Ford County Jail, KS Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 26, 2020
Ford County Jail

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The Ford County Jail is a medium-security detention center located in Dodge City, Kansas. Operated locally by the Ford County Sheriff's Office, this jail holds inmates who are awaiting trial or sentencing. The Ford County Sheriff's Department has the largest number of law enforcement officers in the county and is the largest facility in Kansas. The current Sheriff was sworn in as Sheriff in September 2009.

Inmates at Ford County Jail have the opportunity to participate in programs, including education, counseling, substance abuse, and religious services. They are given three meals a day and are allowed to purchase snacks from the commissary. They are given an hour of recreational time each day where they are encouraged to go outside.

Ford County Jail - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Ford County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    508 Avenue L PO Box 747, Dodge City, KS, 67801

  • Phone

    620-227-4590

  • City

    Dodge City

  • Postal Code

    67801

  • State

    Kansas

  • Country

    Ford County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Ford County Jail

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    508 Avenue L PO Box 747, Dodge City, KS, 67801

  • Phone

    620-227-4590

  • Country

    Ford County

  • City

    Dodge City

  • Postal Code

    67801

  • State

    Kansas

  • Official Website

    Website

Crawford County Sheriffs Office / Crawford County Jail

  • Address

    225 Enterprise Drive, Girard, Kansas, 66743

  • Phone

    620-724-8274

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If someone you know is serving time in Ford County Jail, you can search for him or her in this Ford County Jail log. When you click on the inmate you are looking for, you will see information on him or her such as their date of birth, arrest date, and charges.

Send a Mail/Package

Incoming and outgoing inmate mail will be inspected by jail staff.

Inmates at Ford County Jail may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

If no return address is available, unauthorized mail will be stored in the inmate's locker until the inmate's release.

Inmate mail cannot contain anything related to violence, racial supremacy, or nudity.

If you want to send mail to an inmate at Ford County Jail, address your envelope as follows:

Inmate name

C/O Ford County Jail

508 Avenue L
PO Box 747, Dodge City, KS, 67801

Inmates may receive magazines and newspapers if they are sent directly from the publisher.

Sending Money

You can either send money to an inmate by going to the Ford County Jail and dropping off a money order or you can use MoneyGram to deposit money in an inmate’s account.

In order to send money to an inmate, you will need to know the inmate’s full name, the inmate’s ID number, and the inmate’s location.

You can call all Ford County Jail at 620-227-4590 if you have any questions.

Phone Calls

Ford County Jail has a phone program where you set up an account through the third-party company, GlobalTel, and the inmate can call you after you deposit money on his or her account.

According to the website, you can save money on inmate calling by using a “GlobalTel ‘Special Jail Phone Number’. When your inmate calls your ‘Special Jail Phone Number’, your phone rings and you save.”

All phone calls through Ford County Jail are recorded.

Visitation Rules

Ford County Jail requires all visitors to fill out an application prior to visitation. If you want to visit an inmate at Ford County Jail, carefully fill out the application. The Ford County Jail reserves the right to deny any person the right to enter the jail it chooses and for any reason.

Jail visits are conducted in person behind plexiglass or on a televised screen from another location. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and guardians must provide proof of their guardianship. Inmates may have two visitors during each visit.

Leave all personal belongings, except for your state ID in your vehicle. No cell phones or bags are allowed in the jail.

Call 620-227-4590 for questions regarding jail visitation.

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

Directions

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