Warrant Scam Alert - The Payne County Sheriff's Office will not call you to have fines paid over the phone with gift cards or by mailing cash. If you think you are being scammed call the Sheriff's Office.

Inmate Programs


The Payne County Detention Center provides many programs for inmates giving them the resources and tools to enhance the quality of life and lower recidivism.

Current Programs offered at Payne County

  • Substance Abuse Classes
  • Self Esteem Classes
  • Parenting Classes
  • GED Classes
  • Bible College Classes
  • Workforce Oklahoma
  • Team Challenge
  • Eagle Ridge
  • Guthrie Job Corp

Ministries

  • Christian Music Ministry
  • Trustee Ministry
  • Southside Baptist
  • Mount Zion Multi Church Outreach
  • Ladies Only Group
  • Liberty Church
  • Individual Counseling for men and women

Mental Health

After in-patient hospitals closed, many of the mentally ill were moved to jails. While a short-term facility is being built the Payne County Detention Center provides mental health services to its inmates. A counselor, with the help of interns from OSU, counsel inmates two times a week.