Pottawatomie County Jail

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Pottawatomie County Jail Information

The Pottawatomie County Jail is a 241 bed jail in the city of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma. You can call them 24 hours a day for inmate information at 405-273-0043.

Offenders arrested for misdemeanors and felonies in this county are brought here for booking and processing, and if their crime requires it, are incarcerated until they are either bonded out, are released from custody on their own recognizance, or are ordered to remain in custody until the disposition of their trial.

You can also use the inmate search tool to see this facility's roster of those who have been arrested and are still in custody.

Those who are found guilty and sentenced to a term of less than one year, will do their time in this county. Those sentenced to longer terms will be sent to either the Oklahoma State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, or by calling the facility at 405-273-0043, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, receiving phone calls from an inmate, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

It's always a good idea to find out and save the inmate's jail ID number or booking number as you may need this for sending mail or other communication needs. If you can't locate it online, you can call the Pottawatomie County Jail at 405-273-0043 to get it.

Phone: 405-273-0043

Physical Address:
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804

Mailing Address (legal mail or subscriptions):
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Pottawatomie County Jail?

To search for an inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 405-273-0043 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up a Criminal Court Case online for an offender that was arrested in Pottawatomie County.

Pottawatomie County Jail Inmate Search

The Pottawatomie County Jail maintains an average of 241 offenders in custody on any given day. The Pottawatomie County Jail has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Pottawatomie County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 5,100 offenders.

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About the Pottawatomie County Jail

The Pottawatomie County Jail is also referred to as the Pottawatomie County Safety Center. It houses offenders arrested for both misdemeanors and felonies, and who are held here until their trial. Once convicted, inmates sentenced to one year or less will be housed here.

Created from beige concrete it stretches out to house all of the inmates who are arrested within Pottawatomie County.

It is implementing new policies, expanding programs, adding new programs and services, and providing up to date security and safety measures. This includes ensuring all inmates at Pottawatomie County Jail have all basic needs met including clean laundry, healthy meals, access to commissary, recreational time, exercise, and social interactions, and connection with their friends and family outside of the jail.

During the day inmates will have a strict schedule that includes hygiene time, recreation and free time for reading, letter writing, and other activities, along with time for counseling, programming, work tasks, cleaning, and lights out at night.

Phones are available during day hours and can be funded online, and mail can be sent to:

Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804

... but may not have pictures or photographs, no photocopies, and no items other than the letter in a fully addressed envelope with postage and return address.

Visits are available once each week and can be scheduled at the location or through the online access. 

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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Pottawatomie County Jail?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Pottawatomie County Jail, call the jail’s booking line at 405-273-0043.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Pottawatomie County Jail Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Pottawatomie County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Pottawatomie County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Pottawatomie County Jail?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Pottawatomie County and other Oklahoma and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Pottawatomie County Jail will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Pottawatomie County Jail Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Directions / Map to the Pottawatomie County Jail
Inmate Bail and Bonding

What is Bail?

Bail is what the arrested in Pottawatomie County must pay or do to stay out of jail until the first court appearance. 

The agreement to bail acts as a promise that the arrested will return to court for court dates and trial. Bail usually refers to a dollar amount, but bail can also mean something that has to be done, or a condition such as reporting to an officer of the court, a curfew, restraining orders or attending a treatment program. 

Bail is usually a significant enough amount of money and/or condition that the person will be negatively impacted and has incentive to return to court and not flee. A flight risk usually means that the person would flee the area, and not necessary that they are going to take an airplane. 

If a judge in Pottawatomie County feels that the arrested will return to court for further proceedings, the arrested could be released under a conditional release without needing to pay bail money. This is called Released on Own Recognizance, or ROR.  

Conditions for ROR might be to obey all court orders and laws, maintain contact with the lawyer, report changes in residence or have no contact with the victim. Family support will show the court that there are people who will make sure that the defendant makes it to court. 

If the judge or bail schedule determines that the defendant would be a danger to the public if they were released, bail can be denied, and the person will be detained in the Pottawatomie County Jail until the case is resolved or goes to trial. 

Bail can be denied if the defendant did not comply with bail conditions from a previous arrest. Bail is usually denied in cases of violent offenses. 

What is the difference between Bail and Bond?

Bail and bond are used interchangeably to mean the same thing but technically, they are different. The bail is the amount to be paid and a bond is a signed document promising payment of the bail amount with certain conditions. Think of a bond as a loan to pay for the bail.  

The bond payment is always written to the court in your municipality, Pottawatomie County or district directly and does not go through the defendant. Chances of obtaining a bond from a bond company or clerk of court are better if family is involved.  

The thought of being in jail can cause the arrested to panic and try to secure a bond immediately.

DO NOT panic and take the time to understand all the options.  

More courts are now trying to work with defendants to make bail work and might provide non-monetary options or even reduce the bail.  

Payments to a bond company are not refundable. It is a long process to get back property title or money that was given to the clerk of court or bondsperson to secure the bond. This could put your loved ones into a difficult financial situation. 

Another reason not to unnecessarily rush into securing a bond is that if the court notes that you came up with the money to pay a bond company, they may assume you have resources to pay a defense attorney and decline public defense.  

On the other hand, as anyone who has ever been involved in their criminal defense understands, fighting your case while ‘out on the streets’ gives you a much better chance of either winning, or getting a more favorable sentence.  

What are the different types of bonds in Pottawatomie County?

Based on a review of information from the arrest, the judge or bail officer will determine and notify the accused of which types of bonds are available to them.

To describe the types of bonds, let’s use an example of buying your neighbor’s car. Your neighbor decides the price of the car and how they would be paid.

Similarly, the court (meaning a police or bail officer, clerk of court, bail magistrate or judge) determines the bail amount and how it would be paid.

Here are different options that the seller of the car or the court might consider:

You could pay full asking price for the car in cash. This is similar to paying cash bail. The full amount of bail would be paid to the town or county clerk or at the jail. Cash, cashier’s checks and credit cards are usually accepted.

You could sign an agreement on your own or with another person to pay for the car at a future date knowing that your neighbor would know where to find you if you stopped payment. This would be similar to a cash bond or a personal recognizance (PR) bond which are bonds to where someone representing the defendant signs paperwork promising to pay the bail amount if the defendant does not show up to court. There is no money due up front. 

If the defendant does not show up, the full amount of the bail will be due to the court and the people who signed the paperwork will be responsible for paying the court and the court will send the sheriff’s department to arrest you. 

Cash bonds and PR bonds are types of unsecured bonds because you are not securing it with any money down. In bond terms, a surety is a person who will be responsible for making sure that you will show to court and will be responsible to pay the bond if the arrested person does not show up.

Surety can be family, friend or a bondsperson. Your attorney cannot act as a surety.

You can put a deposit down for your neighbor’s car and sign an agreement that the car will be paid off at a later date. Cash percentage in lieu of bonds is when the defendant pays a percentage of the bail amount, usually 10%, to the court which then holds the money until the case is over. 

The amount is returned to the person who paid the 10% after the case is over. In most cases, the full amount is not returned if there are court fees or fines due. This is a type of surety bond if another person signs the bond paperwork.

You could sign an agreement that if the car were not paid off, that your neighbor would get your house or something of value.

A property bond is a bond that the courts might consider in which the bond is pledged in land or home real estate (mobile homes are not accepted).  

Usually, the property must be in the same state as the courts, and it must be worth at least 1 ½ - 2 times the amount of the bond.  

There are multiple court fees involved to execute a property bond with the courts and a tedious process to get the property deed back. This is another type of surety bond if another person or a bond company is used to secure the bond. 

You could also go to a local bank and take out a car loan offering property or anything of value for collateral. You may get someone to co-sign on the loan and offer their property. The bank charges fees, interest and could keep your property if you did not pay the loan back, or even on time.  

A professional bondsperson makes money, at least 10% of the bond amount by providing you with a “loan” called a bond. The percent that they charge is fixed by the state and cannot be negotiated. The defendant or surety does not get that 10% or more back even if the terms of the bail are met. 

With a property bond, the property deed would need to be signed over to the bondsperson and everyone on the deed would need to be involved. 

Since the bondsperson signed off, to be responsible that you show to court as your surety, they can send a bounty hunter to bring you to court if you flee. A bondsperson does not have to give you a bond if the defendant seems to be too much of a risk.

Ask the bondsperson to explain all the costs: percentage, fees or court fees. There is never a reason to rush through signing the paperwork with a bond company.  Make sure that everything told to you is in writing and that you understand what you are signing. Ask questions, and if you feel rushed or don’t understand the contract with the bond company, you might want to call another one.

(There have been phone scams where a bond company calls and informs a person that their family member has been arrested and they ask for financial information.  A bondsperson will not call asking for money without involvement of the arrested.)

Does Pottawatomie County have bail?

Yes,  Pottawatomie County recognizes most types of bonds.

What kind of bonds are accepted in Pottawatomie County? 

Bail bonds are available in several different forms in Pottawatomie County including personal recognizance, cash bond, property bond and surety bond.

Who can set bail in Pottawatomie County?

For most non-violent, less serious offenses, Oklahoma uses a bail schedule, also known as jail bail. For more serious offense bail is set by a judge.

When is bail set in Oklahoma?  

If the offense charges are listed on the bail schedule the defendant and officers will be provided this information during processing at the jail and bail will be set.

More serious offense requires a hearing in front of a judge. This hearing is usually scheduled within 48 hours of arrest, not including weekends and holidays.

Can I get the bail or bond reduced in Pottawatomie County Oklahoma?

Yes, your lawyer can file a motion to reduce or modify bail.

In Pottawatomie County Oklahoma, who can pay bail for me?

The person posting bail should be a relative or close friend, called a surety, because they are promising and taking responsibility that you will return to court to get their money back. 

A surety is not responsible for court fees or paying off personal debts for the defendant. A professional bondsperson who is approved by the State of Oklahoma could be the surety and execute a bond to the court on your behalf.

Can bail be paid online in Pottawatomie County Oklahoma?

Yes, Oklahoma counties do offer online bail payment in most cases. Please contact the jail for specific information on how to pay bail: Go to the Pottawatomie County Jail for more information about the jails in Pottawatomie County.

What options are there to pay bail in Pottawatomie County Oklahoma?

Most all jail and courts accept cash, a cashier or bankers’ check.  Some accept a credit card with fees. Please contact the jail for specific information on what methods of payment are accepted: Go to the Pottawatomie County Jail for more information about posting bail in Pottawatomie County.  

Will I get all my bond money back in Oklahoma?

Bail money is returned to the person who paid the bail; in whole or in part once the case is finished. There may be fees, restitution (money to pay for damage caused by the crime) or fines that come out of that amount. If you used a bondsperson, you would not get your 10% back. Property is returned by the court or bondsperson after the appropriate requests and formal paperwork are completed with the court.

Can I get bail or a bond with no money down in Pottawatomie County? 

The judge or officer who sets bail determines which kind of bail will be an option for you, but a cash bond and PR bonds usually do not require cash down, though you might have to pay court fees.

A cash bond or a personal recognizance (PR) bond are bonds where someone representing the defendant signs paperwork promising to pay the bail amount if the defendant does not show up to court. There is no money due up front. 

If the defendant does not show up, the full amount of the bail will be due to the court and the people who signed the paperwork will be responsible for paying the court and the court will send the sheriff’s department to arrest you. 

Cash bonds and PR bonds are types of unsecured bonds because you are not securing it with any money down. In bond terms, a surety is a person who will be responsible to make sure that you will show to court and will be responsible to pay the bond if the arrested person does not show up. A surety can be family, friend or a bondsperson. Your attorney cannot act as a surety.

What are the least expensive and affordable bail bonds in Oklahoma?  

The Pottawatomie County Jail or court in this jurisdiction can provide you with a list of approved and licensed bond companies, but they cannot recommend a specific company. You are not obligated to use the first company available and can call several companies to compare what kind of bonds that the bondsperson is willing to execute.  

The percentage of bail that the bond company can charge is set, usually at 10%, by the state and cannot be negotiated.

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Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail? What is the Schedule?

Pottawatomie County Jail VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804
405-273-0043

  • Visits are 30 minutes.
  • You must be on the inmate's visitor list.
  • Visitation schedule subject to change.
  • Inmates are allowed one visit per day however the weekly limit is determined by the inmates classification.
  • A maximum of 2 guests are allowed per inmate.
  • Visitors must have a government issued photo ID.
  • Dress professionally with non-revealing clothing.

ON SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE - ALWAYS CALL 405-273-0043 TO CONFIRM VISITATION SCHEDULE!

SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

DAY HOURS
SUN 8:00AM to 10:00PM
MON 8:00AM to 10:00PM
TUE 8:00AM to 10:00PM
WED 8:00AM to 10:00PM
THU 8:00AM to 10:00PM
FRI 8:00AM to 10:00PM
SAT 8:00AM to 10:00PM

Pottawatomie County Jail Remote Video Visitation Instructions

Visitation for Pottawatomie County Jail inmates utilizes the Prodigy Inmate Visitation website for its visitation software.

If you should have a question or need assistance, call Prodigy Customer Support at 866-700-4545 ext. 7.

Signing up for Prodigy video visitation is quick and easy. Just follow these steps!

1. Sign Up Here.

2. Complete the information to be approved. You must submit a photo on ProdigySales.com to be approved for visitation.

3. Once approved, log in to the terminal to schedule a visit. Use the username and password you set when creating your account.

4. Select your scheduled visit session and click. Visits will show 5 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

5. Click on Start Video Call. Wait for the inmate to login. Once both parties have logged in, your visit will commence.

NOTE: Onsite video visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. This is for friends or family that do not have their own computer or smart phone. Visit Prodigy Sales to schedule onsite visitation or to see if Pottawatomie County Jail allows Offsite Video Visitation from your home device.

Onsite video Visits will be 20 minutes in length (unless you were late) and someone is already scheduled after you. In that case, your visit will end at the previously scheduled time.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail?

Pottawatomie County Jail VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804
405-273-0043

  • Visits are 30 minutes.
  • You must be on the inmate's visitor list.
  • Visitation schedule subject to change.
  • Inmates are allowed one visit per day however the weekly limit is determined by the inmates classification.
  • A maximum of 2 guests are allowed per inmate.
  • Visitors must have a government issued photo ID.
  • Dress professionally with non-revealing clothing.

ON SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE - ALWAYS CALL 405-273-0043 TO CONFIRM VISITATION SCHEDULE!

SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

DAY HOURS
SUN 8:00AM to 10:00PM
MON 8:00AM to 10:00PM
TUE 8:00AM to 10:00PM
WED 8:00AM to 10:00PM
THU 8:00AM to 10:00PM
FRI 8:00AM to 10:00PM
SAT 8:00AM to 10:00PM

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail?

There are FOUR options for putting money on an inmate's books:

Option 1 - Dropping Money at the Jail
Bring money to the jail in person. 
Either the jail personnel will process the Inmate Account payment or you will use a Jail ATM self-serve kiosk in the lobbies that accepts cash, debit or credit cards.

Option 2 - Deposit Inmate Money Online
Pottawatomie County Jail uses Jail ATM to process all online deposits to an inmate's account. The company charges you a small fee for doing so, but the fee probably isn't as much as gas and parking would cost to take it to the jail in person.

Option 3 - Mail the Inmate Deposit to the Jail
Mailing a deposit takes more time to process than the other methods but can be done if you live too far away to bring it in person and you don't have a debit/credit card for online deposits. Never send cash. Always send a Money Order from the US Post Office, a reputable bank or Western Union. Call the Pottawatomie County Jail first as they may want you to do this online or at the jail kiosk instead.
Make the Money Order out to the inmate's name and put their Inmate ID# in memo section of the Money Order.
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804


Option 4 - Make an Inmate Deposit with Jail ATM over the Phone by calling 877-810-0914
To do this you will need the inmate's offender # (inmate ID #) and full legal name.

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Pottawatomie County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Pottawatomie County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Pottawatomie County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Oklahoma, then choose Pottawatomie County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Pottawatomie County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Pottawatomie County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Pottawatomie County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Pottawatomie County.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail?

How Do Inmates in Pottawatomie County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Pottawatomie County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Pottawatomie County Jail uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
  • Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678
  • Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Pottawatomie County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.

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For all the information regarding phone calls with Pottawatomie County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail, and what can I send them?

Pottawatomie County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines

Postcards
The Pottawatomie County Jail allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards like the type purchased from the post office. They may also allow certain photo postcards as long as they have not been tampered with or contain images that may be considered to be obscene or violent in nature. It is best to only use blue or black ink. Always include your name and return address.

Envelopes
The Pottawatomie County Jail also allows envelopes to be mailed to inmates. It is best to only use blue or black ink.

Postcards and envelopes MUST HAVE the sender's full name and return address on the envelope. 

Postcards and envelopes MUST be mailed to the following address:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804



Legal Mail

Send all Legal Mail to this Address:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804



Newspapers
Newspapers may also be mailed to an inmate as long as they are shipped directly from the publisher.

Magazines
News, special interest or sports magazines may also be mailed to an inmate as long as they are shipped directly from the publisher. Any magazines that contain profanity, weapons, pornography or other content that is adult in nature will be confiscated by the jail staff and will NOT be delivered to the inmate.

Books

NO BOOKS ALLOWED.


All newspapers and magazines are to be shipped to:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate ID#
Pottawatomie County Jail
14209 US Highway 177
Shawnee, OK 74804

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail, and what can I purchase?

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail using an Online Messaging Service?

Since Pottawatomie County Jail contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling this jail's account.


Depending on the facility, inmates can either view messages from you by:

  • Viewing it on a device at the jail,
  • Viewing it on a Kiosk in their unit,
  • Print it out, and/or
  • Respond electronically.

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Pottawatomie County Jail.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Over the phone by calling 877-810-0914.

How much does it cost to send and receive messages?
Rates to send messages vary and are subject to change.
The typical cost is $1.00 per message, plus $1.00 per photo and $3.00 per 30 second video when available.
Step 1 - Sign in or create an account to find your facility.
Step 2 - Fund Account

NOTE: By turning on messaging, you will fund your account with $5.00 and authorize Prodigy / Jail ATM to charge your payment method for the same amount if you send a message or receive a collect message and do not have enough money.

How Do You Send Text or Email Messages to an Inmate in the Pottawatomie County Jail?

To send messages to a Pottawatomie County inmate follow these instructions:

Since Pottawatomie County Jail contracts with JailATM / Prodigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling the Pottawatomie County Jail account.
 
Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Pottawatomie County Jail.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Pottawatomie County Jail.
- Over the phone 877-810-0914.

For all the information you need regarding messaging a Pottawatomie County inmate at the jail, including how it's done, how much it costs, rules and regulations and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: All of your communication with an inmate is recorded. Use discretion in what you discuss.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Pottawatomie County Jail’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 405-273-0043 for further assistance.

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