Shawnee County Detention Center Information

501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607

Shawnee County Detention Center is a medium security county jail located in city of Topeka, Shawnee County, KS. It houses adult male inmates (above 18 years of age) who are convicted for crimes which come under Kansas state law. Most of the inmate’s serving time in this prison are sentenced for the period of over a year and are sentenced for crimes which are serious in nature. The prison is operated and maintained by Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC)

Below we have given information about the Shawnee County Detention Center including inmate search, phone number, visitation rules/hours and contact information.

Shawnee County Detention Center Prison Information

Jail Name :Shawnee County Detention Center
Jail Type :County Jail
Location:501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607
Contact Numbers:785-291-5000
Postal Code:66607
State :Kansas
County:Shawnee County
Jail Webpage://

Shawnee County Detention Center Inmate Search

If you are looking for information of any inmate currently housed at Shawnee County Detention Center, you can visit the the inmate search/roster link here. Alternatively you can call on to enquire about the inmate.

Note: Keep inmate information like Full Name, age, sex, date of birth and inmate ID handy.

If you are still not able to find the whereabouts of the inmate, then you can try searching on Kansas statewide inmate search page.

Sending a Mail/Package

Send the mail or package to the address mentioned below.

Inmate Name, Inmate ID
501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607

Make sure the mail and package you are sending come under approved item list. For clarification contact the prison administration at 785-291-5000.

Note: In case of packages, prior approval from prison administration may be required. Contact the prison staff for more information.

Sending Money

Inmates can receive money into their commissary account via check, money order or cashier. Visitors can also deposit money directly into the inmate’s account at jail administrative office.

Note: When sending the money via check or money order, make sure you mention inmate id and full name at the back

Phone calls:

Inmates can call to any person on the approved members list between 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The receiver has to bear the cost of the call and the call can be of maximum 30 mins. During rush hours the call time is reduced to 10 mins.

Visitation Rules

If you are visiting someone in Shawnee County Detention Center make sure you are in approved visitor list. It’s good idea to confirm with the prison authorities before coming for a visit.

Here are the basic visitation rules which one must adhere to:

  • Visitor must not be a prior felon.
  • Must have a valid government ID.
  • For children below 16 years of age, a legal guardian must be accompanied.
Visitation 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

Nearby Jail/Prison

There are 8 nearby jails/prisons

Shawnee County Juvenile Detention Center

401 SE 8th, Topeka, KS, 66607 785-233-6459

Kansas Department of Corrections (KS DOC)

Landon State Office Building900 SW Jackson - 4th Floor, Topeka, KS, 66612-1284 785-296-3317

Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF)

815 Southeast Rice Road, Topeka, KS, 66607 785-296-3432

Kansas Highway Patrol Jail

General Headquarters122 SW 7th, Topeka, KS, 66603 785-296-6800

Kansas Capitol Police Detention

Troop K (Capitol Police) HeadquartersDocking State Office BuildingRoom 145122 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS, 66612 785-296-3420

Kansas Highway Patrol Lockup

122 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS, 66612 785-296-6800

Topeka Police Jail

320 South KansasSuite 100, Topeka, KS, 66603 785-368-9551

Shawnee County Detention Center

501 Southeast 8th Street, Topeka, KS, 66607 785-291-5000

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