141 W Elm
Wichita, KS 67203
The Sedgwick County
Detention facility books inmates for all municipalities in
Sedgwick County as well as Federal inmates, Parole Violators,
and newly arrested persons on misdemeanor and felony charges.
Please note that the judge and /or court in which the inmate
will appear controls the conditions of bond, the amount of bond
and the type of bond that is to be posted.
The bond amounts shown are
for the charge listed on the same line. The computer system
requires a dollar amount to be listed; because of this the line
may say $0.00. $0.00 will appear in the bond amount column when
the following conditions exist:
To determine the
total amount of bond for an inmate, simply add the dollar amount
shown in the “Bond Amount” column.
Some inmates are not
allowed bond because of their charges or because they are
committed to the facility to serve a sentence imposed by the
Inmates booked on State
Arrest and Detain Orders and State Parole Violations are not
Inmates booked on Juvenile
Holds and Warrants are not bondable.
Inmates convicted and are
awaiting Transport Orders to the Kansas Department of
Corrections are not bondable.
Cash only bonds--any
bond may be posted in cash, however there are some charges that
the courts have set as cash only bonds. Examples of these
charges are child support and bonds that are set as cash only by
a judge. Inmates with these charges require that the bond be
paid in cash. Personal or business
checks will not be accepted. Cash bonds that total more than
$10,000.01 will require the person posting the bond to have
photo identification and to complete a reporting form for the
Internal Revenue Service, which will provided. The court
receiving the cash bond will determine the final disposition of
the cash posted as bond. The Sedgwick County sheriff’s Office
cannot refund cash bonds once they are posted. When a person
posts a cash bond the receipt will be made out as from the
person who is providing the cash, with the inmate name listed as
who the money is for.
Own Recognizance (OR)
-- Inmates that meet the specified requirement of the
controlling court may qualify for OR bonds. The qualified
inmates will be allowed to sign a bond that states that they
agree to report to court on the stated date and time.
OR Bond guidelines as
set by the courts:
-- Inmates that are listed as Professional Surety bonds have two
options. The inmate many post bond through a Bail Bondsman or
post the full amount of the bond in cash. Bail bonding companies
typically require a fee to be paid. The contract between the
bonding company and the inmate is a civil matter and the
Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office cannot refund fees charged or
reduce the fees charged by any company. The bonding companies
are listed in the local telephone directory under “Bail Bonds.”
-- Inmates held on domestic violence charges must remain in
custody for a court ordered cooling off period before they bond.
Each municipality has different time periods that is required
and bond amounts. Inmates booked on violations of domestic
violations bonds and protection from abuse orders will be
required to post bond.
--Inmates booked on Out-of-State Warrants will not be allowed to
post bond until an 18th Judicial District Court Judge sets a
Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.
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