Shawnee County Detention Center

Shawnee County Detention Center, KS Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: August 9, 2021
State
Kansas
City
Topeka
Postal Code
66607
County
Shawnee County
Phone Number
785-291-5000
Location
501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607
Official Website
http://www.snco.us/doc/

About Shawnee County Detention Center

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The Shawnee County Detention Center was constructed in 1978. When the Shawnee County Detention Center was constructed it was under Sheriff L. Ray Patterson’s careful watch.

Throughout the years, the Shawnee County Detention Center expanded and expanded again.

The Shawnee County Detention Center employs around 50 people. Most of these people are correctional officers that ensures that Shawnee County Detention Center runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

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Shawnee County Sheriffs Office

Address
320 South Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas, 66603
Phone
785-368-2200
Fax
785-368-2338
Website
website

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

Inmates can receive letters, while they are in the Shawnee County Detention Center. But you should refrain from your letters having any of the following subject matters:

  • Physical Violence

  • Gruesome Subject Matter

  • Sexual Acts

  • Sexually Explicit Images

If your letter has any of the following, it will be discarded, and the inmate will not be given it.

You should address your envelope according to the following:

Inmate Name

Shawnee County Detention Center

501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607

Inmates may also receive soft-sided Bibles. The only catch for sending a Bible to the Shawnee County Detention Center is they will need to be sent to the facility from the supplier and/or publisher.

Inmates can also receive tennis shoes as well, but just like the Bibles, they will need to be sent to the Shawnee County Detention Center from the supplier and/or publisher.

All other packages and items will need to be approved by the Jail Administration prior to you sending them.

Sending Money

The Shawnee County Detention Center has made it easier than ever for you to deposit money into an inmate's account.

First off, if you live local to the Shawnee County Detention Center, you can drop off a money order or cashier's check. The Shawnee County Detention Center does not accept cash.

If you do not live local to the Shawnee County Detention Center, you can mail the money order or cashier’s check to the following address:

Inmate Name

Shawnee County Detention Center

501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607

If you are tech-savvy, you can deposit funds using JailATM.com. If you opt-in to use Jail ATM you should be aware that there is a service fee.

Phone calls

Inmates do not have many privileges in the Shawnee County Detention Center, but one of their main ones is being able to use the telephone to call home.

All calls will be collected. All calls will be limited to 15 minutes. All calls will be recorded and monitored.

Visitation

Inmates will be permitted two non-contact visits per calendar week. Visits will not be less than 20 minutes. The Shawnee County Detention Center uses this following visitation schedule

Visiting Hours

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
Sunday — 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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