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Oklahoma County Detention Center



The C.A.R.E. Unit was created to assist family members and loved ones of residents at OCDC. Our C.A.R.E. Unit staff can respond to inquiries from family and friends about the facility rules and policies as well as provide any other assistance and referrals. Staff members may also conduct proactive outreach to families.

Quality of Life Concern

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What is the C.A.R.E. Unit?

Creates a connection between families and their incarcerated loved ones.

Reassures families that their loved ones’ needs are being met.

Gives the family and residents step by step instructions on how to use the facility's resources.

Medical needs

Resident rights and privileges

Staff accountability

Kiosk, Phones & Commissary

Hygiene / Sanitation

Sick Call/Medical/ Mental Health



Legal visitation


Program information

Chaplain services

Group services via the Program Coordinator and Special Services

Release Resource pamphlets 


Family concerned about loved ones in OCDC will have a more direct method of gaining information by submitting a Quality of Life concern related to jail operations. Examples of a Quality of Life concern would include a resident's to appropriate services, activities, and general detention center conditions.


Concerns Addressed

To voice a Quality of Life Concern, please click on the link below and be prepared to provide as much information as possible. To help OCDC CARE UNIT check into your concern and respond in a timely manner, we ask that you provide:

Your name

Contact information, to include your e-mail address and phone number in the mandatory fields.

The resident's full name

The resident's ID# (optional)

A description of the concern, to include any applicable dates, times, and any supporting documentation.

The proposed solution

Once your Quality of Life Concern has been submitted, please allow time for the issue to be researched and a response to be routed back to your e-mail address. The OCDC CARE UNIT will strive to respond to your concern as quickly as possible.

The Oklahoma County Detention Center takes great pride in providing the public with professional, transparent service. This link serves as another example of our dedication to the citizens of Oklahoma County and the State of Oklahoma.

Important: This link is intended to only address basic Quality of Life Concerns within the detention center. Please contact the OCDC to report any alleged criminal acts or employee misconduct.

If you are submitting a Quality of Life Concern that pertains a LIFE THREATENING SITUATION such as suicidal or homicidal ideation or a MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS requiring immediate attention, please call our front desk at (405) 713-1930. Please also use this number after hours, holidays and weekends.

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