inmate Information

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has implemented a new online inmate information search. The following information is now available through this search. Please be advised that any bond information should still be obtained through the Clerk of Courts office.

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  • Current Case Numbers
  • Current Location for visitation
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Visitation Information


370 S. Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215



2460 Jackson Pike
Columbus, Ohio 43223


We do NOT take messages for inmates

Inmate telephone services are provided by GTL. For Billing and Prepaid Issues or to Block or Unblock a phone, call 1-800-483-8314.

Visitation schedules for both facilities are as follows (by inmate's last name)

  • A-C Mondays
  • D-G Tuesdays
  • H-L Wednesdays
  • M-Q Thursdays
  • Juveniles on Fridays
  • R-S Saturdays
  • T-Z Sundays 

Hours are
Groups go back starting at 10:30, 11:15, 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 4:30, 5:15, 6:00, 6:45, 7:30, 8:15, and the last group goes at 9:00pm

  • 2 adults and a maximum of 3 children
  • 15 minutes per visit except for juveniles who are permitted 30 minutes

Acceptable ID for children: State ID, Birth Certificate, or Health Insurance Card.

Other Information for Visition

Printed materials (magazines, books, pamphlets, leaflets, or catalogues) MUST fit all the below criteria:

  • Be a soft bound book or magazine
  • Ordered directly from a verifiable commercial distributor, publisher, or retailer (such as,, etc.)
  • The inmate's full name must be on the address label
  • The printed material must be sent via the United States Postal Service (which means we will NOT accept packages from UPS or FedEx)
  • All material must be unaltered from the original form
  • All material must be pre-paid

Printed materials will be rejected if sent from a private party, if it is sent through a private carrier, or is material other than books or magazines mailed through bulk rate.

The traditional rules apply in that you cannot send material that could promote or incite lawless action, is pornographic in nature, promotes violence or discrimination, or has any gang related material.

Additionally, FCSO will no longer accept underwear, socks, or t-shirts.  Starting February 18, 2019 contact solution or reading glassess will no longer be accepted through the visitation window.  Inmates will have to purchase these items through commissary.

Pictures will be accepted via U.S. Postal Service only.

Money Orders, US Postal or Western Union only, made payable to an inmate can be received, but will be placed in the inmate's personal property

Inmates are permitted to make only one (1) money release every seven (7) calendar days.