Lookup Inmates in Custer County, Oklahoma. Results May Include: Mugshot, Arrests, Inmate Name, Booking Number, Booking Date, Arresting Agency Code, Case Number, Charge, Description, Bond Amount, Race, Height, Hair Color, Eye Color, DOB.

Custer County Oklahoma Sheriff Overview

Custer County is located in the western part of Oklahoma with a county seat of Arapaho. It was organized in 1891 from Cheyenne land and originally called G County. it got its present day name after 5 years in honor of General Armstrong Custer. The zip codes in Custer County include 73647, 3650, 73096, 73601, 73669, 73620, 73625, 73626 and 73639.

Sheriff Kenneth Tidwell is in charge of Custer County Sheriff’s Office. To reach Sheriff Tidwell, visit his office located at 300 North 7th Avenue in Arapaho. You can also call the main phone number 580-323-1616 or get an account on Mobile Patrol, an application that delivers news about public safety issues directly to your mobile phone.

Custer County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: P.O. Box 40 700 North 7th Ave Arapaho, OK 73620

Phone: 580-323-1616

Fax: 580-323-6262

Inmate Search in Custer County Jail

For web lookups please use the state

the court case search or the VINE system. You will need to know at least some details about the offender, such as name or date of birth. Unless you find the inmate by using the online resource on the Oklahoma Department of Corrections website, you can call the Sheriff’s Office on 580-323-1616 and ask for information about recent inmate arrests.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visits are conducted every Thursday according to what pod the inmate is located in. Visitors must sing in 20 minutes ahead of the visit.

Visitation hours are:

A Pod: 8:25am-last time to sign in s 9:15

B Pod & Dorm 1 & Dorm 2 Medical

9:50am-last time to sign in is 10:20am

C Pod: 10:55am-last time to sign in is 11:25

Lunch 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (no visits allowed)

D pod: 1:05pm-last time to sign in is 1:35pm

E pod: 2:10 pm- last time to sign in is 2:25pm

School children  3:35pm – last time to sign is 3:45 (when school is in session)

Special permit visits  

Saturday (visitation is for 1 hour)

F pod (program pod): 9am – 11am and 1:00pm – 4:00pm


Female pod orderlies: 8:30 am-over at 9:30 am

Male pod orderlies: 9:30 am-over at 11:30 am

Trustees: 1:00 pm-over at 4:00 pm

Incoming inmate mail must be sent on envelope size #10 or smaller, with maximum postage of no more than $0.46., and can only contain a return address and mail to address.

Inmate commissary

Orders for commissary must be submitted by 10am every Wednesday and get delivered on Thursdays. Send money no later than Tuesday by 3:45pm to arrive on time. There are three ways to send funds to an inmate:

Via the lobby kiosk which is available from the Sheriff’s Office 24/7

By credit or debit card using the online system at http://www.tigerdeposits.com/.

By sending a money order to CCSO FBO (Inmate’s Name) PO Box 40 Arapaho, OK 73620.

Working at Custer County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

The Custer County Sheriff’s Office has an open call for accepting applications for the job positions of Deputy Sheriff, Communications Officer and Detention Officer.

Minimum job requirements for the open job positions are:

  • Deputy Sheriff
  • At least 23 years of age
  • Good health with proportionate body weight
  • Good driving record
  • High School diploma or an equivalent.
  • No speech impediments
  • No criminal record
  • Communications Officer
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Good health and no speech impediments.
  • Typing skills
  • High School diploma or an equivalent.
  • Jailer/Detention Officer
  • At least 25 years of age
  • Good health with proportionate body weight
  • No speech impediments.
  • A High School diploma or its equivalent.

    You can download and fill out an application form from the Sheriff’s website and send it for consideration to the main office.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Criminals identified as sex offenders, as well as kidnappers are obligated to register as in national and state sex offender registries and repeat the obligation periodically when necessary. To be identified as a sex offender, an individual must have committed a sex offense, such as sexual abuse or assault, lewd conduct, distribution of child pornography, rape, child molestation or other violent or forceful acts without the consent of another person. Custer County residents can use the sex offender registry as a matter of precaution against local offenders. To search information about sex offenders living or working in Custer County, visit the Oklahoma sex offender registry and browse the offenders by name or by map location.

    Bail and Bondsman
    Oklahoma Statute Revision- Revised November 1, 2008

    Section 1301. DEFINITIONS
    4. “Bail bondsman” means a surety bondsman, professional bondsman, property bondsman, or a cash bondsman as hereinafter defined;
    5. “Surety bondsman” means any person who has been approved by the Commissioner and appointed by an insurer or a professional bondsman, by power of attorney, to execute or countersign bail bonds for the insurer or a professional bondsman, in connection with judicial proceedings and charges and receives money for his services

    Current state documents:

    This is not legal advice as laws change all the time. Please check with the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals for the most recent updates.

  • Custer County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined82
    Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll9
    Full time total employees9
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 675 B STREET ARAPAHO OK 73620

    Custer County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201615,084
    Number Employed Annual Average, 201614,379
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016705
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.7
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201547,745
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Custer County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20145,046
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201517.9
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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