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FAQs Detention

This facility does not accept packages on the behalf of any inmate.
Inmate Mail:
The Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office partners with TextBehind to process inmate mail:
Inmate Mail must be addressed:
Offender First & Last Name Inmate ID# (initials are not acceptable
Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office
P.O. Box 247
Phoenix, MD 21131
The envelope must include the sender's return address to include:
The sender's First & Last Name
The sender's complete return address
Once the facility reviews the mail it will take 24 hours before the inmate receives it
Any envelope without complete or missing information as specified above, either for the sender or offender will be rejected and discarded UNOPENED without exception.
  • TextBehind does not accept Legal Mail, Money Orders, Personal Checks, Gift Cards, Cash, Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Social Security Cards, Driver's Licenses, books, magazines, catalogs, advertising mailers, and junk mail.  These unacceptable items will be returned to the sender.
  • All mail will be reviewed and approved by facility staff
  • Non-privileged mail is scanned
  • Physical letters are stored for up to 30 days
  • After 30 days physical letters are shredded in a secure manner
How to Bond an Inmate:
If you wish to bond an inmate using a bondsman or with cash please visit the Bonding Room located on the East side of the Justice Center, off of Second Street, in the back of the sally port circle. Please note that parking is not permitted in the circle drive. If you are using cash, please bring the exact amount of the bond as jail staff do not make change. If you wish to use a credit card, follow the link below or call (877)392-2455.

To Bond Using a credit card transactions visit
Current Authorized Bonding Companies for
Leavenworth District Court, Leavenworth, Lansing, Basehor and Tonganoxie Municipal Courts:
1st American Bail Bonds, LLC - (785)486-2300, (785)231-4555
1st Out Bail Bonds - (816)359-2889
1st ASAP Bail Bonds - (913)390-5762
ABC Bonding - (785)-865-4121 (Collect), (785)331-9979
ASAP Bail Bonds - (913)620-7030
Ace Bail Bonds, Inc. - (785)863-2322, (785)841-4165, (913)233-2682
Affordable Bail Bonds - (785)242-2245
American Bail Bonding - (816)471-9100, (816)-804-5300
American Outlaw Bail Bonds, LLC - (785)231-4762
American Surety (Municipal only) - (913)351-3125, (913)683-4525
American Western Bonding Co. - (913)397-9812
Back Out Bail Bonds - (913)367-1600
Bail Now Inc. - (913)233-2233
Bigtime Bail Bonds - (785)863-2322, (913)682-3100
Brian Underwood Bail Bonds, Inc. - (913)371-3733
C & C Bonding - (913)682-0636, (913)682-4139, (913)683-5805
City Wide Bail Bonds (Municipal only) - (913)682-8500
Cole Bail Bonds, Inc. - (913)390-0070
Empire Bail Bonds - (913)353-2252
EZ Bail Bonds - (913)710-4652
Hometown Bail Bonds - (785)214-8413
Fowler Agency - (913)682-8224, (913)651-5121, (913)306-5417
In & Out Bail Bonds Inc. - (913)219-8796
Liberty Bail Bonds - (620)251-5648
Mannie's Bonding Company - (913)782-0670, (866)782-2245 (toll free)
Macey Bail Bonds - (816)260-3388
Morey & Crow Bonding - (316)832-1756, (316)522-4141
Schrick Bail Bonds - (913)367-5520 (collect), (913)426-7979
Smith Bonding - (785)242-2222
Speedy Release Bail Bonds (Leavenworth Municipal Only) - (913)780-5245, (913)682-8668
Staley & Brungardt - (913)367-1502
Can I purchase items for an inmate being housed in the Leavenworth County Jail?
You cannot purchase items directly for an inmate but Leavenworth County Jail has an extensive commissary store that includes; under garments,  hygiene items, writing materials, food items, select medication items, radios and more.  These commissary items are accessible to the inmate and they purchase them with funds from their main account.

How can I put money on an inmate's account?

Please visit the jailATM website to place money on an inmate's account or you can come to the Leavenworth Justice Center and utilize the kiosk in the front of the building to put money on an inmates account.

Can I visit an inmate incarcerated in the Leavenworth County Jail?

All Leavenworth County Sheriff's jail visits are conducted through our video visitation system via Homewav.  Visit or download the FREE mobile app on your phone.  Visitor Support: 844-394-6639.
Step 1: Visits must be scheduled through, HomeWAV mobile app, or HomeWAV Support.
Step 2: Click "Schedule on-site visit" and choose available times highlighted in green.
Step 3: The inmate must confirm/reject the requested time for the visit to be scheduled.
Step 4: Receive confirmation. On-site visitation rules/schedules set by facility.
Step 1: Download the mobile app and create an account.
Step 2: Select facility and inmate.
Step 3: Add funds.
Step 4: Wait for the inmate to call

When can I visit an inmate being housed in the Leavenworth County Jail?

You can utilize the free video visitation kiosks located in the lobby of the Leavenworth Justice Center from 0800-1630 hours Monday-Friday excluding holidays.  You can also conduct video visits from home using a computer or mobile device through Homewav, this will be done at the expense of the person wanting to visit the inmate, video visitation being conducted this way can be done from 0800-2100 hours 7 days week.
How much is a 15 minute phone call?


Can an inmate housed in the Leavenworth County Jail call family members or friends?

Inmates may call family members or friends by using the phone systems in their housing pods.  The cost of the phone calls are deducted from their main inmate account.

I want to pay for my calls, and I do not want to pay the inmate to contact a bunch of other people.  Is this possible?

Yes, you can create a communication account where the inmate can call and the funds will be deducted from that account instead of the inmates main account.  This ensures that the inmate is able to call you, but the inmate cannot use funds from that account to contact others.

Can I message an inmate in the Leavenworth County Jail?

The jail has a message service set up through Homewav. The cost of a message is $0.25 per message.