Anderson County Jail – Garnett, KS

Anderson County Jail is located in Anderson County and is the main correctional facility for this county. Looking for someone in jail at Anderson County Jail? This guide gives you information about anything related to Anderson County Jailsuch as the following: Learn how to locate an inmate. How to view Anderson County Jail mugshots. The jail’s address and phone number. Bail and how to get out of jail. Intake procedures and booking. Court records. And lots more.

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The thought of going to jail is a scary and stressfull prospect, not only for the person who gets arrested, but also that person’s friends and family. The purpose of this guide is to give advice and information that you’ll need to make helping someone get out of jail easier. If you have questions, just ask it, and any feedback or comments that would be a benefit to others will be appreciated.

General Information

Address

Anderson County Jail
135 East 5Th Avenue
Garnett, KS 66032

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone: 785-448-5678
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Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail

Do you know someone that is in jail and want to contact them?

Has someone that’s been arrested and you don’t know how to find them?

In order to look up who is in jail at Anderson County Jail you have to go to their web site and perform an inmate lookup.

Inmate Search

The Anderson County Jail Inmate Lookup is a list of persons who have been arrested and are in custody, including custody status, how much their bail is, and visiting hours. You can also find info on anybody processed or discharged within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed alphabetically by their last name. You can locate their arrest information fast if you have your friend or family member’s name, date of birth, or inmate ID.

If your friend or family member could possibly be incarcerated at a different jail you will want to check our guide to other Kansas jails: Kansas County Jails


Mugshots

A mugshot, or jail processing photo, is a picture that the jail takes when you get processed at jail intake. They take one face photo and a profile photo. Your name and jail booking number will appear on the mugshot, and they’re stored.

View Mugshots

Mugshots of people who have been arrested can be viewed on the Anderson County Jail website, or you can see them in person at the Anderson County Jail. When viewing mugshots online you need to enter the prisoner’s legal name, and the arrest date.

How To Get Your Mugshot Removed

Trying to figure out how to get your mugshot erased from the Anderson County Jail website? This can be tricky, because your mugshot is a matter of public record. To get your mugshot taken down you must file a Petition to Expunge with the court. Basically, this means that your arrest record would be sealed, so no one will be able to see them. Unfortunately, this happens very rarely.

Read our indepth tutorial about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot websites, and the mugshot removal services: How To Get Your Mugshot Taken Down


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Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail

If you are incarcerated, your main thought is about when and how you will get out. After you’ve gone through the booking process, a bail amount is determined either by bail schedule or magistrate. If there is no bail set this might mean that you will either be free to go until your court date, or you must remain in jail until your trial.

If you are released from jail you are required to agree to be in court on your court date, and until that date you will not be permitted to leave the county.

Usually, an inmate are given time off in exchange for good behavior when they follow the rules and act right while they are in jail.

If you prove to be trustworthy, you may be granted work release. You will have to stay the jail each day when you’re finished with work, or you may be allowed to move into a halfway house instead of jail.

Bail

Bail is how much money that you will be required to pay in order to be released from jail pending trial. The amount you will have to pay is dictated by how serious your crime is. You will need to post ten percent of the total that was determined in order to get discharged from jail. If you don’t show up for your court appearance, whoever posted your bail will lose that bail money.

Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is

In order to find out how much someon’s bail is, you will have to call the jail. If you’ve got the person’s info, like name, address and date of birth, they will be able to let you know the bail amount. Also, you can find out how much their bail is on the jail website.

How To Bail Someone Out of Jail

Posting bail to get out of jail is an unpleasant situation, but fortunately, it’s really easy if you have the money. First of all, you need to know if it is a Cash Only Bond situation. If this is the case, you won’t be able to get a bondsman. Take cash only to the jail – they will not accept a check. As soon as you’ve posted (paid) bond, the person will be released into your care. If the conditions of bail are not violated, you’ll get the bail money back.

Bail Bondsman

If the bail amount is too high, of if you can’t pay it, you should use a bail bondsman. Bondsmen usually have a fee of 10-15% of the total amount of bail set by the magistrate, and sometimes with a minimum charge of $100. This money is non-refundable and has to be paid in cash. If their bail has been set particularly high, the bondsman will in these cases require that they use your personal assets as collateral for the bond.

To talk to a bail bondsman go to: How to find a bail bondsman

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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail

  • Early Release For Good Behavior
  • Get Out on Work Release
  • Time Served
  • Get Out on a Pre-Trial Release Program
  • Get Released on House Arrest
  • Own Recognizance


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Jail Policies and Procedures

Intake Procedures / Booking

The jail intake process includes each of these steps:

  • You will be placed in a holding cell. When the jail is busy, it will take a while to get processed.
  • The first step is that you must answer a bunch of questions, like your full name, your address, birthdate and an emergency contact.
  • Also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history.
  • You will be given an inmate number.
  • You will get fingerprinted.
  • You will have your mugshot taken.
  • Any personal property you have will be taken away from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
  • They will let you make a telephone call so you can get in touch with a family member, friend, or bail bondsman.
  • If you are expected to be released shortly, you might be able to skip the jumpsuit and keep wearing your own clothes, if not you will be issued a jumpsuit.

Have you ever been booked into jail? If so, please tell us what happened. How long did you have to wait in the holding cell? What was you treatment like? Do you know any tips that could help other people that get arrested get through jail processing?

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Discharge Procedures

When you finally post bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged from jail takes from 30 minutes to hours or even all day long. Or, simply, the faster you post bail, the sooner you will get let go. Also, how fast you get released can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond amount or if the judge has to decide on the amount of bail to be set. For minor charges, you will get booked and get released without having to post bail. When you get to the end of your sentence and know the date of your release, expect to get released between 9am and noon.

How To Turn Yourself In

If you have a, or if you need to report to start a sentence, it is highly advisable that you follow the law and turn yourself into the authorities. If it is for a warrant, report to the jail intake area, and tell someone that you think there may be an outstanding warrant for your arrest. They will do a record check, and if you do, they will ask that you surrender yourself and you will be taken into custody. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, go to the jail at the exact time and date that the sentence order lists. Make sure that you aren’t late. Only bring approved items when you go, like a driver’s license or even ID, any prescription medication you might take, as well as the sentencing order from court.

Visitation Procedures

To have visitors, you have to provide the name and date of birth of each visitor to the jail before anyone can visit them. This information will go in the visitation log as an Authorized visit. Each visitor must provide proof of identification. Any visitors showing up late or without a visiting order will be turned away.
The Anderson County Jail visitation procedures frequently change, so review the official Anderson County Jail jail site before you go.

Visiting Hours

Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy

The only phone calls that inmates are allowed to make are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Phone calls made in jail are typically more costly than phone calls made at home. There is no limit to when you can make phone calls, how long you can talk, and how often you can make calls, but bear in mind that every inmate wants to use the phone too, so they can call their family. If you break the jail rules, phone privileges might get cut back or eliminated completely, as part of the punishment.

The Anderson County Jail phone number is: 785-448-5678

Sending Mail to Inmates

Any mail that you send to an inmate has to be mailed using the US Postal Service. You must not use any other type of delivery. You must print the name, inmate ID, and the address of the jail on the letter that you send. Don’t mail anything in a box or package, padded envelope, plastic bag, or an envelope with metal in it. All mail that you send to inmates is opened and inspected by the jail staff, and the mail will get returned if they decide it is inappropriate.

Mailing Address

Use this address when sending a letter to someone incarcerated at Anderson County Jail:

Anderson County Jail
135 East 5Th Avenue
Garnett, KS 66032

Here is how you should address the letter:

[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
[INMATE ID]
Anderson County Jail
135 East 5Th Avenue
Garnett, KS 66032


The Anderson County Jail inmate mail policy changes frequently, so we suggest that you review the official Anderson County Jail site before send a letter to someone in jail there.


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Court Information

Get A Lawyer

When you get arrested, you should know you still have rights, and an important one is your right to request a lawyer. Remember that you may be limited to the amount of phone calls you can make, so make sure to get a friend or relative to find a lawyer for you. You’re probably asking yourself ‘do I really need a lawyer?’ You can represent yourself if you reall want to, but, a criminal defense attorney will advise you about your rights, protect your interests and help you find your way through the legal system that you are now faced with. The sooner you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your case, the better off you’ll be.

For more detailed information on how to find an attorney, visit: Find an Attorney

Public Defender

If you can’t afford a lawyer, you will be given a public defender for a lawyer. In addition, the Public Defender Office has a number of staff such as independent investigators, crime scene and forensics experts as well as social case workers. All Public Defenders are real attorneys that are admitted to the Kansas State Bar Association and are licensed to practice law and represent you in court.

Have you ever had to use a court appointed attorney or Public Defender? What was your experience?

Court Records

All court records are are public record and are available upon request to anyone who requests them – not just the person who they pertain to. They include a case file containing a docket sheet and every motions, documents, and evidence filed in the course of your case. You, and anyone else, can access your court case records using the online service, or at the Anderson County Clerk of Court.

Clerk of Court

The Clerk of Court is a member of the court who manages court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath when court is in session, and also read the court verdict when the jury has finished deliberations. All court records associated with your case are kept at the Anderson County Clerk of Court.

Fees

Court fees are all costs associated with your court case, for example filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you don’t have the money to pay these fees and have been assigned a Public Defender, you may not have to pay the fees.

Magistrate

The Anderson County magistrate is the judge that presides over your case in court. Magistrates do several different things, which include setting your bail amount, issuing warrants for arrest, and acting as the presiding judge over first court appearances and detention proceedings.

Pre-Sentencing

Your pre-sentencing report is put together to include your background information and information about the defendant’s life and history, which the magistrate judge will review and take into consideration when deciding on the sentence. Information will be requested from the person on trial, his or her family members, and if necessary the victim. Bear in mind you are allowed to ask to receive your own copy of the pre-sentencing report before sentencing, so you have the opportunity to review it and correct any mistakes.

Sentencing

If you get convicted of a crime during your trial, you will be sentenced. There are several different options for sentencing, ranging from community service, house arrest, and probation, to incarceration in either jail (short term) or prison (long term). Depending on the particulars of your trial, the severity of your crime, and any sentencing guidelines that they judge will use, you might get locked up immediately, or you might be given a date to turn yourself into jail to serve your jail term according to your sentence.


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Public Records

Inmate Inquiry

Want to find out if somebody you know is in jail, or has gone to jail in the past?

You can just go to the jail website and do an inmate search, and search using:

  • The inmate’s name.
  • Birthdate.
  • Their approximate booking date.
  • and their jail inmate ID.

If you think this person is in jail, you can call the jail get confirmation.

Warrant Inquiry

If you have an outstanding warrant, you can find out by checking the arrest warrants inquiry on the website or you can call the court. You have to have the person’s first and last name. You can also go to the local jail and ask the officer in charge. Keep in mind that if there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody immediately.

Arrest Inquiry

If you know a person’s name, and the date of their arrest, contact the Anderson County jail, on the phone, in person, or find out online. Records of arrests are public record and this information is accessible by the public.

Civil Inquiry

A Civil Process is when someone has been served with papers, such as warrants. You can find these civil process orders by getting in touch with the Sheriff’s office, on their website or by phone.

Sex Offender Search / Lookup

All people registered as sex offenders must be registered on a sex offender database. Those listed on these databases have been convicted in a court of law of a sex offense. You are able to view these listings on the website, but keep in mind that you won’t find the exact address, but rather the block that they live on.

Court Records

Court Records are public, and are accessible by anyone. They include a court case file containing a docket sheet and all of the documents filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records via the internet, or at Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.

Criminal Records

Each and every state maintains records of people’s criminal history. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal histories from any other state. Go to county courthouse and inquire, or check the website. It is helpful to know the county the crime was committed in, and in the event that it was in a totally different state, you may have to pay for a more intensive search.

When you look up someone’s criminal record you are able to get a report detailing any arrests, charges, or convictions that may be on a person’s record for the following crimes:

  • DWI or DUI.
  • Drug Possession.
  • Kidnapping.
  • Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
  • Violent crimes like assault or murder.
  • Theft, breaking and entering.

When you do a criminal history search, you won’t be able to see if they has had any infractions like moving violations:

  • Speeding.
  • Drivers license suspended or revoked.
  • Traffic accidents.
  • Minor infractions or moving violations.
  • Parking Tickets.
  • To search for this kind of information, you will have to do a search for their driving history.

    Have you ever tried to search for someone’s criminal records? How easy was it? Did you search online or did you have to call the local courthouse? Did you get information that was correct? There are plenty of reasons that folks look up criminal records and backgrounds, and your comments might help other people.

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    Most Wanted

    For Federal crimes, the FBI maintains a list of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Anderson County,The Sheriff’s Department maintains their own list of the top most wanted criminals in the county.

    FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link

    Anderson County Top Ten Most Wanted List


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    Life In Jail / What Its Like

    Daily Life

    Everyone knows that being incarcerated in Anderson County Jail is no fun, you will soon become accustomed to the daily routine there. All inmates get an alarm to wake up at about 6am, and then you’ll have roll call. You will then have breakfast. When you finish breakfast you will be required to work in the work program that you’ve been assigned to. This could be working in the kitchen, laundry, or some sort of manufacturing job. While this may seem tedious, it may help you when you leave jail, as you are gaining experience in a certain field of work. Other inmates go to school, while some take part in mandated treatment programs. After lunch, there will be another roll call, then back to work. Your evening will be spent either in your cell or a common room. During this time dinner is served and you will be expected to take a shower. After another roll call, it’s lights out. Even though you will be confined to your cell, there may be enough light to read or write letters. Then again, most inmates welcome lights out, and try to get as much sleep as they can.

    Most people are frightened at the idea of jail because they don’t know what to expect. If you have spent any time in Anderson County Jail, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.

    Dress Code

    When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Anderson County Jail uniform. This is normally a jumpsuit or scrubs. Of note to anyone visiting an inmate – you must be properly dressed. Any clothing considered inappropriate will not be permitted.

    How To Send Money to an Inmate

    You will have your own ‘bank account’ while in jail. This money is used to purchase items from the Commissary. Family and friends can deposit money into this account for you, and any money you earn while in prison will also be deposited into your account. Outside money can be paid in to your account via a money order, cash or check. If someone sends a check or money order, make sure that they write your inmate ID on it. The maximum amount you are allowed in your account is $290 per month.

    The process for sending money to people in jail could change, so we suggest that you review the site before send funds to someone in jail there.

    Commissary

    The commissary is the jail store. You can purchase a number of things here, such as toiletries, snacks and writing supplies. Bear in mind that you will probably want to use the commissary daily, and any infractions will get that privilege taken away from you.

    Inmate Medications

    If you are on any type of prescription medication, you will be allowed to continue taking it while in jail. When you are first processed, you will be asked what medication you take. You will then be referred to the jail nurse or doctor who will be in charge of monitoring your health and prescribing your medication.

    Meals

    You will get three meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. As expected, they are very basic, but healthy. A typical breakfast might be cereal, toast, coffee and fruit. Lunch might be spaghetti, salad, bread and milk. Dinner could be chicken casserole, rice, vegetables, dessert and milk. Contrary to popular belief, prison food has greatly improved over the years, and you might find that it’s not much different from what you would eat at home.

    Pods / The Yard

    The jail is designed in a ‘pod’ layout, with self contained housing arranged around an outdoor yard. Each pod has a central control station and a common room, and the inmates take turns in using the yard. The jail is designed this way to keep certain inmates together, and others away from the general population.

    Gangs

    As with life in general, gangs are a part of prison life. Obviously it is best to avoid becoming a part of this environment as it will only lead to trouble. When you first enter prison, you might find yourself being ‘primed’ to join a gang, or worse, you might get their attention in a negative way. The best thing to do is keep your head down and don’t get involved.


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    News and Media

    News

    Photos / Pictures

    Videos


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    Jobs

    Types of Jobs at Anderson County Jail

    The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Anderson County Jail, overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the jail. An inmate is unlikely to have much interaction with the Deputy Sheriff, unless they have committed an infraction. Detention Officers are responsible for the custody and care of the inmates. They maintain order in the jail, and handle security. A Detention Officer is assigned to a certain pod, and therefore is responsible for the same inmates each day. They get to know the inmates on a certain level, and are well equipped to handle any problems that may occur.

    Apply for a Job at Anderson County Jail

    Requirements:

    • You must be over the age of 21.
    • You must possess a High School Diploma or GED
    • You must be a US Citizen.
    • You must pass a Criminal, Credit and Driving History background check.
    • You must pass a drug test.
    • You must have a good level of fitness.
    • You must be in good health.
    • You must have a valid Drivers License
    • An applicant for Deputy Sheriff must possess a Law Enforcement Certification.


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    Family Resources

    There are resources for families of both the perpetrator of the crime and the victim. The social and emotional impact of crime is far reaching, affecting many. Families can receive professional counseling, court related assistance, social services assistance and help in navigating the criminal justice system.

    If you are a family member, which resources did you find to be particularly helpful? Please let us know, as this will be helpful to other families in the same situation.

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    Victim Resources

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

    Victim’s Rights

    The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

    • The right to protection from the accused.
    • The right to notification.
    • The right to attend proceedings.
    • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
    • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
    • The right to restitution.
    • The right to a speedy trial.
    • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

    The definition of victim includes:

    • Spouses and children of all victims.
    • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
    • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
    • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

    There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

    Victim Notification

    The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

    Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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    Sex Offender Information and Search

    All people registered as sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information online, but bear in mind that you will not get the exact address, rather the block that they live on.

    Domestic Violence

    If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, there are services to help you. Your county will have a Domestic Violence Services office. They provide free and confidential services, such as emergency shelter information, legal advocacy, support groups and domestic violence education. They will work to help you create a safe and violence-free life, and heal from the trauma of abuse.

    Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.


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    Reviews

    Reviews of this Jail

    Have you ever been an inmate in this jail? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited a prisoner there?

    If you have, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write down what you experienced because others can learn what to expect.

    Things you might want to put in the review:

    • Conditions in Anderson County Jail.
    • Jail and pod layout and facility
    • Guards and jail staff
    • Jail food and commissary
    • Visitation
    • Other Inmates.
    • Inmate safety
    • Gang activity
    • Prisoner activities and programs


    Speak Your Mind

    Tell Your Story

    Everybody who’s been arrested and thrown in jail has at least one story to tell about it. Why were you locked up? Were you fairly treated? How was day to day life at Anderson County Jail? How did you get along with the other inmates? How did it affect you to go to jail?

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    Throw A Shout Out to Your Cell Mate

    Make some good friends in jail? Do you want to find out how to get in touch with somebody you met in jail? Say wassup here, just leave a message below.

    Throw a shoutout to people still locked up at Anderson County Jail

    Links and Resources

    Main Anderson County Jail Website
    Anderson County Jail Inmate Search
    Anderson County Jail Mugshots
    Anderson County Jail Bail Amount Link

    Anderson County Jail Visitation
    Anderson County Jail Jail Mail Policy Link
    Anderson County Jail Inmate Search
    Anderson County Jail Warrant Inquiry
    Anderson County Jail Arrest Inquiry
    Send Money to an Inmate at Anderson County Jail
    Jobs at Anderson County Jail


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