Jail Information

David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center
300 North Denver Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

What happens when someone is arrested?

When law enforcement officers within Tulsa County arrest a person on misdemeanor and felony charges, they are booked in the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center. Each arrestee enters the facility through the Booking area. Intake officers in the Booking area receive and review the arrest report submitted by the arresting officer. Upon verification of all required information, the Intake officer enters the information into the computer records program and the prisoner is then brought into the sally port reception area to be searched.
All new inmates are thoroughly searched to prevent the entry of dangerous weapons, illegal drugs and other types of contraband into DLMCJC. This ensures the safety of both inmates and officers working in the facility. Prisoners are also evaluated during the search process to determine their physical condition. Prisoners with obvious or possibly serious injuries or conditions are screened by Booking personnel or the Booking nurse. When necessary the prisoner is rejected until they have received appropriate medical treatment and been cleared for jail.
After a new inmate is admitted to the Booking area they are informed of the charges against them and further processed. Their picture and fingerprints are recorded and an ID card is created. After processing the inmate is allowed to make phone calls to arrange for bond payment or to notify friends and family. Further interviews are conducted to assess each individual and arrange for appropriate housing within the jail.
While in the Booking area, inmates are inmates are continually monitored. Officers use verbal skills to de-escalate inmates who are uncooperative. Whenever an inmate becomes violent or disruptive, they are detained and monitored in holding cells until they calm down.
Inmates who are unable to post bond are dressed in jail issued uniforms and sent to housing units for custody and care during their stay in the DLMCJC.

For more information, click the link below for a brief video on the booking process at The David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center.

Booking Process Video

Booking Process Video (Spanish Version)

Sending Mail to Inmates

Only the following items will be accepted through the mail, for inmates in the facility:

  • Letters for inmates that do not contain perfumes, lip stick or lip gloss, crayon, marker, paint, glitter, stickers or address labels.
  • Two books or activity style books, not consisting of any nudity, semi-nudity or sexual poses of a sexual nature, gang signs or gang related photos, books or magazines of guns or weapons of any nature. More than five sheets of copied material will be considered an unauthorized magazine. Excessive amounts of copied, may be rejected. The Jail Administrator or designee shall determine on case by case basis when written or copied materials are excessive.  (Construction paper will not be accepted.)
  • Money orders or cashier’s checks only (no cash will be accepted).
  • Inmates are allowed only two photographs in possession per inmates and only two per letter, which are no bigger than 5×7 or smaller. No Polaroid pictures allowed.
  • Books and magazines that are not sent from Amazon or Barnes & Noble will be refused unless approved by the detention officer.
  • Care packages, food packages, clothing items, playing cards, postage stamps and envelopes are not allowed.
  • All contraband or unacceptable/ excessive items that are delivered by mail will be placed as contraband for 30 days and then placed for destruction and disposal.

Please address mail as example below:

Inmate’s full name and DLM #
C/O David L. Moss
300 N Denver Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103

Visitor Information

There are several ways to visit an inmate at the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center.

Video Visitation
This service is provided by a 3rd party vendor TechFriends. They provide a video visitation system allows inmates to converse with friends and family through video. This allows anyone with internet access to schedule a time to video visit someone being held in the facility. With this system in place, the inmates can converse with their children, friends and family living anywhere in the United States. Young children can talk to parents and siblings when they would not otherwise be able to. For more information about Video Visitation please visit their website at JailATM.com. 

On-Site Visitation
The on-site, non-contact visitation is conducted at the Tulsa County Jail. This service is only available to parents, grandparents, spouses, and children )16 or older with a legal guardian) of an inmate. To apply to visit in person select the link below and fill out and submit the application. Please review the rules for visitation as well before scheduling your visit.

On-Site Visitation days are:

Fridays between 8:30-3:30pm

Satudays between 8:30-3:30pm

For General Information call (918)596-8900

Online Visitor Request System Click Here

Other Important Information…

DLMCJC Property Room

Due to a reduction in staffing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 the property room at David L. Moss will only be open  Wednesday through Friday from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. An inmate property release authorization form must be signed by the inmate prior to release of property.

Inmate Trust Account

All cash in possession of an individual at the time of booking will be deposited into the inmate’s trust fund account.
Inmates at the David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center may receive funds for their trust account by mail or through deposits made by using the on-site kiosks or online at www.jailATM.com or www.CSGpay.com The Kiosks are situated in the DLMCJC front lobby. The kiosks accept cash and credit cards for a nominal fee.

To send funds by mail, send money orders or cashier’s check to:

David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center 
Inmate’s Name/Inmate’s ID #
300 North Denver Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74103

The name of the inmate and their DLMCJC number must be written on the money order. (Do not put this information in the “Pay to the Order” space). There must be a return address on the envelope containing the money order. All the identifying information must be legible, complete and correct or the money order/cashier’s check will be returned to sender.DLMCJC does not accept cash or personal checks of any kind. DLMCJC does not accept cash or personal checks of any kind. Cash received by DLMCJC via mail will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender.

Medical Services

Medical Services are provided by Turnkey Medical Inc. For more information about our medical services provided please call the medical information helpline at 1-800-246-0881

Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE)

For issues related to ICE detainees please follow this link

Tulsa County Jail Quick Links


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