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Ellsworth County Jail Information
212 North Kansas
Ellsworth, KS 67439
Phone Number: (785) 472-4416
The Ellsworth County Jail is located at 212 North Kansas in Ellsworth, KS and is a medium security county jail operated by the Ellsworth County Sheriff’s Department.This page tells you information about anything one might want to know about the Ellsworth County Jail, such as how to find out who’s in jail at the Ellsworth County Jail, the jail’s address and phone number, intake procedures and booking, how to find your court records, and lots more.
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This guide is designed to give information you need to make helping a friend or family member get out of jail a lot easier. If you have a question, just ask them, and any comments or tips that might be beneficial to other people in the same situation will be appreciated.
Ellsworth County Jail Inmate Search
Do you have a family member or friend that is in jail and need to find them? Do you know someone who has been arrested and you want to find out where they are?
In order to look up who’s in jail at the Ellsworth County Jail you will need to use the search form.
Who’s In Jail
The Ellsworth County Jail Inmate Roster has information about people who were arrested and are now in jail, which includes status, and schedule for visitation. Also, you can get info on anyone arrested and processed or discharged in the last 24 hours. Prisoners are listed alphabetically by last name. You can get their inmate information quicker if you’ve got your friend or family member’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID Number.
Ellsworth County Jail Policies and Procedures
The jail intake procedure at the Ellsworth County Jail includes the following steps:
You will get put in a holding cell. If the jail is really busy, you will have to wait a while to get processed.
First you will have to answer a number of questions, like what is your legal name, home address, date of birth and an emergency contact person, and they’ll also ask you about your mental and medical history. Next, You will be given an inmate ID and you will be fingerprinted. Then, all personal property will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
You will then be allowed to make a telephone call so you can talk to a member of your family, friend, or somebody else who can help you get out.
If you are expected to be released quickly, they will let you skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, otherwise you will be issued a jumpsuit.
When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to go home after you get discharged. The discharge process will take between 10 minutes to all day. So, the quicker bail is posted, the quicker you will be freed. How quickly you get discharged will depend on whether you’ve got a cash bond or if a magistrate has to figure out how much your bail will be. For a minor offense, you will simply be booked and get released without having to post bail. If you have served a sentence in jail and have a date of your release, you should plan to be discharged that morning.
Ellsworth County Jail Visitation
To have visitors, you must list the name and date of birth of each visitor to the Ellsworth County Jail in advance. This information will be put in a Visiting log for the inmate. Each and every visitor must provide a photo ID when visiting. Any visitors arriving late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be able to attend visitation.
The Ellsworth County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so we suggest that you call the facility at (785) 472-4416 before you try to visit an inmate.
|Monday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Tuesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Wednesday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Thursday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Friday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
|Sunday||9:00am – 5:00pm|
Before you can visit someone at the Ellsworth County Jail you have to first be on their approved visitation list.
Make sure to take your valid driver’s license or government issued ID with you to visitation or you will not be allowed to enter without it.
No mobile phones are allowed at Ellsworth County Jail, and you will be searched before you can visit. No personal belongings. Anybody currently on must get the permission of both their individual supervising officer and the superintendent before visiting. Usually is not going to be approved.
If the visitor is younger than 18 years of age is related to the inmate, they will have to be accompanied by an adult family member or guardian to include a member of the inmate’s extended family. If a visitor is under the age of 18 and is not a family member of the inmate, this visitor must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Sending Mail to Inmates
This is what you need to know in order to send letters, photos, postcards, greeting cards and magazines to an inmate at the Ellsworth County Jail. Incoming and outgoing inmate mail at the Ellsworth County Jail is always searched and inspected for contraband that might threaten the security, safety or well-being of the facility, its staff, and inmates. Inmates can only receive metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4″ x 6″ as mail. The writing on the postcard has to be in pencil or blue or black ink. If it has a stamp on it, it will get returned. If you write in green ink, then it will get returned. If you send any other kind of mail will be returned to the sender. If there is no return address on it, then the unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate’s locker until the inmate gets release.
Do not include any of these things in the mail that you send to an inmate: any kind of threat to jail order, any description of the manufacture of weapons, bombs, incendiary devices, or tools for escape; do not encourage or advocate any kind of violence, hate speech, or racial or ethnic supremacy. Inmates are not allowed to write to other inmates.
Use this address when sending a letter to an inmate at Ellsworth County Jail:
Ellsworth County Jail
212 North Kansas
Ellsworth, KS 67439
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE’S FULL NAME]
Ellsworth County Jail
212 North Kansas
Ellsworth, KS 67439
The Ellsworth County Jail mail policy can change, so review the official Ellsworth County Jail site before you send a letter to an inmate.
Sending Other Things to an Inmate
There are strict procedures that you must follow to send anything to an inmate at the Ellsworth County Jail. This includes sending money for to spend in the commissary, sending regular mail or photos, sending money for phone calls, and even postcards.
This page covers everthing you need to know about the Ellsworth County Jail to help you follow these procedures and guidelines. If you have questions, or there is something that you were looking for, but did not find, please contact us using the contact link in the site menu.
If you have an outstanding warrant, you can check the court records on the website or call the court directly. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and inquire at the information desk. You should know that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you should be prepared to get taken into custody immediately.
Arrest Record Search
If you know a person’s name, and their arrest date, contact the jail, on the phone, go there in person, or look online. Arrest records are in the public record and this is accessible by the public.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. Court Records include a case file that includes a court docket and any documents filed in your court case. You are able to access your court records online, or at Clerk of Court office in the jurisdiction where the case was filed.
Each state maintains a record of someone’s criminal past. These state databases are all linked so you are able to track criminal backgrounds from other states. You can go to county courthouse and check in person, or you can check online. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and if it was in a completely different state, you may have to pay a fee for a more comprehensive search.
A search of someone’s criminal history you will find out if a person has ever been arrested, charged or convicted for these crimes, drug crimes, kidnapping, sex offenses which could include rape, and sexual assault, violent crimes like assault or murder, or theft.
Money & Commissary
The process for sending money to someone in jail at the Ellsworth County Jail is likely to change, so we suggest that you check the Ellsworth County Jail site before you send money to an inmate there.
How To Send Money to an Inmate at Ellsworth County Jail
You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.
Guidelines For Sending Money To An Inmate
Before you send any money you should find out what online money transfer companies the jail your inmate is incarcerated in uses. The exact method that the Ellsworth County Jail uses changes frequently, so it is best to call them at (785) 472-4416 to get the current payment method.
You may be required to be on the inmate’s visitation list in order to send them money, and be aware that they may have a limit on how much you deposit at one time, like $200-300 at a time, or a limit on how much money may be in the inmate’s account at one time.
Some of the money transfer firms being used by various facilities include JPay, MoneyGram, AccessCorrections, OffenderConnect, Touchpayonline, JailATM, WU, smartdeposit, and tigercommissary.
If an inmate has fines or are required to pay restitution then they will be subject to garnishment of their commissary/trust account. If the inmate has a garnishment, then money to pay them will be taken from the inmateâ€™s bank account. In some cases it may be a percentage or the entire amount of the obligation, but the actual percentage depends on the circumstances. We recommend that inmates talk to the counselor at their facility and try to find out. You can also try to make an arrangement so that only a percentage of your commissary funds are taken, instead of all your funds take at one time.
The commissary is the Ellsworth County Jail store. Inmates can buy several different things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably need to use the commissary every day, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.
The Commissary will sell a selection of different products that inmates can purchase if they have enough money in their trust account. These items include clothes, shoes, small snacks and other food items, in addition to hygiene products like soap, shampoo, and disposable razors for shaving. The commissary also sells other things like books and magazines, televisions and radios, playing cards, headphones, MP3 players, and electronic tablets. They also sell everything need to write home to family, friends, and loved ones: paper, envelopes, and stamps. If an inmate is indigent and cannot afford paper and stamps, the jail will provide these things to an inmate who has not had any money in their commissary account for at least 30 days.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
Phone calls that inmates are allowed to make from the Ellsworth County Jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but bear in mind that you are just one of many people who want to talk to their loved ones. If you break the jail rules, an inmate’s phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.
The Ellsworth County Jail phone number is: (785) 472-4416
How To Save Money on Inmate Calls
Correctional facility phone service providers have exclusive contracts at every facility that they are the exclusive phone provider for, which means that they they control how much it costs to make phone calls. The profits off of all of the phone calls that inmates make are shared with the facility, so there is no incentive for the jail or the counselors at the facility to show inmates or their family how to save money on inmate phone calls at the Ellsworth County Jail. The prices are posted and there are at least two different prices based on where the inmate is calling. The following three factors will determine the cost of an inmate phone call: Where you are located; Where your inmate is located, What type of phone number you have.
For example, if your inmate is in federal prison, if you get a new local number then this will decrease your inmate’s phone call rate from $.21 per minute to only $.06 per minute.
For state prisons and local jails finding out how to lower your inmates phone charges can be more difficult. ArrestedResources.com is an expert in keeping up with all of the changes that affect your inmate’s calling rate and in most cases is able to offer you an inmate calling number that will save you significantly on inmate phone calls. There are some prisons or jails where we will not be able to save you any money, and in these cases we will not offer you an inmate calling number. In cases like this, the jail or prison has set their inmate calling prices so high that nobody can save you money.
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