Restrictions for Felons: Oklahoma

Review the restrictions for felons in each of the federal districts and the sex offender restrictions for the state of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma by Federal District: Western, Northern, and Eastern

Learn more about the restrictions for federal defendants in your district. 

Below you will find information on standard conditions of supervision and travel restrictions.

Always follow the conditions and restrictions given to you by your U.S. Probation Officer.

Oklahoma District Map

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Western District of Oklahoma

Standard Conditions of Supervision

  1. You shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer.
  2. You shall report to the probation officer and submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month.
  3. You shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer, and follow the instructions of the probation officer.
  4. You shall support your dependents and meet other family responsibilities, to include complying with any court order or order of administrative process requiring the payment of child support.
  5. You shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons.
  6. You shall notify the probation officer ten days prior to any change of residence or employment.
  7. You shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, or distribute any controlled substance or paraphernalia related to such substances, except as prescribed by a physician.
  8. You shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered.
  9. You shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity, and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer.
  10. You shall permit a probation officer to visit at any time at your home, employment or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view by the probation officer.
  11. You shall notify the probation officer within seventy-two hours of being arrested, questioned, or upon having any contact with a law enforcement officer.
  12. You shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informant or special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court.
  13. As directed by the probation officer, you shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by your criminal record or personal history or characteristics, and permit the probation officer to make such notifications and confirm your compliance with such notification requirements.

Travel Restrictions

The Western District of Oklahoma comprises 40 counties. You are allowed to travel freely within these 40 counties. Unless you are given permission in advance by the judge in your case, any requests to travel outside of these 40 counties must be approved in advance by your U.S. Probation Officer.

Failure to do so may result in a violation of your supervision.

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Northern District of Oklahoma

Mandatory Conditions of Supervision

  1. The defendant shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime.
  2. The defendant shall not unlawfully possess a controlled substance.
  3. The defendant shall refrain from any unlawful use of controlled substance.

Standard Conditions of Supervision

As part of your supervised release, you must comply with the following standard conditions of supervision. These conditions are imposed because they establish the basic expectations for your behavior while on supervision and identify the minimum tools needed by probation officers to keep informed, report to the court about, and bring about improvements in your conduct and condition.

  1. You must report to the probation office in the federal judicial district where you are authorized to reside within 72 hours of release from imprisonment, unless the probation officer instructs you to report to a different probation office or within a different time frame.
  2. After initially reporting to the probation office, you will receive instructions from the court or the probation officer about how and when to report to the probation officer, and you must report to the probation officer as instructed.
  3. You must not knowingly leave the federal judicial district where you are authorized to reside without first getting permission from the court or the probation officer.
  4. You must answer truthfully the questions asked by the probation officer.
  5. You must live at a place approved by the probation officer. If you plan to change where you live or anything about your living arrangements (such as the people you live with), you must notify the probation officer at least 10 days before the change. If notifying the probation officer at least 10 days in advance is not possible due to unanticipated circumstances, you must notify the probation officer within 72 hours of becoming aware of a change or expected change.
  6. You must allow the probation officer to visit you at any time at your home or elsewhere, and you must permit the probation officer to take any items prohibited by the conditions of your supervision that he or she observes in plain view.
  7. You must work full time (at least 30 hours per week) at a lawful type of employment, unless the probation officer excuses you from doing so.  If you do not have full-time employment you must try to find full-time employment, unless the probation officer excuses you from doing so. If you plan to change where you work or anything about your work (such as your position or your job responsibilities), you must notify the probation officer at least 10 days before the change. If notifying the probation officer in advance is not possible due to unanticipated circumstances, you must notify the probation officer within 72 hours of becoming aware of a change or expected change.
  8. You must not communicate or interact with someone you know is engaged in criminal activity.  If you know someone has been convicted of a felony, you must not knowingly communicate or interact with that person without first getting the permission of the probation officer.
  9. If you are arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer, you must notify the probation officer within 72 hours.
  10. You must not own, possess, or have access to a firearm, ammunition, destructive device, or dangerous weapon (i.e., anything that was designed, or was modified for, the specific purpose of causing bodily injury or death to another person, such as nunchakus or tasers).
  11. You must not act or make any agreement with a law enforcement agency to act as a confidential human source or informant without first getting the permission of the court.
  12.  If the probation officer determines that you pose a risk to another person (including an organization), the probation officer may require you to notify the person about the risk and you must comply with that instruction.  The probation officer may contact the person and confirm that you have notified the person about the risk.
  13. You must follow the instructions of the probation officer related to the conditions of supervision.

Special Sex Offender Conditions

  1. The defendant shall register pursuant to the provisions of the Sex Offender Registration Notification Act (SORNA) (Public Law 109-248) and any applicable state registration law.
  2. The defendant shall participate in and successfully complete sex offender treatment, to include a risk assessment and physiological testing, at a program or by a therapist and on a schedule approved by the probation officer. The defendant shall abide by the rules, requirements, conditions, policies and procedures of the program to include specific directions to undergo periodic polygraph examinations or other types of testing as a means to ensure that the defendant is in compliance with the requirements of his/her supervision or treatment program. The defendant shall waive any right of confidentiality in any treatment or assessment records to allow the probation officer to review the course of treatment and progress with the treatment provider. The defendant may be required to contribute to the cost of services rendered (copayment) in an amount to be determined by the probation office, based on the defendant’s ability to pay.
  3. Except for immediate family members**, the defendant shall have no contact with persons under the age of 18 unless approved by the probation officer. The defendant will immediately report any unauthorized contact with persons under the age of 18 to the probation officer. The defendant will not enter or loiter within 100 feet of schools, parks, playgrounds, arcades, or other places frequented by persons under the age of 18.
  4. The defendant shall not possess or view photographs, images, books, magazines, writings, drawings, videos, or video games depicting or describing sexually explicit conduct or child pornography, as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 2256(2) or§ 2256(8), or patronize places where such materials or images are available.
  5. The defendant shall submit his/her person, property, residence, office, vehicle, papers, computers (as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 1030( e )(1 )), electronic communication devices, data storage devices, or media, to a search, conducted by the probation officer at a reasonable time and in a reasonable manner, based on a reasonable suspicion of contraband or evidence of a violation of a condition of release (except as set forth in the Computer and Internet Restriction Condition (Paragraph 8(b)), if imposed). Failure to submit to a search may be grounds for revocation. The defendant shall warn any other occupants that the premises may be subject to searches pursuant to this condition.
  6. The defendant shall abide by the following financial conditions:
    1. The defendant must provide the probation officer access to any requested financial information and authorize the release of any financial information. The Probation Office will share financial information with the United States Attorney’s Office.
    2. The defendant must not incur new credit charges, or open additional lines of credit without the approval of the probation officer.
  7. The defendant shall abide by the following computer restrictions and monitoring conditions:
    1. The defendant shall disclose all e-mail accounts, internet connections and internet connection devices, including screen names, user identifications, and passwords, to the probation officer; and shall immediately advise the probation officer of any changes in his/her email accounts, connections, devices, or passwords.
    2. The defendant shall allow the probation officer to install computer monitoring software on any computer, as defined by 18 U.S.C. § 1030(e)(1), that the defendant owns, utilizes or has the ability to access. To ensure compliance with the computer monitoring condition, the defendant shall allow the probation officer to conduct periodic, unannounced searches of any computer subject to computer monitoring. These searches shall be conducted for the purposes of determining whether the computer contains any prohibited data prior to installation of the monitoring software; to determine whether the monitoring software is functioning effectively after its installation; and to determine whether there have been attempts to circumvent the monitoring software after its installation. Additionally, the defendant shall warn other people who use these computers that the computers may be subject to searches pursuant to this condition.
    3. The defendant shall not access any on-line service using an alias, or access any on-line service using the internet account, name, or designation of another person or entity; and shall report immediately to the probation officer access to any internet site containing prohibited material.
    4. The defendant is prohibited from using any form of encryption, cryptography, stenography, compression, password protected files or other methods that limit access to, or change the appearance of, data and/or images.
    5. The defendant is prohibited from altering or destroying records of computer use, including the use of software or functions designed to alter, clean or “wipe” computer media, block monitoring software, or restore a computer to a previous state.
  8. The defendant shall not lease, maintain, or share a post office box, mail drop, or any other repository for mail or package delivery, without prior written permission of the probation officer.
  9. The defendant shall not engage in any occupation, business, or profession (whether paid or not) whose primary purpose involves contact with or access to persons under the age of 18, without prior written permission of the probation officer.

**  “Immediate family member” is defined as siblings, children, grandchildren, persons to whom the offender stands in loco parentis, and persons living in the offender’s household and related by blood or marriage.

Travel Restrictions

The Northern District of Oklahoma comprises 11 counties. You are allowed to travel freely within these 11 counties. Unless you are given permission in advance by the judge in your case, any requests to travel outside of these 11 counties must be approved in advance by your U.S. Probation Officer.

Travel Request Forms should be submitted at least two weeks prior to your proposed departure date for all non-emergency travel requiring an overnight stay outside the Northern District of Oklahoma. All travel outside the boundaries of the Northern District of Oklahoma is subject to the approval of the U.S. Probation Office and all information submitted is subject to verification.

Eastern District of Oklahoma

Standard Conditions of Supervision

These are the standard conditions of supervision or probation the Court must impose. This does not include special conditions the court may impose.

  1. The defendant shall not leave the judicial district without the permission of the court or probation officer.
  2. The defendant shall report to the probation officer and submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month.
  3. The defendant shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer.
  4. The defendant shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities, to include complying with any court order or order of administrative process requiring the payment of child support.
  5. The defendant shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons.
  6. The defendant shall notify the probation officer at least ten days prior to any change in residence or employment.
  7. The defendant shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any controlled substance or any paraphernalia related to any controlled substance, except as prescribed by a physician.
  8. The defendant shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administered.
  9. The defendant shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony, unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer.
  10. The defendant shall permit a probation officer to visit him or her at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view of the probation officer.
  11. The defendant shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer.
  12. The defendant shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court.
  13. As directed by the probation officer, the defendant shall notify third parties of risks due to the defendant’s criminal record or personal history or characteristics and shall permit the probation officer to make such notifications and to the defendant’s compliance with such notification requirements.

Travel Restrictions

The Eastern District of Oklahoma comprises 26 counties. You are allowed to travel freely within these counties. Unless you are given permission in advance by the judge in your case, any requests to travel outside of these 26 counties must be approved in advance by your U.S. Probation Officer.

Failure to do so may result in a violation of your supervision.

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Oklahoma Sex Offender Compliance

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