Ballard County Detention Center, KY Inmate Roster

Updated on: July 20, 2021
Ballard County Detention Center

Visitation Hours

  • Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Holiday Closed

Ballard County Detention Center Basic Information

Facility Name
Ballard County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
132 Mayolo Avenue PO Box 545, Wicklife, KY, 42087
Postal Code
Ballard County
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Ronnie Giles
437 Ohio Street, Wickliffe, Kentucky, 42087

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If you find out a friend or loved one has been arrested, the first thing you want to find out is where they are at. Those who are arrested in Ballard County in Kentucky are usually taken to Ballard County Detention Center.

However, not knowing the details of the arrest can make it difficult to know for sure. This guide will help you to navigate the online database to ensure a friend or loved one is at Ballard County Detention Center, give you information about the jail, and help you stay in contact with an inmate.

About the Ballard County Detention Center

The law in Kentucky mandates that each county have a sheriff. The Sheriff is an elected officer by the people. He is elected for a 4-year term.

The sheriff is in charge of an operates the Ballard County Detention Center. The jail houses all pre-trial persons above the age of 17 that are arrested in Ballard County. The sheriff takes pride in maintaining the health, safety, and welfare of all those in custody in accordance with court established guidelines. He is also responsible for preventing inmate escapes from custody.

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How to Search for an Inmate

The first step in getting through this trying situation is locating the person you are looking for. You can find out if an inmate is at the Ballard County Detention Center in Kentucky through their online database.

To do an inmate search, visit the Ballard County Sheriff homepage. Click on inmate lookup. You can then type in the last name to do a jail search for the inmate.

Once you find the person you are searching for, you can click on their name to find more information about their arrest and booking. You will want to write down their ID number, booking number, and address from the search. This information will be used to do other things such as visiting an inmate, writing an inmate, or sending money to an inmate.

Getting Someone Out of Jail

Because everyone is innocent until proven guilty, those who are arrested are usually able to be bailed or bonded out of jail.

If you wish to bail your friend or loved one out of Ballard County Detention Center, you will want to get a bondsman. Most bails are set at higher amounts than you typically have lying around. A jail bondsman will pay the bail on your behalf and you only pay them around 10% of the bail.

For example, if a bail is set at $5,000 you will pay a bondsman $500 to get someone bonded out of jail. If you want to bond an inmate out, you will want to contact authorized, professional bonding companies.

How to Stay in Contact with an Inmate

If you are unable to bail an inmate out, or they are serving their time in the Ballard County Detention Center, staying in contact with them is one way to support them through their rehabilitation. Here are the ways you can stay in contact with an inmate:

Talk on the phone: Each housing unit has a coinless payphone in which inmates can place collect calls to friends and family members. There are also phones that can be used without cost if inmates need to talk to legal personnel.

Visit an inmate: To visit an inmate at the Ballard County Detention Center, you must be on the approved visitor list. You will need to register online at SecurusTech to schedule a visit. Keep the following in mind when scheduling a visit:

  • You are only allowed 1 visit per week.

  • All visits are by appointment only.

  • You must schedule a visit 24 hours in advance.

  • Remote visitation (visit at home via internet) is available for a fee.

  • Visits are daily from 8am-11:45 am and 4pm-9:50pm.

  • Inmates in maximum security or mental facilities cannot have visits.

Send mail to an inmate: Inmates look forward to getting letters, postcards, and care packages in the mail. This is a great way to show your support and stay in contact with an inmate. Here is an example of how you should address your postcard:

Inmates full name

Inmates cell location and SPN number

Ballard County Detention Center

132 Mayolo Avenue
PO Box 545, Wicklife, KY, 42087

At the Ballard County Detention Center, only postcards are accepted via mail. All others will be returned to the sender. All messages must be written in blue or black ink. Any altered postcard will not be accepted.

How to Send Money to an Inmate

Inmates in the Ballard County Detention Center are allowed to purchase additional items such as food, personal items, and games from a store located within the jail called commissary. In order for them to purchase these items, inmates must have money on their personal accounts. If you would like to add money to an inmate’s account, you can do so in the following three ways:

  1. Make a direct deposit using cash or a card at a kiosk. Kiosks are located in the Ballard County Detention Center’s lobby and visitation center lobby.

  2. Use TouchPay service to make a deposit. You can make a deposit online, or you can call 866-232-1899.

  3. Send a money order to the Ballard County Detention Center. You can only use western union or U.S. Postal money orders. When sending money orders to the jail, the envelope must be marked Inmate accounting. You cannot put any additional contents in the envelope.

It is important to keep in mind all rules, regulations, and procedures need to be followed. These things are put in place to keep inmates, visitors, staff, and the community safe.

Ballard County Prison Statistics

Ballard County Prison Admissions

Asian Prison Admissions -
Native Prison Admissions -
Total Prison Admissions 57
Other Prison Admissions 4
White Prison Admissions 53
Latino Prison Admissions -
Black Prison Admissions -
Male Prison Admissions 40
Female Prison Admissions 17

Ballard County Prison Population

Male Prison Population 66
Female Prison Population 17
Total Prison Population 83

Ballard County Prison Population By Race

Asian Prison Population -
Latino Prison Population -
White Prison Population 76
Other Prison Population 7
Black Prison Population -
Native Prison Population -

Ballard County Jail Admissions By Race

Native Jail Population -
Asian Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 2
Black Jail Population 5
White Jail Population 35

Ballard County Jail Admissions

Female Jail Population 6
Total Jail Admissions 650
Total Jail Population 44
Male Jail Population 36

Ballard County Pretrial Jail Population

Female Pretrial Jail Population 2
Male Pretrial Jail Population 6
Pretrial Jail Population 12

Ballard County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 22
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies -
Jail Population Held for State Jail 20
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison -
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail -
Jail Population Held for ICE -

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