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You can deposit money on an inmates account by going to www.jailatm.com and then follow to prompts to Ellis County, Kansas. There is also a kiosk in the entry way lobby of the Ellis County Courthouse and the Ellis County Sheriff's Department.
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If we have the name of the individual you are looking for, we can tell you if they are in the Ellis County Jail. However, some individuals come in and refuse to fill out paperwork and their identification takes longer to verify and that increases the amount of time to process an individual through
The inmates bond is determined by the jurisdiction the individual was arrested under or being charged by. Jurisdiction being, Cities of Hays, Ellis, Victoria, or Ellis County, or another county or state. Bonds for charges vary by jurisdiction.
For a list of approved bonding companies please click here.
Inmates charged through Ellis County usually will see the judge regarding their charge and/or bond the morning of or after the arrest. Others inmates with charges through the City of Hays, will see the municipal judge on Monday morning, Tuesday afternoon, or Thursday morning. Other inmates may not be seen until the judge has reviewed the case file and requests to see them.
The inmate will get released after bond has been posted and any bond conditions are fulfilled. Some inmates may be released on their own recognizance.
An inmate being held for another jurisdiction remains in the Ellis County Jail, until the charging county or state comes to the Ellis County Jail to pick them up for transportation.
The only message delivered to inmates are messages from their attorney. All inmates have access to phone and are allowed 3 free letters every seven days.
Yes, you may bring an inmate medication. The medication may or may not be approved by the Ellis County Medical provider.
No, we can not tell you how much money is on an inmates account, as those accounts are subject to the same banking laws that govern the banking system.
No, you may not bring food or clothing to an inmate. The only time an inmate is allowed to have street clothing brought to the jail is when an inmate is appearing in a jury trial. Only one change of clothing is allowed in per day and no neck ties are allowed.
No, the jail will not tell you if you have any warrants.
Visitation for inmates is Tuesday through Friday from 9 AM till 7 PM. The visitation day is determined by the what pod the inmate is living in. Special visitation time my be approved by the jail lieutenant if the inmates family is visiting from out of state and their is advance notice of the requested visitation. You can set up a visit with an inmate by going to www.mticonnex.us and follow the prompts.
Only 3 people are allowed to visit an inmate at one time.