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

Goessel City Jail

101 South Cedar Street, Goessel, KS, 67053


Girard City Jail

120 North Ozark Avenue, Girard, KS, 66743

620-724-6217, 620-724-6219

Garnett City Jail

131 West 5th Avenue, Garnett, KS, 66032


Galva City Jail

212 South Main Street, Galva, KS, 67443


Garden Plain City Jail

509 North Main Street PO Box 432, Garden Plain, KS, 67050


Gardner City Jail

440 East Main Street, Gardner, KS, 66030


Frontenac City Jail

315 East McKay Street PO Box 1012, Frontenac, KS, 66763


Emporia City Jail

518 Mechanic Street, Emporia, KS, 66801

620-342-1766, 620-343-4200

Ellinwood City Jail

209 West First Street, Ellinwood, KS, 67526


Ellis City Jail

815 Jefferson Street, Ellis, KS, 67637

785-726-4462, 785-726-4141

Ellsworth City Jail

121 West First Street, Ellsworth, KS, 67439


El Dorado City Jail

220 East 1st Avenue, El Dorado, KS, 67042


Dodge City City Jail

110 West Spruce Street, Dodge City, KS, 67801


Concordia City Jail

401 West 6th Street, Concordia, KS, 66901


Coffeyville City Jail

102 West 7th Street PO Box 1629, Coffeyville, KS, 67337


Chetopa City Jail

113 South 5th Street, Chetopa, KS, 67336


Cherryvale City Jail

123 West Main Street, Cherryvale, KS, 67335


Cheney City Jail

131 North Main Street, Cheney, KS, 67025


Chapman City Jail

402 North Marshall Street, Chapman, KS, 67431


Caney City Jail

100 West 4th Avenue, Caney, KS, 67333