The Oxford County Jail
in South Paris, Oxford County, Maine, like all jails is a maximum security facility. Because the inmates in this jail range from low level offenders to those being held for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder, the security level is as high as is it is in any maximum security state prison. Some of the security features in this facility include security cameras, electronic detection and reinforced fencing topped with razor wire. Correctional officers in Oxford County Jail
are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves and other inmates from violence.
The men, women and juveniles being held in the Oxford County Jail
are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Oxford County Court System already and been sentenced to a period of time of one year or less. When an inmate is sentenced to a year or more, they are admitted into the Maine Prison
or Federal Prison System
Inmates in the Oxford County Jail
are fed three meals a day totaling 2,500 calories, are allowed access to phones to contact friends and family members, are allowed at least one hour a day for exercise, have access to books, bathroom and shower facilities. The inmates are allowed mail to be delivered to them as well as newspapers and magazine from trusted outside publishers.
In addition, Oxford County houses the following juvenile facilities: Long Crk Youth Develop. Ctr
, Mtn View Juvenile Correctional
On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Oxford County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Oxford County Jail
Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Oxford County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.
Oxford County Jail Inmate Search
Oxford County Sheriff
26 Western Ave.
PO Box 179
South Paris, ME 04281
South Paris Police: 207-743-0549
Juvenile Detention: 207-822-2775
District Attorney: 207-743-1511
Oxford County Jail is licensed to hold offenders for only 72 hours. Because of this, people arrested in this county who are held longer are continuously shuttled to other jails in Maine such as the Androscoggin County Jail, Two Bridges Regional Jail, Cumberland County Jail and others.
It is advised that you call the Oxford County Jail at 207-743-9554 to confirm where an inmate is located prior to mailing a letter or arranging a visit.