Kenton County Detention Center

Kenton County Detention Center, KY Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: October 7, 2021
State
Kentucky
City
Covington
Postal Code
41011
County
Kenton County
Phone Number
859-392-1701
Location
3000 Decker Crane Lane, Covington, KY, 41011

About Kenton County Detention Center

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The Kenton County Detention Center started out in 1984. During the first few decades of operation, the Kenton County Detention Center could comfortably house no more than 650 inmates at one time.

Then in the early 2000s, the Kenton County Detention Center underwent many expansions that increased how many inmates they can house. As of right now, the Kenton County Detention Center can comfortably house up to 183 inmates. All inmates who are housed in the Kenton County Detention Center were arrested throughout Kenton County by law enforcement.

The Kenton County Detention Center offers many programs. These programs include the following, but not limited to:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Religious Service Groups

  • Narcotics Anonymous

  • Basic Education Classes

  • GED Prep

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Kenton County Sheriffs Department

Address
303 Court Street, Covington, Kentucky, 41011
Phone
859-392-1800
Website
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Sending a Mail/Care Package

First and foremost, inmates are permitted to send and receive letters while they are in Kenton County Detention Center.

You can also send inmates clothing as well. What kind of clothing you may ask? The following articles of clothing will be accepted:

  • White Socks

  • Sports Bras (for women)

  • Underwear

  • White Thermal Shirts

  • White Thermal Pants

  • White T-Shirts

When sending clothing to an inmate, you will need to send it from an online retailer. These articles of clothing cannot come from your own personal address. If you ship the package from your own address, it will be refused.

You will also need to ensure your name and the inmate’s name is on the package as well. You can mail the package to the following address:

Kenton County Corrections

3000 Decker Crane Lane, Covington, KY, 41011

Sending Money

To deposit money into an inmate's phone account or their commissary account, you will need to create an account with PayTel.

You can deposit money online or you can come on down to the Kenton County Detention Center and use the kiosk that is conveniently located in the lobby. The lobby will accept cash, credit, and debit card payments.

Phone calls

The Kenton County Detention Center used Paytel for their phone service.

What does this mean for you?

You do not have to worry about collect calls, like the old days. Of course, the inmate will have the opportunity to make a collect call, if needed as well.

But, with the Kenton County Detention Center using Paytel you will have an easier time keeping up to date with when their phone account needs money, how the money is being used, and who the inmate is calling.

Inmates in the Kenton County Detention Center will only be permitted to have a 15-minute in length phone call, so everyone gets a chance to use the telephones.

Visitation

The Kenton County Detention Center knows you need some face to face time with your loved one who is in their custody.

Therefore, the Kenton County Detention Center permits you to have two free lobby visits per calendar week. However, you will only be able to cash in on one per day. These free visits will only last 15 minutes in length.

You will be required to schedule your visit with a minimum of 24 hours in advance. The scheduled visit will then have to be confirmed by the inmate prior to it being set in stone.

All on-site visits at the Kenton County Detention Center will happen on Friday between the hours of 1 pm to 4 pm or during the weekend (Saturday and Sunday) between the hours of 8 am to 11 am and then again during 1 pm to 4 pm.

You should also know that you will not have any contact with the inmate. All visitation at the Kenton County Detention Center is strictly through video calls. This is known as a non-contact visit.

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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