Charlie Cartwright – Jail Administrator

Charlie Cartwright has been in Law Enforcement since 1979. Sheriff Russell Cottle hired Charlie in 1997 as a Deputy for the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

From 2002 to 2004, Charlie served as the Jail Administrator.

Sheriff Wes Penland promoted Captain Cartwright to the Investigations Division in 2004.

In 2005, Sheriff Ty Koch promoted Captain Cartwright to Chief Criminal Investigator. In 2008, Sheriff Koch promoted Captain Cartwright to Chief Deputy. Captain Cartwright supervises all criminal investigations and all Investigators and Patrol Officers assigned to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

In 2017 Sheriff Eddie Virden promoted Captain Cartwright to Jail Administrator.

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Gil DuPont – Jail Lieutenant

In 1995 Gil DuPont started working for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division at the James V. Allred unit near Wichita Falls, Texas.

In 1998 Gil made a choice to move to Oklahoma where he went to work for Wackenhut Security for a short time before taking employment with a small tech company.

Gil worked as a software development and quality assurance manager from 1999 – 2009. In 2009 Gil left and went to work as an independent technology consultant.

In 2010 Gil was introduced to former Sheriff Ty Koch. Gil began his public service career working with the Osage County Sheriff’s Office advising their IT staff how to manage and deploy technologies both new and old.

Working in and around Law Enforcement stirred the dormant blue blood in Gil and in 2013 he was hired full time by Sheriff Koch to manage its growing technology infrastructure.

Later in 2013 Gil received extensive training in law enforcement digital evidence collection and preservation techniques and began working with the drug and sex crime units to assist with the capture, interpretation, and storage of digital evidence assisting in the capture and conviction of many criminals in these arenas.

In 2017 Sheriff Eddie Virden appointed Charlie Cartwright as Jail Administrator and Charlie appointed Gil as his Jail Lieutenant where he happily serves at present time.


Osage County Jail proudly uses CTC or City Tele Coin to provide inmate phone services.

To register for a direct pay account visit

After your account has been created you can download the City Tele Coin app from iTunes or Google Play.

To video chat and send emails using the app or the City Tele Coin website, select the facility to set up a remote account for the inmate.

City Tele Coin Inmate Hotline (live operators) call (318) 746-1114

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Osage County Jail proudly uses Tiger Correctional Services to provide inmate commissary services.

Visit Tiger Correctional Services:

You can deposit money for inmate use: here

You can buy an inmate commissary: here

Tiger Correctional Services provides federal, state and county correctional facilities with:

  • Inmate Food Service
  • Inmate Commissary
  • Inmate Banking and Accounting Software
  • Jail Management System Software (JMS)

Take a closer look at Tiger Correctional Services and you’ll see why almost 200 correctional facilities rely on our company on a daily basis for these vital services.

Jail Visitation Rules

General Information

  • Visitation, at the facility, is between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday – Friday excluding weekends and holidays.
  • Visits will be granted based upon time, space and availability.
  • One facility visit every 7 days per inmate.
  • Visitors must be at least 18 years of age and have State issued photo identification.
  • Visitors 17 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older with a State issued photo identification.
  • Visits will be conducted electronically by video conference.
  • Length of visit is 25 minutes.
  • Visitors may contact the facility for any additional information needed.
  • Records and warrant check will be performed on each visitor.
  • Visitors may be asked to wait during mealtime or facility lock-down.
  • Special visits are permitted with the approval of the Jail Lieutenant or Administrator.

Visitation Rules

  • No cell phone or cameras are allowed in the visitation area, violators are subject to arrest.
  • Any visitor appearing under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to visit and may be subject to arrest.
  • All visitors are subject to searches. Any visitor refusing to submit to a search will not be permitted to visit or remain in the visitation area.
  • No personal items may be taken past the lobby area. This includes food/drink items and tobacco products.
  • Any visitors found with contraband that is in violation of the law are subject to arrest.
  • Visitors must conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. Profanity, loud or disrespectful comments, disruptive behavior, threats of any kind, etc will result in termination of the visitation. The Osage County Sheriff’s Office reserves the right to terminate a visit at any time.

Visitor’s Standard of Dress

  • Visitors are expected to be fully dressed in appropriate conventional clothing that is not unduly provocative, suggestive, or revealing.
  • No clothing with gang, obscene, or distracting messages, shapes or designs.
  • No camouflage or clothing that resembles security uniforms.