Kansas Departament of Corrections

Department Name
Kansas Department of Corrections
Official Website
Currently Incarcerated Inmates
714 SW Jackson, Suite 300 Topeka, KS 66603
Phone Number
(785) 296-3317

Types of Correctional Facilities in Kansas

Those who are serving their sentence in a Kansas state prison will be overseen by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC). Through a centralized inmate database, you can easily search for an offender.

Keep in mind that the KDOC website will only show information for inmates in a federal person. It will not show records for those in county jails, police jails, or city jails in Kansas.

Below you will find information on how to do an inmate search. From there you will be able to contact them and send money.

Mission of KDOC

Every prison throughout the states has their own unique mission that they wish to uphold. The Kansas Department of Corrections is filled with hardworking individuals who promote public safety by providing highly structured community supervision to felony offenders. They hold offenders accountable to their victims and the community, and they help them to re-enter society productively and lawfully.

How to do an Inmate Search

You will need to do an inmate search for various reasons including finding which facility the inmate is being held in, to talk to an inmate, or to send money.

You can easily search for an inmate on the Kansas Department of Corrections website. Simply click on the tab, offender search. You must agree to the disclaimer.

You can search for an inmate using their last name, first name, and middle name, or by using their KDOC number.

Once you have found your inmate, be sure to write the information down such as which facility they are in, their KDOC number, and other pertinent information.

How to Talk to an Inmate

An inmate will be able to communicate with the outside world through mail, telephone, or an electronic messaging system.

Inmate Telephone

Inmates will not be allowed to receive telephone calls. However, they will be able to make prepaid or collect phone calls. If you wish for an inmate to contact your cell phone, you will need to set up a prepaid account through CenturyLink or by calling 1-855-698-0010.

Inmate Messaging System

You will be able to get a message to an inmate using the electronic messaging system through Jpay. To register, you must know the inmate's ID number.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

There are two ways you can put money on an inmate's books. The two options are Jpay and Access Secure Deposits.

Jpay: To use Jpay, you must create an account online or by calling 1-800-574-5729. With Jpay, you can send a money order with a deposit coupon or by downloading the free mobile app to your phone.

Access Secure Deposits: To use this method, you will need to create an account online or by phone: 866-345-1884.

Keep in mind in mind all rules and regulations are put in place by the Kansas Department of Corrections to ensure the safety of workers, visitors, and inmates. It is important to follow all procedures, rules, and regulations.

Correctional Facilities in Kansas

There are 293 jails and prisons in state Kansas

Sedgwick County Youth Aftercare Program

700 South Hydraulic, Wichita, KS, 67211


Sedgwick County Juvenile Detention Facility

700 South Hydraulic, Wichita, KS, 67211-2704


Sedgwick County Residential Center

623 East Elm Street, Wichita, KS, 67202


Sedgwick County Juvenile Residential Facility

881 South Minnesota, Wichita, KS, 67211-2700


Sedgwick County Work Release Facility

701 West Harry, Wichita, KS, 67203


Sedgwick County Judge Riddel Boys Ranch

25331 West 39th Street South, Goddard, KS, 67052-9244


Douglas County Youth Services

330 Industrial Lane, Lawrence, KS, 66044-1471


Douglas County Correctional Facility

3601 East 25th Street, Lawrence, KS, 66046-5616


Marion County Jail

203 South 4th Street, Marion, KS, 66861


Washington County Jail

301 B Street, Washington, KS, 66968


Jackson County Jail

210 US Highway 75 PO Box 47, Holton, KS, 66436


Montgomery County Jail

300 East Main Street Suite 103, Independence, KS, 67301