Saline County Jail

Search for an Inmate in Saline County

Saline County Jail Information

The Saline County Jail is a 392 bed jail in the city of Salina, Saline County, Kansas. You can call them 24 hours a day for inmate information at 785-826-6502.

Offenders arrested for misdemeanors and felonies in this county are brought here for booking and processing, and if their crime requires it, are incarcerated until they are either bonded out, are released from custody on their own recognizance, or are ordered to remain in custody until the disposition of their trial.

You can also use the inmate search tool to see this facility's roster of those who have been arrested and are still in custody.

Those who are found guilty and sentenced to a term of less than one year, will do their time in this county. Those sentenced to longer terms will be sent to either the Kansas State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

This page provides information on how to search for an inmate in the official jail roster, or by calling the facility at 785-826-6502, directions to the facility, and inmate services such as the visitation schedule and policies, funding an inmate's account, mailing them a letter, receiving phone calls from an inmate, voicemail, emailing and texting, tablet rentals, bail bond instructions, and commissary purchases.

It's always a good idea to find out and save the inmate's jail ID number or booking number as you may need this for sending mail or other communication needs. If you can't locate it online, you can call the Saline County Jail at 785-826-6502 to get it.

Phone: 785-826-6502

Physical Address:
800 E Pacific Avenue (new address as of November 2023)
Current Address until November 2023 is: 251 N Tenth Street
Salina, KS 67401

Mailing Address (personal mail):
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate #
Smart Communications / Saline Co. Jail
PO BOX 9174
Seminole, FL 33775-9174

Mailing Address (legal mail or subscriptions):
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate #
Saline County Jail
251 North 10th Street
Salina, KS 67401

Other Jails and Prisons

How Do You Find Someone in the Saline County Jail?

To search for an inmate in the Saline County Jail, review their criminal charges, the amount of their bond, when they can get visits, or even view their mugshot, go to the Official Jail Inmate Roster, or call the jail at 785-826-6502 for the information you are looking for. You can also look up Saline County Criminal Court Cases online, as well as for every county in Kansas. The Sheriff of Saline County maintains a running list of recent arrests, an online database of Active Arrest Warrants for the county, and has a pretty active Facebook page with Most Wanted Fugitives for the public to help apprehend.

Saline County Jail Inmate Search

The Saline County Jail maintains an average of 392 offenders in custody on any given day. The Saline County Jail has a monthly turnover of 40% of their inmate population, another 30% turnover every 90 days, another 20% every six months, and approximately 10% stay incarcerated between six and twelve months. Every year Saline County law enforcement agencies arrest and detain approximately 8,040 offenders.

The following charts of Saline County inmate population demographics are updated daily. The information shown is for today. For research purposes we have broken down the inmates by sex, age, ethnicity, and criminal charges.

The information is compiled from the Saline County Corrections Department, the state of Kansas Department of Corrections, as well as the United States Department of Justice and Census Bureau records. It represents every person in custody in Saline County.

For complete information on how to get directions, bond, visit, mail, send and receive email and texts, receive phone calls, and send money or commissary to an inmate, find arrest information for Saline County and other counties surrounding this one, scroll down this page. We have a section for each.

We also provide photos of the jail that we have collected over the years.

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About the Saline County Jail

The Saline County Jail in Kansas has 192 beds, but ideally only 85% of its capacity is used to enhance inmate and officer safety. Currently they are using every bad, and that means they are overcrowded. However, reports that the county has broken ground on a new jail project that is expected to consist of housing for approximately 392 inmates, indicating that the capacity will increase in the future. It should be completed by November 2023 at the latest.

The Saline County Jail in Kansas can be contacted at 785-826-6502. The jail is located at 251 North 10th Street, Salina, KS 67401. The fax number for the jail is 785-452-9321. The Saline County Jail in Kansas has visitation hours from Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 6 PM. All visits are non-contact and conducted through a glass partition. Inmates are allowed one visitor per day. The actual visiting hours may vary depending on factors such as the day of the week, where the inmate is housed, the inmate's sex, and whether or not it is a holiday. The Saline County Jail in Kansas houses inmates who may be awaiting trial or serving a sentence after being convicted of a crime. The Saline County Sheriff's Office maintains a searchable list of current housed inmates, and booking activity is updated daily. It is unclear from the search results what specific issues or conditions the inmates may be facing. The Saline County Jail in Kansas is unique because it is currently being replaced by a new jail. The new jail is expected to have housing for approximately 392 inmates and increased space for rehabilitation programming. The old jail may be transformed into a juvenile center run by the North Central Kansas Regional Juvenile Detention Facility.

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Recent Bookings & Arrests

How do I find out if someone has been arrested and booked into the Saline County Jail?

To find out if someone you know has been recently arrested and booked into the Saline County Jail, call the jail’s booking line at 785-826-6502.

There may be an automated method of looking them up by their name over the phone, or you may be directed to speak to someone at the jail. Sometimes the jail staff may ask you the offender’s date of birth to ensure privacy of the offender’s status.

Keep in mind that after an arrest, the information on an offender may not be publicly available for several hours.

If you don’t want to check up on an offender by calling the jail, you can also try looking up people recently booked online.

Saline County Jail Booking Roster

What happens during booking in Saline County?

After being arrested and taken into custody, and after being read their Miranda Rights, an offender will next be transported to the local police or department or the Sheriff’s Department in Saline County for booking.

Booking is very involved and requires multiple steps in the process, however, keep in mind that most attorneys will advise that an offender remain silent and not offer any additional information about the crime they have been arrested for because anything they do say may be recorded and may very well be used against them in court.

What is the booking process like at the Saline County Jail?

Booking includes having their photo (mugshot) and fingerprints taken, as well as being asked a lot of questions about their personal history and state of mind. If it’s a serious felony, their DNA may also be taken. They will also be checked for warrants in Saline County and other Kansas and USA jurisdictions.

If the offender was arrested for a DUI offense, and has refused a breathalyzer test, they may also be forced to have blood drawn by a doctor or nurse.

It is also very likely that the offender will undergo a humiliating full body search while in the nude. This includes bending over, spreading their cheeks in the direction of an officer, and coughing. They will also be walked through a metal detector or x-ray machine, like those used at an airport.

What kind of questions are asked during booking?

The arresting jurisdiction will ask about gang affiliations, tattoos, medical conditions, prescribed medication they are taking, recreational drugs they are on or addicted to, allergies, if they are suicidal, and other relevant information that will help with determining their cell assignment and special needs.

What happens to an offender’s personal property during booking?

During the arrest and booking process an offender will also have all their personal property confiscated and held for either their release from jail, or with the offender’s approval, released to a friend or family member.

Personal property includes the clothing they are wearing, money, wallets, purses, cell phones, jewelry, body rings, earrings, watches, and even glasses if they are deemed a security risk. If they are allowed to keep their shoes or sneakers, the laces are removed.

What happens after booking?

At this point the offender will be allowed to make a free phone call to a person of their choice to notify them of their arrest, and/or arrange a bond or bail for their release.

If the offender is being detained and housed while awaiting arraignment, the Saline County Jail will provide a jail garment and slip-on shoes, a blanket, sheets, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.

Often, before they are dressed in the jail outfit and brought to their housing location, they will be forced to take a shower and undergo a disinfectant treatment for body and hair lice, scabies or other pests that may be residing on their person.

How long does the Saline County Jail Booking process take?

Booking can take anywhere from an hour to 24 hours or more. It all depends on the number of people that are awaiting processing, the number of staff on duty at the time, and the behavior of the offender.

If the offender is heavily intoxicated and/or violent, the Booking Officer may decide to stick the offender in a holding cell for several hours until they become more manageable.

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Directions / Map to the Saline County Jail
Inmate Bail and Bonding

The Saline County Sheriff recommends that you might want to use a bail bond agent licensed to do business in Saline County.

However if you don't want to use a bail bond agent:

  • You can lways pay a cash bond yourself, or use your home in Saline County, or in some cases the state of Kansas, but the benefit of using a bail bond agent is that they take responsibility for making sure the inmate shows up for court in Saline County, and if they don't, then they take the financial responsibility.
  • The typical fee for a bond in Kansas is between 10-20% of the bail amount; usually 15% or less.  So if an offender has a bail of $10,000.00, their bond will be $1500.00.
  • Pay by cash, cashier's check, money order or credit card at the Saline County Jail, or the courthouse in Saline County where the offense took place.

Call 785-826-6502 to find out the exact bond (plus other fees) amount, or look it up online by looking up the information on the Saline County inmate locator.

Saline County Bail Bond Information

Because Saline County and Kansas can change their bail bond procedures, it is always best to call either the Saline County Jail at 785-826-6502, or the court in the jurisdiction (i.e. Municipal Court, District Court, etc.) where the offender was charged, and do this right after an arrestee has been booked. 

Ask the staff at the Saline County Jail or the Saline County Court Clerk these specific questions:

  1. Is the defendant eligible for bail or a bond?
  2. How much will the bail or bond be, and what are the additional fees?
  3. Where do I go to pay it?
  4. Are there any days or times of the day or night when I cannot post bail?
  5. What types of payment are allowed? Cash? Money order? Credit card? What types of credit cards? Property or other collateral? Surety bonds?
  6. Do I have to use a bail or bond agent?

If you feel the bail is too high and you wish to get it reduced, contact a lawyer or the defendant's public defender and get them to look into what they can do to get a bail reduction. The sooner you get working on this the quicker you will get your loved one released. 

This entire process will go smoother and faster with a criminal attorney or bail agent handling it for you.

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Inmate Visitation

How Do You Visit an Inmate in the Saline County Jail? What is the Schedule?

Saline County Jail ON-SITE (at the jail) VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

800 E Pacific Avenue (new address as of November 2023)
Current Address until November 2023 is: 251 N Tenth Street
Salina, KS 67401
785-826-6502

Schedule Video Visits online with Smart Visit

  • On-site Visits are free.
  • You can register, but your inmate must approve you before you can schedule a visit.
  • Visitation schedule subject to change.
  • You must arrive 15 minutes prior to the visit.
  • A maximum of one adult and one child are allowed per an on-site video session.
  • Only one infant (under 1 year of age) will be allowed per visit and will not be counted as a visitor
  • All visits must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Any person visiting must not have been incarcerated within the past 180 days.

ON SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE

DAY TIME
SUNDAY NO on site VISITS
MONDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
TUESDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
WEDNESDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
THURSDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
FRIDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
SATURDAY NO on site VISITS


Saline County Jail REMOTE (at home) VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

Schedule Video Visits online with Smart Inmate

  • All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Remote visits are charged a fee.
  • Visitation Schedule subject to change.

REMOTE VISITATION SCHEDULE

DAY TIME
SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
MONDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
TUESDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
THURSDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Attorneys have access to their clients during the following times:

9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

  • Inmates cannot be seen during mealtimes, lockdowns and emergency situations.
  • Attorneys may call 785-826-6502 for questions or appointments.

Saline County Jail uses Smart Communications for Remote Video Visitation between inmates and their loved ones.

How Video Visitation Works
SmartJailMail.com provides a two-way, real-time video visitation system which can be used to speak to your loved ones directly in their housing location within the jail.
At some locations you may also use a lobby kiosk at the facility to visit for free when scheduling a local / on-site visit.
Remote visits from home cost 50 cents per minute and are scheduled in 15 or 30 minute increments.
To schedule a video visit you must first open a Smart Communications account.

Remote Video Visits From Home
Once you are connected with an inmate you can use the visitation section of the website to schedule a visit.
Remote visits from home are billed on a credits-per-minute model and are scheduled in 15 or 30 minute blocks.

Local / On-Site Video Visits
Once you are connected with an inmate at a location where you have a visitation kiosk in the lobby, you may use the visitation section of the website to schedule a visit.
Local / on-site visits are provided free of charge.

This link explains everything you need to know about Smart Communications Video Visitation.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Inmate Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Remote Video Visitation

Can I Use My Computer or Phone to Have a Remote Video Visit with an Inmate in the Saline County Jail?

Saline County Jail ON-SITE (at the jail) VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

800 E Pacific Avenue (new address as of November 2023)
Current Address until November 2023 is: 251 N Tenth Street
Salina, KS 67401
785-826-6502

Schedule Video Visits online with Smart Visit

  • On-site Visits are free.
  • You can register, but your inmate must approve you before you can schedule a visit.
  • Visitation schedule subject to change.
  • You must arrive 15 minutes prior to the visit.
  • A maximum of one adult and one child are allowed per an on-site video session.
  • Only one infant (under 1 year of age) will be allowed per visit and will not be counted as a visitor
  • All visits must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Any person visiting must not have been incarcerated within the past 180 days.

ON SITE VISITATION SCHEDULE

DAY TIME
SUNDAY NO on site VISITS
MONDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
TUESDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
WEDNESDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
THURSDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
FRIDAY 9:00AM - 6:00PM
SATURDAY NO on site VISITS


Saline County Jail REMOTE (at home) VIDEO VISITATION SCHEDULE

Schedule Video Visits online with Smart Inmate

  • All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Remote visits are charged a fee.
  • Visitation Schedule subject to change.

REMOTE VISITATION SCHEDULE

DAY TIME
SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
MONDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
TUESDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
THURSDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FRIDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Attorneys have access to their clients during the following times:

9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

  • Inmates cannot be seen during mealtimes, lockdowns and emergency situations.
  • Attorneys may call 785-826-6502 for questions or appointments.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Video Remote Visitation Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Inmate Money Accounts

How Do You Deposit Money for an Inmate in the Saline County Jail?

There are multiple ways to add money to an inmate's account at Saline County Jail, using Access Corrections Secure Deposits

1. Online - Making a deposit using a verified Visa or Mastercard online, or using their Apple or Android App.
2. By phone - Dial 866.345.1884 to reach their 24/7 Access Corrections domestic call centers.
3. Jail Lobby Kiosk - Kiosks accept cash, credit cards, and debit cards.
4. Mail-in Lockbox - Friends or Family who do not have a credit or debit card can mail money orders to their secure lockbox to make deposits to an inmate’s account. Depositors use a customized form that captures all needed information. Upon receipt, they process and post the deposits to the inmate's trust fund in approximately 48 hours.

Money orders may be mailed to inmates at:
Access Corrections
P.O. Box 12486
St. Louis, MO 63132

Money orders must be made out to "Access Secure Deposits".
Include the state, city, inmate name and ID number on all money orders.

5. Walk-in Cash Deposits - Go to any Cash Pay Today location to deposit cash to your inmate's account.

Secure Deposits - Frequently Asked Questions
Secure Deposits - Video Tutorial on How it Works
Secure Deposits - Help Pages

Customer Service Contacts:
Phone: 866-345-1884
Email[email protected]
Online Chat - Look for 'bubble' on bottom right of the page linked here.

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Saline County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Saline County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Kansas, then select Saline County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Saline County Jail.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Inmate Money and Trust Fund Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Inmate Phone Contact

How Do I Receive Phone Calls from an Inmate in the Saline County Jail?

How to Set up a Phone Account and Receive Calls from an Inmate in Saline County Jail

To communicate by telephone with a Saline County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To receive phone calls from a Saline County inmate you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Saline County inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Saline County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Saline County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can receive phone calls.

For all the information you need to receive phone calls from a Saline County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, how often you can receive calls and when you can receive them and more, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: Your phone calls will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case. Anything discussed on the calls may be used in your inmate's court case.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Inmate Phone Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Mailing an Inmate

How do I Mail an Inmate in the Saline County Jail, and what can I send them?

Saline County Jail Inmate Mail Guidelines

Postcards
The Saline County Jail allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards like the type purchased from the post office. They may also allow certain photo postcards as long as they have not been tampered with or contain images that may be considered to be obscene or violent in nature. It is best to only use blue or black ink. Always include your name and return address.

Envelopes
The Saline County Jail also allows envelopes to be mailed to inmates. It is best to only use blue or black ink.

Postcards and envelopes MUST HAVE the sender's full name and return address on the envelope. 

Postcards and envelopes MUST be mailed to the following address:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate #
Smart Communications / Saline Co. Jail
PO BOX 9174
Seminole, FL 33775-9174



Legal Mail

Send all Legal Mail to this Address:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate #
Saline County Jail
251 North 10th Street
Salina, KS 67401



Newspapers
Local or national newspapers may also be mailed to the inmate as long as they are mailed directly from the newspaper publisher.

Magazines
News, special interest or sports magazines may also be mailed to an inmate as long as they are shipped directly from the publisher. Any magazines that contain profanity, weapons, pornography or other content that is adult in nature will be confiscated by the jail staff and will NOT be delivered to the inmate.

Books
The Saline County Jail allows books to be mailed directly to the jail from a reputable source such as AmazonBarnes & Noble or Books-A-Million. You can order them directly from your computer and have them shipped to the inmate at the address below.
Books must NOT contain images or content that are considered excessively violent, pornographic or obscene. Any book that does not meet the Saline County Jail standards will be disposed of. No more than three books may be shipped at any one time.
Hard cover books will not be accepted by the jail due to their potential to be used as a weapon.


All newspapers, magazines and books are to be shipped to:
Inmate's Full Name & Inmate #
Saline County Jail
251 North 10th Street
Salina, KS 67401

How to Send and Receive Secure Text and Email Messages with an Inmate in Saline County Jail

To communicate by text or email with an Saline County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To send or receive a message you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Saline County inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Saline County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Saline County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to send and receive secure messages in the form of text or email with a Saline County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, renting your inmate a tablet, how often you can communicate and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your messages will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Inmate Mail Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Inmate Commissary

Can I purchase Commissary Online for an Inmate in the Saline County Jail, and what can I purchase?

Saline County Jail contracts with Access Securepak (aka MyCarePak) for families to send pre-determined packages of commissary items to your inmate.

Access Securepak carries over 1,000 different items in the following categories:
- Food and Snacks
- Personal Hygiene Products
- Electronics
- Apparel

Registration Process:
1. Register here.
2. Select Kansas.
3. Select Saline County Jail.
4. Find your Inmate.
5. Deposit Funds.
6. Order Commissary Items.
Once you are logged in, you will receive instructions on how much (and what products) you can send your inmate.
Contact Information:
* If you have any questions, you can call Access Securepak at 800-546-6283.
* You can email My Care Pack at [email protected].
* You can write them at:
    Access Securepak
    10880 Linpage Place
    St. Louis, MO 63132

* You can Live Chat with a Representative online: (bottom left corner of page)
   Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.–11 p.m. CST, 
   and Saturdays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. CST.

*Note* Access Securepak will issue a refund for or replace broken, damaged, or missing products reported by Saline County Jail staff. They will not honor reports of discrepancies from inmate's families or friends.
My CarePack is the Saline County Jail's outside vendor for Commissary Items. They have a very good mix of Chips, Snacks, Candy, Meat, Seafood, Hygiene products, Letter writing materials, Electronics and Apparel items for sale on their website.


*NOTE* -- Once you are fully registered and have selected the inmate you wish to send commissary to, you will receive instructions on how much you can deposit, how much (and what) you can purchase for your inmate, and how often you can send commissary.

How to Send Money to an Inmate in Saline County

To send commissary money to an inmate in Saline County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Access Corrections by creating an account.
  • Select Kansas, then select Saline County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send money to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to send, and input your payment method.

For all information on how to Send Money to an inmate's account check out our full money and commissary guide for Saline County Jail.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Commissary Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Texting and Emailing an Inmate

How Can I Communicate with an Inmate in the Saline County Jail using an Online Messaging Service?

Saline County Jail uses a secure messaging service call Smart Communications so that inmates can communicate electronically with friends and family members on the outside.


SmartMail allows inmates to communicate safely and quickly with family and friends outside of the jail, prison or detention center. Inmates send and receive electronic letters using a safe and secure computer kiosk or tablet stationed in their institution. THE COST IS JUST $0.50 CENTS; cheaper than a postage stamp and envelope.

  • The message can be sent with postage paid and will be free to open and read for the recipient.
  • Or, the message can be sent collect / "COD" for free and will be paid for by the recipient.
  • To send or receive a message you MUST open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for inmates, prisoners, or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • They will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.
  • Sending messages with SmartMail is just like sending an e-mail, except it is contained within the SmartJailMail web site. Messages can be delivered instantly or may be held for review depending on the destination facility.
  • Electronic messages are delivered much more quickly than traditional paper mail to the correctional facility so you can stay connected.

More information on how to send and receive messages and photos with an inmate.

How to Send and Receive Secure Text and Email Messages with an Inmate in Saline County Jail

To communicate by text or email with an Saline County inmate, follow these instructions:

  • To send or receive a message you MUST first open a SmartJailMail.com account.
  • Once you open an account, you may search for Saline County inmates or detainees to connect with.
  • When you locate the Saline County inmate that you want to connect with, you can send them a connection request.
  • Saline County Jail will then need to approve the request before you can send messages.

For all the information you need to send and receive secure messages in the form of text or email with a Saline County Jail inmate, including how it works, how much it costs, renting your inmate a tablet, how often you can communicate and more, check out our Text/Email an Inmate Page.
NOTE: Your messages will be monitored and stored. You may want to refrain from discussing your inmate's court case.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Text and Email Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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Inmate Tablets

Do Inmates in the Saline County Jail have Access to Tablets or Computers?

Saline County Jail Gives Inmates Access to Tablets At No Cost for Communication, Research and Entertainment

They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Saline County Jail are provided free tablets to use within the jail that allow them to have access to the following services and information:

  • Phone Calls - Inmates may make calls directly from their tablet allowing for more privacy. The rates are the same as the phones in the unit, and the calls are still recorded and monitored.
  • eMessaging - Communicate via a text based message or picture. Fee based system.
  • Job Search - Using JobView, a secure job search application, inmates have the ability to see what jobs are available when they are released.
  • Education - Free educational platform and course catalog that provides thousands of educational resources.
  • Self Help -Inmates have daily access to mental health and addiction recovery programming.
  • Music - Top-40, Hip-Hop, Country, Rock, Gospel, and more.
  • Law Library -  Legal research with up-to-date case information.
  • eBooks - Thousands of available titles.
  • Religion - Religious resources for spiritual guidance.
  • Games - Inmates can play their favorite games. Available through monthly subscriptions
  • Facility Services - Digital access to submitted forms, requests, facility documents, and notifications from staff.
  • Video Visitation - Visitation may not be allowed on the Tablets.  Call Saline County Jail at 785-826-6502 to confirm.

The availability of tablets may seem like something that inmates who are serving time do not deserve, but here are some of the benefits for inmates in Saline County:

  • Keeps inmates busy.
  • The threat of losing access to tablets keeps them better behaved.
  • Safer for the staff to keep inmates happy.
  • Allows communication with family members.
  • Educational programming.
  • Legal research.
  • Social programming such as anger management, substance abuse, etc.

Saline County Jail Gives Inmates Access to Tablets At No Cost for Communication, Research and Entertainment

They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Saline County Jail are provided free tablets to use within the jail that allow them to have access to the following services and information:

  • Phone Calls - Inmates may make calls directly from their tablet allowing for more privacy. The rates are the same as the phones in the unit, and the calls are still recorded and monitored.
  • eMessaging - Communicate via a text based message or picture. Fee based system.
  • Job Search - Using JobView, a secure job search application, inmates have the ability to see what jobs are available when they are released.
  • Education - Free educational platform and course catalog that provides thousands of educational resources.
  • Self Help -Inmates have daily access to mental health and addiction recovery programming.
  • Music - Top-40, Hip-Hop, Country, Rock, Gospel, and more.
  • Law Library -  Legal research with up-to-date case information.
  • eBooks - Thousands of available titles.
  • Religion - Religious resources for spiritual guidance.
  • Games - Inmates can play their favorite games. Available through monthly subscriptions
  • Facility Services - Digital access to submitted forms, requests, facility documents, and notifications from staff.
  • Video Visitation - Visitation may not be allowed on the Tablets.  Call Saline County Jail at 785-826-6502 to confirm.

The availability of tablets may seem like something that inmates who are serving time do not deserve, but here are some of the benefits for inmates in Saline County:

  • Keeps inmates busy.
  • The threat of losing access to tablets keeps them better behaved.
  • Safer for the staff to keep inmates happy.
  • Allows communication with family members.
  • Educational programming.
  • Legal research.
  • Social programming such as anger management, substance abuse, etc.

For more information about Tablets and how your inmate can get one to use while he is in jail, chek out our Inmate Tablet page.

We’ve compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for everything you need to know about Saline County Jail’s Tablet Policies, Rules and Guidelines. If you still have questions after reviewing these FAQs, call 785-826-6502 for further assistance.

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