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Russell County, Kansas Sheriff Overview

Russell County is located in the central part of Kansas. Its county seat is in Russell. Russell, the county seat, was the home of former U.S. Senate Majority leader and 1996 GOP presidential nominee Robert Dole for many years. It was also the boyhood home of U.S. Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, who was born in Wichita. Russell County is named after Alva P. Russell. Zip codes in Russell County include 67626, 67665, 67648, 67649, 67634, 67673, and 67658.

Sheriff Fred J. Whitman is the current head of the Russell County Sheriff’s Office.

Russell County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 210 East 4th Street
Russell, KS 67665
Phone: 785-483-2151
Fax: 785-483-3681

Inmate Search in Russell County Jail

The Russell County Jail does not maintain an online list of incarcerated inmates. The State of Kansas, however, offers statewide inmate search, with the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System through the Kansas Adult Supervised Population Electronic Repository (KASPER), with filters like First, Last and Middle Names, KDOC Number, Social Security Number, State ID (KBI) Number, and Advanced Search (Race, Gender, Birth Date, Age Range, Conviction County, Parole Supervision County, CC Supervision Location, Facility (Inmates Only), Supervision Type. Each inmate file contains their Names, Birthdates, Demographics (Eye Color, Hair Color, Height, Weight, Gender, Race), Current Status reported by Dept. of Corrections, Convictions (County, Case Number (I), Offense Date, Sentencing Date, ACS, Criminal Conviction Description, Counts, Crime Severity Level, Case Status (II), State), KDOC Physical Location History(s) (Location, Movement Date, Movement Reason), KDOC Disciplinary Report(s) since January 1996 (Date, Class, Location, Type of report). To inquire, it’s best to personally visit the Sheriff at 210 East 4th Street, Russell, KS or call them at 785-483-2151.

The Russell County Adult Detention Facility or Jail was originally built in 1955. The facility has undergone several remodels and upgrades of technology. The population can exceed the capacity very quickly so often times the staff is on the road handling inmate transports to other facilities in the area. The facility houses both male and female prisoners, along with work release inmates and D.O.C. holds that come through the doors. The staff books in and books out inmates and the average daily population is 19 inmates. The head of the Jail Facility is Damian Morgenstern.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Visitors must be placed on the inmate’s visitation list by the inmate. Visitation is a privilege and can be restricted or eliminated. All visitors must follow the Rules of the Russell County Adult Detention Facility. Inappropriate clothing and conduct can result in you being turned away or visitation being stopped. Anyone trying to introduce contraband into the Facility can and will be charged with a Crime.

Visitation Time:
Visitation is Saturday and Sunday from 1 P.M. to 4 P.M.

Commissary Money may be provided to the inmates by depositing money onto their account. This can be done in person with the Administrative staff.

Working at Russell County Sheriff’s Office/Jail

A Correctional Officer can earn a starting pay of $12.00 per hour. Correctional officers work closely with inmates during the booking in and booking out process. Officers take care of inmate processing, dealing with inmates and their needs. Officers will be in charge of taking care of inmate meals, medication, and transporting inmates to court and to and from other facilities. Officers work rotating schedules which include nights, weekends and holidays.

Some of the required qualifications include:
Applicants must be 18 Years of Age
Must Be Citizens of the United States
Must have a high school diploma or GED
Must currently have a valid Kansas Drivers License or be able to obtain one.
Must be able to qualify for vehicle insurance in the use of motor vehicles.
As a condition of employment, you must be able to pass a drug test prior to employment, a background investigation, psychological examination, polygraph examination, and physical exam. You may be required to meet certain job related sight and hearing standards required to meet essential job functions.
Correctional Officers must be certified by a correctional training class or will attend training after being hired
Must not have any Felony or Serious Misdemeanor Convictions.

If you are interested in this job, you may visit this link for the application form.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered 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. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Russell County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bail Bondsman

A bond is a monetary guarantee that a defendant will show up in court when ordered by a judge. The defendant signs his bond which is a written promise that if he does not show up as required he will forfeit the bail amount to the court along with any fees. For all practical purposes there is no difference between a bond and bail. A cosigner or bondsman may also sign and post bond on the defendant’s behalf, giving the court additional assurances that the defendant will make his court appearances.

Kansas accepts the following types on bond.

Cash Bond. The defendant gives the money to the court to get his release. The money is returned at the end of the trial if the defendant completes their court responsibilities.

Personal Recognizance. This is also referred to as own recognizance or a signature bond. This allows the defendant to get out of jail without posting cash or assets as securities

Surety Bond. This involves participation of a professional surety, a bondsman. The bondsman promises the court the defendant will appear or the bondsman will pay the court the amount of the bond.

Cash Deposit. Ten percent of the bond amount is given to the court up front. Most of the money is returned at the end of the case if the defendant takes care of all his court responsibilities.

Property Bond. The deed to a home or real estate is signed over to the court to guarantee the defendant’s participation in their court orders. This is fairly uncommon.

1. Applicable Statutes.

  • At one time, Kansas had very detailed provisions regarding bail in Kansas Statutes ANNOTATED CHAPTER 61.–PROCEDURE, CIVIL, FOR LIMITED ACTIONS ARTICLE
  • –ARREST AND BAIL. However, this article was repealed.
    Russell County Probation Department
    Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
    Office:Russell County Probation Department
    Location:401 North Main Street, Russell, Kansas, 67665
  • Russell County Jail Statistics
    Number of Persons Confined15
    Avg Daily Population20
    Name of new facilitynot applicable
    Full time payroll7
    Full time total employees7
    Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
    Other operating expendituresnot applicable
    Total construction costsnot applicable
    Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
    Year of original constructionnot applicable
    Year of major renovationnot applicable
    Name of new facilitynot applicable

    Address: 210 EAST 4TH STREET RUSSELL KS 67665

    Russell County Unemployment and Median Household Income
    Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 20163,557
    Number Employed Annual Average, 20163,397
    Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016160
    Unemployment Rate, 20164.5
    Median Household Income Annual Average, 201542,625
    Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
    Russell County Poverty Data
    Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014917
    Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.2
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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