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Databases Updated on Oct 24, 2020

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.

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.

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.

Criminal Justice Quick Facts

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

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 (2016)
Nationwide
349
Kansas
220
Parole Total Population in Kansas (2016)
Nationwide
870,657
Kansas
4,331
Parole Entries & Exits (2016)
Entries
4,465
Exits
3,966
Change in 2016, in Percentage and Number
Percent
11.5%
Number
499
Number on parole per 100,000 U.S. adult residents
Increased by
4,120
Adults entering parole, by type of entry
Type of Parole Entry:
Number of Parolees:
Discretionary
0
Mandatory
3
Reinstatement
153
Term of supervised release
4,215
Other
34
Unknown
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.