place names on the visitation list. If your name is not listed, you will not be allowed to visit.
• Inmates are allowed one ten minute visit each week. All visitors will visit during the same fiften minute session however there is a maximum of three visitors per inmate.
• Visitors must remain in their assigned station. It is unacceptable to move from station to station.
• Valid photo ID required for all adult visitors.
• Visitors with unruly children will be asked to leave. Children must be attended at all times.
• Visits from Clergy are permitted by appointment on days other than Wednesday. Clergy must present credentials upon appointment.
• All visits are non-contact.
• Any person who has been booked into Payne County Jail within the last year cannot visit.
• Any visitor appearing to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to visit and may be subject to arrest.
• All visitors are subject to search.
• Any visitor refusing to submit to a search will not be permitted to visit or remain in the visitation area.
• No personal items may be taken past the lobby area. This includes food and/or drink items and tobacco products.
• Any visitors found with contraband that is in violation of the law are subject to arrest.
• Visitors must conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. Profanity, loud or disrespectful comments, disruptive behavior, threats of any kind, etc. will result in termination of the visit.
• Visitors must remain seated at all times during the visit.
• Cell phone use is prohibited in the visitation room.
• The Payne County Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to terminate a visit at any time.


Visitor’s Standard of Dress:

  • Visitors are expected to be fully dressed in appropriate conventional clothing that is not unduly provocative, suggestive, or revealing.
  • No clothing with gang, obscene, or distracting messages, shapes, or designs.
  • No clothing that resembles security uniforms.
  • No clothing that exposes the stomach, back, shoulders, chest, midriff, or underarms.
  • No hats or other head coverings such as do-rags, bandanas, etc.
  • No “sagging” of pants. Undergarments must not be visible.
  • Shorts must be fingertip or longer in length.