Jail and Inmate Search in Kansas

Home of Dorothy Gale, KS 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 the state prison is 25-29-year-olds. 38.7% of those inmates are mentally ill. Almost 50% of the crimes are violent toward’s other person. KS also supervises 16,654 people on probation and an additional 4,830 on parole.

What are Kansas Jail Records?

Kansas jail inmate search 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. Kansas inmate search record will follow them until they have done their time and completed parole.

How to Perform Kansas Inmate Lookup

Searching for KS inmates could be performed online. You can either get information from governemntal official web pages or you could use Kansas prison inmate search tools that will allow you to see information each incarcerated person. The profiles contain the 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

KS 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 Imprisonment Rate
Kansas Imprisonment Rate: 322
Prison Population
Prison Population: 9,628
Probation Population
Probation Population: 16,588
Parole Population
Parole Population: 4,331
Racial Disparity in Incarceration Rate
Racial Disparity in Incarceration Rate: Black : White Ratio - 7.0:1 Hispanic : White Ratio - 1.2:1
Juvenile Custody Rate
Juvenile Custody Rate (per 100 000): 177
Disenfranchised Population
Disenfranchised Population: 17,594 (0.80%)
Disenfranchised African Americans
Disenfranchised African Americans: 5,601 (4.29%)
Corrections Expenditures
Corrections Expenditures (in millions): 383

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.

5 States with More Female Prisoners than Kansas

State Number of Female prisoners

5 States with More Male Prisoners than Kansas

State Number of Male prisoners
New York48,442

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

Increased by

Adults entering parole, by type of entry

Type of Parole Entry Number of Parolees
Mandatory: 3
Discretionary: 0
Reinstatement: 153
Term of supervised release: 4,215
Other: 34
Unknown or not reported: 60

Kansas Prisons

The state 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 state 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 the state is $18,207. Per one hundred thousand residents, KS has an incarceration rate of 331, a property crime rate of 2,696 and a violent crime rate of 380.

Federal Prisons located in Kansas

Prison Name Prison Type
Kansas City RRM Federal Prison
Leavenworth USP Federal Prison
North Central ROFederal Prison

Kansas Inmate Records by Counties