Jail and Inmate Search in Kansas
Home of Dorothy Gale, Kansas has a current inmate population of 10,038. The majority of inmates are male making up 91.2% of the total, and only 8.8% are female. White inmates account for 67.8% of the overall population followed by 28.7% for African-Americans and another 2.5% for American Indian. Only 8.5% of all inmates have any education beyond high school. The largest age group in Kansas prison is 25-29-year-olds. 38.7% of those inmates are mentally ill. Almost 50% of the crimes are violent toward’s another person. Kansas also supervises 16,654 people on probation and an additional 4,830 on parole.
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What are Kansas Jail Records?
Kansas jail records are the details that law enforcement agencies keep of action items and events that take place while someone is incarcerated in the state penal system. They begin when someone is admitted to jail and kept updated as additional things happen such as court appearances, charges files or appeals, sentencing, move to a residential facility and then anything that happens to them while there. If they become involved in any altercations with other inmates, those things are noted in the permanent criminal record. Their jail record will follow them until they have done their time and completed parole.
How to Search for Inmates in Kansas
Searching for Kansas inmates could be performed online. You can either get information from governemntal official web pages or you could use third party KS inmate search portals that will allow you to see information each incarcerated person. The profiles contain inmate's name, aliases, birthdate and age, physical description and their current status. Also, their violations/convictions and a history of all the Kansas correctional facilities they have been held in is available in each inmate's report.
Creating Public Jail Records
Kansas jail records are created when someone commits a crime and is arrested. Local law enforcement types up a RAP sheet, and that is entered into the system. From there the prisoner’s jail record is updated each time they are moved, or something new happens in their case. Kansas Department of Corrections updates the records daily. Jail records may include visitor logs, health screenings, participation in programs and additional charges added while incarcerated.
Criminal Justice Quick Facts
Kansas Prisoner Statistics by Gender
The number of Kansas prisoners at the year-end of 2016 was 9,920, that saw a 0.6% increase compared to the previous year. Females made up 8.8% of prison population while the number of male prisoners counted 9,051 in 2016.
The Prisoner Change by Gender in % for the Last 10 Years
|Number of Male Prisoners||Number of Female Prisoners|
|Change in Number of Male Prisoners||Change in Number of Female Prisoners|
The Timeline of Total Prisoners from 2007-2016
The prison population of Kansas is 9,920 inmates, that is 14.1% higher than it was 10 years ago. The highest number of prison population in Kansas was in 2016, when the number of prisoners was 9,920 inmates.
Kansas Parole Population
Kansas parole population as of the beginning of 2016 counted 4,331 people, 220 paroles per 100.000 population. That’s by 499 people more compared to the previous year, which has increased by 11.5%.
Paroles per 100.000 population
Parole Total Population in Kansas
Parole Entries & Exits
Change in 2016, in Percentage and Number
Number on parole per 100,000 U.S. adult residents
Adults entering parole, by type of entry
|Type of Parole Entry||Number of Parolees|
|Term of supervised release:||4,215|
|Unknown or not reported:||60|
The state of Kansas operates 97 jails over their 105 counties along with another 12 prisons. They supervise 6,860 prisoners in jail and another 10,038 in prisons. A staff of 2,821 employees manage and operate with a budget of $490 million per year. Additionally, the Kansas community corrections system oversees 16,654 people on probation and another 4,830 on parole. The cost to care for an inmate for a year in Kansas is $18,207. Per one hundred thousand residents, Kansas has an incarceration rate of 331, a property crime rate of 2,696 and a violent crime rate of 380.
|Prison Name||Prison Type|
|El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF)||State Prison|
|Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF)||State Prison|
|Hutchinson Correctional Facility (HCF)||State Prison|
|Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCF)||State Prison|
|Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF)||State Prison|
|Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF)||State Prison|
|Norton Correctional Facility (NCF)||State Prison|
|Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF)||State Prison|
|Winfield Correctional Facility (WCF)||State Prison|
|Wichita Work Release Facility (WWRF)||State Prison|