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Dealing with a Drug Addict: How I Started Letting Go

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When 12-Step Programs Don't Work For You

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4 Good Places to Find Prison Pen Pals

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Parents in Jail: Getting a Preschool-aged Child Ready to Visit

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Restrictions on Greeting Cards for Inmates

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Can a Felon Own a Gun In West Virginia?

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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Colorado?

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Getting a Felon's Voting Rights Restored in Michigan

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4 Things to Avoid During An Arrest

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What is an Interstate Compact Agreement for a Felon?

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5 Facts About Your Supplemental Security Income Payments While You Are Incarcerated

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Can a Felon Possess a Gun In California?

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Coordinating Inmate Visitation To Minimize Conflicts

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The Pickaway County Jail in Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio, 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 Pickaway 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 Pickaway County Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Pickaway 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 Ohio Prison or Federal Prison System. Inmates in the Pickaway 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.

On this page you will find direct links to specific information that friends and family members of inmates will find useful: Pickaway County Inmate Search, Inmate Phone use, Visitation Rules and Schedules, Commissary Deposits and Information about the Pickaway County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines. In addition, you will find information on how to contact the facility, directions to the jail, Pickaway County recent arrests, Most Wanted, outstanding Arrest Warrants and much more.



Pickaway County Jail Inmate Search

STATE COUNTY BEDS
Ohio Pickaway 120
PHYSICAL ADDRESS
600 Island Road
P.O. Box 340
Circleville, OH 43113
FAX
(740) 477-2573
 

Fun Ideas for Inmate Mail

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Inmate Voting Rights: Can I Vote After Being Convicted of a Misdemeanor Offense?

In most states, once you are released from jail for your misdemeanor conviction your voting rights are fully restored. In some cases, you are still allowed to vote even while incarcerated. In the states of Idaho, Kentucky, Indiana, South Carolina, Michigan, South Dakota and Missouri, if you are in jail or prison due to a […]

Finding Employment After Prison

Many companies will not interview a felon, much less hire one. While this is true and it can make life on the outside difficult, finding employment after prison can be done if you take the right steps. Career Centers Goodwill has set up a nationwide career center program to help underemployed and unemployed people and […]

4 Things to Avoid During An Arrest

Only an attorney should advise you of your individual arrest situation but in general, these four suggestions may help stabilize your situation. Don't try and argue your way out. In most cases, by the time the cuffs come out, there is no turning back. Arguing, negotiating, and continuing to try to avoid arrest will do […]

How to Survive Prison

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He is a Drug Addict, but he Keeps Passing Drug Tests – How?

The probation department has the ability to send a test off to be examined for tampering, but you don't have those same connections. Understanding how they can be cheated will help you test him more effectively. Related: How do America's drug courts work? The Houdini switch Drug users have this down to a science. Everyone […]

What Info Can I Get From An Inmate Search?

Nothing is scarier than a missing person. You're frantic to find out what happened. Then it hits you: Maybe your loved one got arrested. Many jails have websites that allow you to look up inmates currently in custody. Some even list those who were booked and recently released. But an inmate search can tell you […]

Can a Felon Own a Gun In New Mexico?

Generally speaking, federal law makes it a crime for a convicted felon to own or possess a gun or ammunition. If you were convicted of a federal felony crime, you must receive a presidential pardon if you are to ever own a firearm again. Some states, however, have specifically designed laws regarding felons convicted of […]

Solitary Confinement for Teenagers is a Bad Idea. Here's What We Can Do About It.

Inhumane disciplinary isolation for incarcerated children is causing suicides and other harm. All who believe that teenagers deserve special attention at their time of need will be interested in the recommendations in this New York Times piece. Read about it here: End Solitary Confinement for Teenagers

You are on Felony Probation: 4 Things Not To Do

Being on felony probation means you report to a probation officer by phone or in person, typically once a month. Between your reporting dates, you need to stay on your probation officer's good side. 1. Don't associate with felons. Almost all felony probation officers will tell you not to hang around with known felons. It […]

He Expected Probation, Instead He Went to Jail.

My name is Jonathan. I thought I was going to get probation. Everyone I knew got probation for the same charge, but when I was called in front of the judge, he sentenced me to 30 days in jail. I was handcuffed, taken into custody in front of everyone in the courtroom, and brought to […]

The Truth about Prison Phone Calls

Your inmate needs to stay connected to friends and family. While lots of information can be shared on the phone, precautions must be taken so that everyone involved can avoid having future problems. Phone Calls are Recorded If your inmate wants to discuss the case with you by phone, use extreme caution going forward. The […]

Fun Ideas to Mail to Your Inmate

Mail is a great way to communicate with your inmate. In addition to serious letters, here are some fun ways to amuse each other through the mail. These can be done on postcards or letters. Top 10 Each of you make a list of your favorite five things about the other person and also write […]

4 Things to Tell Young Kids When Dad is In Jail

While your husband is incarcerated, your children will want to know what has happened. These four things can ease their mind without burdening them. Explain why he went. Without being specific about the exact crime he is accused of, you can tell the children that the judge thinks their dad broke the law and he […]

Can a Felon Possess a Gun In Georgia?

Georgia law is very clear on its position regarding convicted felons in that state owning or possessing firearms: It follows the federal law when it comes to guns and felons. The Basics: With the exception of a felony conviction that is non-violent and related exclusively to a business-related crime, if you have ever been convicted […]

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  1. Ginny Cook Mon, Dec 26 2011 9:56 PM

    There have been alot of weman that have been found dead lately, I know 2 of them that were trying to get out of abusive relationship's, i hope there are Investigation's Into these death's, i can't imagine these ladies taking their own lives! What If they were sister's or daughter's of law Informent In this county? Then I'm sure It would be taken alittle more seriously!

  2. BILLIE KUHN Sun, May 13 2012 9:42 PM

    I WANT TO KNOW WHY PICKAWAY COUNTY JAIL DOESN,T LET FAMILY BUY CALLING CARDS FOR THE INMATES AT THERE JAIL? ALL THE PRISON& SEORJ OFFERS THIS TO FAMILY AND INMATES I THINK THIS IS UNFAIR TO FAMILY AND CHILDERN WHO HAS A FAMILY MEMBER IN JAIL .MOST PEOPLE ARE ON A SMALL INCOME AND CAN,T AFFORD WHAT THESE CALLS COST

  3. Jessica Mon, Dec 24 2012 5:32 AM

    Okay i would just like to post a comment on the shaking baby syndrome death that happened there in pickaway county....my name is jessica and i live in california and i want it on record that i truely believe with all that i am and that is in me that you guys have the wrong person...wayne walker "wolfe" is not the type or kind of person that he is being made out to be by everybody around there and all the media bullshit, i have know wayne since i was judsyoung little girl and i know that he is jus not capable of doing what you guys are accusing him of...yeah im sure its easy to focus on him as a person of interest ...him having tattoos all over and the fact that yeah he does have a record...not to mention hes the outsider there none of you know him.. but what you all need to realize is that for those very reasons that you all so easily assume and point the finger finger at him are the same very reasons that you need to step back and look at and consider all possible angles and other possibilities...because you dont know him...period point blank...wayne walker is a genuine person with a big heart he is somebody that i would have and evem still would trust with not only my life but the life and well being of my beautiful 3yr old little girl...i understand that people may have their reasons for what they think about him..well heres a little food for thought...im sure a majority of you have done your own share of wrong rather you all can stand up in admit it or not doesnt matter the fact is nobodys perfect we all fuck up do things we regret later....but you can not jump to conclusions of such intenity based on his past nor can anyone of you judge or speak on what you "hear' he may have done in the past because none of you or even i know the circumstances behind hid past...answer me this have you ever been accused of something you really didnt do but because you were accused of something back then your automatically guilty noe now....yea it sucks wouldnt you all agree? Yea well this isnt little like being accused of stealin a piece of candy or something this is somebodys life you are dealing with....think if because you all were so blind sighted and quick to point the finger on the outsider with tattoos and a past that you ruin an innocent persons life then later learn that outsider never hurt nobody he was jus misunderstood...and the truth of what really happened and who really hurt baby calton (r.i.p) comes out....well it wud mean that really none of you are anything better then the perpatrator themselfs because you all wud have ruined an innocent life all the same....all im sayin is that wayne isnt what you guys have made yourself believe nor is he how you see him to be....plz just open your eyes and mind to the many other possibilitys.....guve him the benefit of the doubt until all those other possibilitiez are eleminated and the only person left that could of did it is him....i know nobidy likes to think or believe there friend or neighbor or childhood friend they grrew up with could possibly do such a horrific thing and take the life from a baby but open your eyez and look around all im saying is see everyone thru the same eyes thk u

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