Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center Emailing An Inmate

Text Messaging or Emailing with an Inmate from Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center

Since Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center contracts with JailATMProdigy Telephone Solutions. they either already or will soon provide you and your inmate the ability to use their Messaging Service to send and receive electronic messages. Try both Jail ATM & Prodigy. They are in the midst of a merger and one or the other will be handling this jail's account.


Depending on the facility, inmates can either view messages from you by:

  • Viewing it on a device at the jail,
  • Viewing it on a Kiosk in their unit,
  • Print it out, and/or
  • Respond electronically.

Pay for the Prodigy Inmate Messaging Service at Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center.
- Online,
- Over the Phone by calling 866-700-4545,
- Using a Kiosk at Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center.
Pay for the JailATM Inmate Messaging Service at Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center.
- Online,
- Using a Kiosk at Johnson County Jail - Olathe Detention Center.

How much does it cost to send and receive messages?
Rates to send messages vary and are subject to change.
The typical cost is $1.00 per message, plus $1.00 per photo and $3.00 per 30 second video when available.
Step 1 - Sign in or create an account to find your facility.
Step 2 - Fund Account

NOTE: By turning on messaging, you will fund your account with $5.00 and authorize Prodigy / Jail ATM to charge your payment method for the same amount if you send a message or receive a collect message and do not have enough money.