The Payne County Jail works under the Payne County Sheriff s Department, which is a full-service law enforcement agency that preserves peace and order, prevents and detects crime, apprehends offenders, and protects residents lives and property. It supports TRIAD, which is a community policing initiative between senior citizens, law enforcement officers and service providers. The sheriff s office operates a communication center that provides communication services for police, fire and emergency medical assistance. The Payne County Sheriff s Department serves various writs, orders and subpoenas, as well as maintains civil papers for local courts and other county and state departments. The Payne County Jail is located in Stillwater, Okla.