In response to growing public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will be closing the jail lobby for all public access. This closure takes effect March 23rd, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. This closure will be in effect through April 30, 2020 at which time we will re-evaluate our operating procedures.
Protection Orders during Sedgwick County’s Stay at Home Order
If you find yourself or a loved one in need of a Protection from Abuse or Protection from Stalking Order during the Sedgwick County Stay at Home order, please follow these steps.
- Pick up a Protection Order packet of forms at any;
Or you may download the forms at
For assistance in completing the Protection Order forms, help is available Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Step Stone 316-265-1611
- Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center 316-361-1177
- Protection Order Liaison Hotline 316-660-5290
- Wichita Family Crisis Center 316-263-2313
- Complete all forms. Submit them in the following ways
- Fax to 316-941-5365
Scan and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Emergency Accident Reporting Plan
If you have a non-injury vehicle accident and the vehicle is drivable, no alcohol or drugs are involved please print and fill out the forms. Remember if you are in an accident to exchange the following information with one another.
Driver's License Number and State of issuance
Home Address, City and State
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) typically on the windshield on the driver's side
License Plate number
Name of Insurance Company
Insurance Policy number
Location of accident - Street names, intersection, ect.
Take photos with your phone and submit those with forms.
- Email at SheriffCaseDesk@Sedgwick.gov
- Mail them to: Sedgwick County Case Desk, 141 W. Elm, Wichita KS 67213
- Fax them to: 316-383-7005
Inmates will still have access to remote visitation. Remote Visitation Hours are 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., seven days a week. For additional information regarding video visitation and phone calls please click here or you can go directly to the Securus website at www.visitfromhome.net. Inmates will still have access to attorneys/court staff and ministers.
We also want to remind citizens that they can write letters to inmates. Click here for more information.
Money for Inmates
The public can use www.jailatm.com for the following:
- To place money on the inmate’s account using
- Credit card
- Debit card
- Pre-paid credit cards
- Email an inmate
- Commissary gift packs
Inmate money and property releases will be at the discretion of the inmate and will be mailed to recipient at the address the inmate provides.
Have a question or concern for our Detention Bureau
If anyone has any additional questions more information about Detention Operations can be found here
All other Sheriff’s Office business will be appointment only. Please click here to be taken to the directory. Please call the office directly. Leave a message if no one answers and we will get back with you as soon as possible.
If the public has questions that aren’t detention related they can email them to email@example.com or can message us on our Facebook page.
Concealed Carry Applications:
Starting March 19, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. through April 30, 2020, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will not be collecting fingerprints for concealed carry applications or class III weapon applications. All fingerprinting has been temporarily suspended. All applicants should expect delays with their applications.
Starting March 19th, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. through April 30, 2020, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will not be collecting fingerprints for employment purposes. Fingerprinting for employment or for background information has been temporarily suspended.
Starting March 19th, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. through April 30, 2020, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will be contacting offenders by telephone to complete their registrations. Kansas Statue allows offenders one phone registration a year. The offender registrations will still be entered into Offender Watch and sent to the KBI.
We understand that not all registrations will be able to be conducted by telephone. Offenders that are registering for the first time and transient offenders will still have to register at the Offender Registration Unit.
The associated fees with registration for the month of March will be collected at their next in person registration. If the Offenders have any questions, they can contact the Offender Registration Unit at (316) 660-3939.
If citizens are concerned about offenders in their neighborhoods, we encourage them to check the Offender Watch website at www.sedgwickcounty.org/offender-search.
These changes take effect at 8:00 a.m. on March 19th, 2020. These modifications will be in place through April 30, 2020. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office will re-assess the situation at that time.
We recognize this may be inconvenient for people, but we ask the citizens for their understanding and patience in this continuously evolving health concern. Our top priority is the health and safety of our community.