COVID-19 Update

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.

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.  

Please call


Scan and email them to

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. 

The forms that need to be filled out are: 
Once you have these filled out completely please submit them in one of the following ways: 

Inmate Visitation

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 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 for the following:


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 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. 

Employment/Background Fingerprinting:

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. 

Offender Registration:

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

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.