Geary County Corrections Division is located in Geary County and is the main jail for this area. Are you looking for someone at Geary County Corrections Division? This site gives you about everything a person needs to know about Geary County Corrections Division,like: Find out who’s in jail at Geary County Corrections Division? Find mugshots and inmate photos. The jail’s phone number and address. Bailing out of jail. Intake procedures. Court records. And much much more…
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The prospect of getting arrested and going to jail is a scary and stressfull situation, not only for whoever goes to jail, but also that person’s family, friends, and loved ones. The goal of this guide is to give you all the information that you’ll need to make getting locked up a lot easier. If you have specific questions, feel free to ask it in the comment section below, and also any comments or tips that might help others is appreciated.
Geary County Corrections Division
826 N. Franklin
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone Number and Fax Number
Phone Number: 785-762-6583
Map and Directions
Inmate Search – Find Out Who’s In Jail
Do you have a family member or friend in jail and don’t know how to locate them?
Do you know a family member or friend who’s been arrested and you need to find out what jail they’re in?
To find out who is in jail at Geary County Corrections Division you will have to visit their website and perform an inmate lookup.
The Geary County Corrections Division Inmate Locator is a list of persons who are in jail, which includes current status, bail amount, and schedule for visitation. You can also find info about anybody who has been arrested or released within the past 24 hours. Jail inmates are listed in alphabetical order by their last name. You will be able to locate their inmate information more quickly if you enter their first and last name, birth date, or inmate ID.
If your friend or loved one could possibly be at another jail you should check our guide to other Kansas jails: Kansas County Jails
A mugshot, also called a jail processing picture, is a photo taken by the police when you get processed at jail intake. A mugshot is make of one frontal photo and a profile picture. Your full name and intake number will be in the photos, and they will be stored.
Mugshots can be seen on the website, or you can go in person to the Geary County Corrections Division. When you search for mugshots online you will have to enter the full name, and a booking date.
How To Get Your Mugshot Removed
Trying to figure out how to have your mugshot taken off of the Geary County Corrections Division website? This may not be possible, since your mugshot is public record. You will need to file a ‘Petition to Expunge’. This means that the record of your arrest will be sealed, and unavailable to the public. It is difficult to do this, and you will most likely need the services of a lawyer.
For a more indepth article about removing your mugshot, the various mugshot sites, and the websites that offer to remove your mugshot for you: Mugshot Removal
Bail & Bail Bondsmen – How To Get Out of Jail
Of course, once you are in jail, your main thought is about when you get out. After you’ve gone through the intake process, your bail amount is set either by bail schedule or magistrate. If you don’t get a bail set this may mean that you will either be released on your ‘own recognizance’ until your court date, or you are kept in jail until your court date.
If you do bail out of jail you must promise to show up for court, and until that day you can’t travel out of the county.
In most cases, an inmate will be given an early release in exchange for good behavior when they don’t break the rules and conduct themselves properly while incarcerated.
If you follow the rules, you may be granted work release. You will either have to go back to jail every day when you’re finished working, or you could get to move into a halfway house when you are not working.
Your bail is the amount of money that you have to pay to the courts to get out of jail until your court date. The amount you will be required to pay all depends on the crime you are charged with. Someone you know will need to post 10 percent of the total amount that was determined in order for you to be released from jail. If you miss court, whoever put up your bail money will lose that money.
Find Out How Much Someone’s Bail Is
You will need to call the Geary County Corrections Division. If know the pertinent information, including name, address and date of birth, they’ll let you know what their bail is set at. You can also check their bail amount and status on the Geary County Corrections Division website.
How To Bail Someone Out of Jail
Having to get someone out of jail is never a fun thing, but most of the time, it is very simple to do. First, find out if their bail is a “Cash Bond Only”. If it is, you can’t use the services of a Bail Bondsman. Bail can only be paid by cash – the jail will not take a personal check. As soon as you’ve paid the bail bond, the inmate will be released to your care. If they don’t violate the terms of their bail, you’ll get your money back.
If their bail has been set too high, or you can’t afford it, you might need to use a bail bondsman. They will usually have a fee of 10 to 15 percent of the total bail amount, and sometimes have a minimum charge of $100. The money you pay to the bail bondsman will not be returned to you and the bondsman only accepts cash. If the bail is exceptionally high, the bail bondsman will in most cases ask to use your personal assets as collateral for the bond in addition to their charges.
If you need a bail bondsman go to: Find a bail bondsman
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Other Ways to Get Out of Jail
- Get Time Off For Good Behavior
- Work Release
- Released For Time Served
- Pre-Trial Release Programs
- Released On House Arrest
- Get Released on Your Own Recognizance
Jail Policies and Procedures
Intake Procedures / Booking
The jail intake process includes these steps:
- They’ll put you in a holding cell. If there are a lot of arrests, it will take a while to get processed.
- You will answer a bunch of questions, such as what is your legal name, home address, birthdate and an emergency contact person.
- Also, you will also be asked about your psychological and medical history.
- You will be issued an inmate number.
- You will be fingerprinted.
- You will get your mugshot taken.
- All of your personal property will be taken from you and stored until you get discharged from jail.
- They will let you make a telephone call to contact family, friends, or bail bondsman.
- If you are expected to be released quickly, you might be allowed to wear your street clothes, otherwise you you will have to change into a jail issued jumpsuit.
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When you pay your bail, you will be allowed to leave jail. Getting discharged takes anywhere between 15 minutes to hours or even all day long. In simple terms, the quicker you post bail, the quicker you will get released. How quickly you get discharged can depend on whether or not you’ve got a cash bond or if the magistrate has to determine your bail amount. For lesser charges, you will be booked and released on your own recognizance. When you have served out your jail sentence and are given a release date, plan to be released that morning.
How To Turn Yourself In
In the event there is a, or if you need to begin your sentence in jail, it is recommended that you do the right thing and turn yourself in willingly. In the case of an outstanding warrant, go down to the jail, and let them know that you think there may be a warrant out for your arrest. They will check to see if you have a warrant, and if they verify that there is a warrant for your arrest, they will take you into custody and begin the intake process. If you are reporting to serve out your sentence, report at the exact time and date that the sentence order or court paperwork states. Ensure that you get don’t get there late, or they may decide to arrest you. Make sure that you only bring necessary items when you go to jail, like a driver’s license or your ID, prescription medication, as well as a copy of the sentencing order.
In order to have visitors, inmates have to give information about each visitor to the jail in advance. Your visitor’s information will go in the visitation log as an approved visitor. Each visitor is required to provide a photo ID when visiting. Anyone showing up late or any visitors that are not approved to visit will not be allowed to visit the inmate.
Visitation procedures at Geary County Corrections Division are always changing, so make sure that you double-check the official Geary County Corrections Division jail site before you go to the jail to visit.
Phone Calls & Phone Usage Policy
All phone calls from jail are made through a jail approved pre-paid phone account or phone card . Calls made in jail are much pricier than phone calls made outside of jail. There is no limit to how often you can use the phone, but inmates must keep in mind lots of people want to use the phone – so you have to share. If you are disciplined for an infraction, your ability to use the phone may be limited or eliminated altogether.
The Geary County Corrections Division phone number is: 785-762-6583
Sending Mail to Inmates
All mall sent to inmates must be mailed using the US Postal Service. You can’t use any other type of delivery. You must print the inmate’s name, inmate ID, and the address of the jail on the letter that you send. Don’t send anything in a package, padded envelope, plastic or paper bag, or an envelope with any metal in it. Any mail sent to inmates is opened and read and examined by staff, and the mail will be returned if it can’t be delivered.
If you would like to send a letter to an inmate at Geary County Corrections Division, use this address:
Geary County Corrections Division
826 N. Franklin
Junction City, KS 66441
Here is how you should address the letter:
[INMATE'S FULL NAME]
Geary County Corrections Division
826 N. Franklin
Junction City, KS 66441
The inmate mail policy at Geary County Corrections Division can change, so double check the official website when you send a letter.
Get A Lawyer
When you get arrested, you have particular 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 it is important to have a friend or family member locate a lawyer when you talk to them. You may be thinking ‘do I really need a lawyer?’ You are not required to have an attorney for some criminal charges, an attorney can advise you of your rights, help protect your best interests and help you navigate the complicated court system. The faster you hire a lawyer to represent you and work on your criminal case, the better your chances.
For more detailed information on how to find a lawyer, click here: Find a Lawyer
If you’ve been arrested and don’t have the money to hire an attorney, you will get a public defender. The Public Defender Office is staffed by private investigators, crime scene and forensics experts as well as case workers. Public Defenders are bona-fide lawyers that are admitted to the State Bar and are licensed to practice law in Kansas.
Have you ever had to use the services of a Public Defender? Do you think that they did a good job of defending you?
Geary County court records are are public records and are available upon request. They include a court case file with a docket sheet and each of the motions, documents, and evidence filed in the case. You, and anyone else, can access the records and documents in your court case using the website, or at the Geary County Clerk of Court.
Clerk of Court
The Clerk of Court is a member of the court who maintains court records. The Clerk of Court also administer the oath for all court participants, and also read the verdict when delivered by the jury. All records related to your court case are available at Clerk of Court’s office.
Court fees and costs are the fees and charges associated with your court case, such as filing fees, motion and claim fees, and court charges. If you cannot afford these fees and have court appointed legal counsel or a Public Defender, you may get out of having to pay them.
The magistrate is the person that rules on your case. Magistrate judges do a number of things, such as determing how much your bail will be, issuing arrest warrants, and overseeing first court appearances and detention hearings.
Your pre-sentencing report is completed to include the defendant’s background information and as much detail about the defendant’s life and public history, which the magistrate will review and take into account when determining the sentence. Information, details, and character witnesses will be requested from the person on trial, the defendant’s family, and in some circumstances the victim of the crime. Don’t forget you are able to ask to have your own copy of your pre-sentencing report before sentencing, and correct any mistakes that it contains.
When you are convicted of a crime, you will be given a sentence for your crime. The presiding judge in your case will weigh several options when determining your sentence, including 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 could be immediately taken into custody, or given a date to go to jail to serve your sentence.
Are you trying to find out if a family member of friend is locked up, or has ever been locked up?
You can just go to the Geary County jail website, and do a search using:
- Date of birth.
- Their booking date if you know it.
- and their jail ID.
If you’re not sure if this person is in jail, you can also call the jail to find out.
If you have an outstanding warrant, you are able to check the court records on the Geary County court website or you are able to call the jail. You have to have their first and last name. Or, you can just go down to the jail and ask them. Bear in mind that if there is an arrest warrant out for you, you will be taken into custody immediately.
If you know the person’s first and last name, as well as their arrest date, contact the Geary County jail, by phone, in person, or you can check online. Records of arrests are public record and this is freely available.
Civil processes are when someone has been served with papers, like , subpoenas, and arrest warrants. You can access civil process orders by getting in touch with the Geary County Sheriff’s office, either by phone or through their website.
Sex Offender Search / Lookup
All convicted sex offenders are listed and registered on a sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. You can access this information on the internet, but remember that you can’t see the exact address, just the address block of the address that they registered.
Court Records are considered public records, so they are accessible to anyone who requests them. They include a court case file that contains a docket and any documents and filings filed in the court case. You are able to access the court records on the website, or at the Geary County Clerk of Court office in the county where the case was filed.
Each state keeps a record of their state citizen’s criminal history. These online databases are connected so you are able to track criminal convictions from any other state. You are able to go to county courthouse and check in person, or check online. It helps to know which county the crime occurred in, and if the crime was in a different state, you might have to pay for a more intensive search.
When you look up a person’s crminal records you can get a listing of all the arrests, charges, or convictions for these crimes:
- DWI or DUI.
- Drug crimes.
- Sexual offenses including rape, assault.
- Violent crimes like assault or murder.
But, when you do a criminal records check, you generally won’t be able to find out if they has had any infractions like moving violations:
- Drivers license revoked or suspended.
- Traffic accidents.
- Other moving violations.
- Parking Tickets.
- 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.
- You have the right to protection from the accused.
- You have the right to notification.
- You have the right to attend proceedings.
- You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
- You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
- You have the right to restitution.
- You have the right to a speedy trial.
- You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
- 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.
- Conditions in Geary County Corrections Division.
- Jail layout and facility
- Staff and guards
- Jail food and commissary
- Visitation Days
- Inmate safety
- Gang activity
- Inmate programs and activities
To get driving histories, you will have to do a driving history search.
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For Federal crimes, the FBI has a listing of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. In Geary County,the Geary County Sheriff has their own list of the most wanted criminals, that you can access online.
FBI Ten Most Wanted List: External Link
Geary County Sheriff’s Department Ten Most Wanted List: Link
Life In Jail / What Its Like
Everyone knows that serving a jail sentence in Geary County Corrections Division is quite unpleasant, in time you will settle into the daily routine there. You should expect an alarm for wake-up at about six in the morning, and next you’ll have roll call. Next, you will eat breakfast. Following breakfast you will have 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 Geary County Corrections Division, your experiences would be welcomed, if it can help another person to deal with it.
When incarcerated, all inmates are expected to wear the Geary County Corrections Division 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 rules for sending money to people in jail is always changing, so we suggest that you check the the Geary County Corrections Division website when you send money to an inmate.
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.
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.
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.
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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Types of Jobs at Geary County Corrections Division
The Deputy Sheriff is the second in command at the Geary County Corrections Division, 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.
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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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Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.
The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:
The definition of victim includes:
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.
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.
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.
Reviews of this Jail
Have you ever been a prisoner at this jail? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited a prisoner there?
If yes, then please write a review about it. Write down what you experienced because others will know what to expect.
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Tell Your Story
Anyone who’s been in jail has some stories to tell about the whole experience. Why’d you get arrested? Did you get fair treatment? How was day to day life at Geary County Corrections Division? 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
Did you meet some cool folks in jail? Do you want to throw a shout out to a friend from jail? Leave a message for them here.
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Links and Resources
Geary County Corrections Division Visitation Policy Link
Geary County Corrections Division Mail Policy
Locate an inmate at Geary County Corrections Division
Geary County Warrant Lookup
Geary County Corrections Division Arrest Lookup
Geary County Corrections Division Send Money Procedure
Geary County Corrections Division Jobs