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

Minneapolis City Jail

218 North Rock Street, Minneapolis, KS, 67467


Merriam City Jail

9010 West 62nd Street, Merriam, KS, 66202

913-322-5589, 913-322-5560

McPherson City Jail

1177 West Woodside, McPherson, KS, 67460


McLouth City Jail

110 North Union Street, McLouth, KS, 66054


Lindsborg City Jail

102 South 1st Street, Lindsborg, KS, 67456


Lebo City Jail

110 West Third Street PO Box 453, Lebo, KS, 66856


Leawood City Jail

9617 Lee Boulevard, Leawood, KS, 66206


Lawrence City Jail

1501 Crestline Drive, Lawrence, KS, 66049


Inman City Jail

106 North Main Street PO Box 177, Inman, KS, 67546


Independence City Jail

120 North 6th Street, Independence, KS, 67301


Humboldt City Jail

725 Bridge Street PO Box 228, Humboldt, KS, 66748


Hugoton City Jail

405 East 4th Street PO Box 788, Hugoton, KS, 67951


Holyrood City Jail

111 North Main Street, Holyrood, KS, 67450


Holton City Jail

301 West Fourth Street, Holton, KS, 66436


Hesston City Jail

444 North Lancaster, Hesston, KS, 67062


Herington City Jail

700 South Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449


Haven City Jail

118 South Kansas Avenue PO Box 356, Haven, KS, 67543


Harper City Jail

201 West Main Street PO Box 337, Harper, KS, 67058

620-896-2511, 620-896-2853

Great Bend City Jail

1217 Williams Street, Great Bend, KS, 67530


Grandview Plaza City Jail

402 State Street, Grandview Plaza, KS, 66441