Miami County Jail, KS Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: April 20, 2020

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, Paola, KS, 66071
Miami County Jail

In Paola, Kansas is where you will be able to find the Miami County Jail. The Miami County Jail was originally a one-room jail but now over 22 inmates can be held at any given time. 

Ever since the early 1800's the Miami County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Miami County Jail.  

Most of the inmates that are held in the Miami County Jail reside in the county. The inmates in the Miami County Jail serve no more than a 2-year sentence. Sentenced inmates, inmates awaiting trial, and inmates awaiting sentencing are held in the Miami County Jail

How to Find Someone in Miami County Jail

The Miami County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Miami County Jail. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all current inmates is a big responsibility. That is what the Miami County Jail does.

The Miami County Jail has its roster with their current arrests open to the general public by the Miami County Sheriff's Department. This database can be found on the Miami County Sheriff’s Department official website.

The Miami County Jail roster can be searched by the information listed below:

  • Inmate's First Name
  • Inmate's Middle Name
  • Inmate's Last Name
  • End Booking Date
  • Begin Booking Date

You will see the information listed below When you do a successful inmate search: 

  • Full Name
  • Booking Number
  • Booking Date
  • Age on Booking Date
  • Cell Assigned
  •  Address Given
  • Visitation Status
  • Bond Amount
  • Visitation 
  • Sex
  • Race 
  • Cash Only
  • MniNo

The inmate’s mugshots will not be posted in this database.

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Sending a Mail/Care Package

The Miami County Jail inmates are allowed to get written letters in the mail from their family and friends. All letters that are sent to the jail are checked by the jail employees before they are handed out to the inmates. 

There are a number of items that you are not allowed to send in the mail along with your written letters. Items not permitted to be sent to the jail are listed below:

•    Gang Related Material
•    Plastic
•    Metal
•    Ribbons
•    String
•    Glitter
•    Confetti
•    Polaroids
•    Perfume
•    Lipstick/Lip Gloss/Chapstick
•    Writing paper
•    Envelopes
•    Stamps
•    Music Cards
•    Pens
•    Pencils
•    No photographs larger than 5x7”

Inmates in the Miami County Jail are allowed to get books, newspaper and magazines sent to them. All books, newspaper and magazines will need to be sent straight from the publisher or the bookstore to the jail. You are allowed to have these items sent from Amazon. All books that are sent to the jail will need to be new and paperback. All used and hardcover books are not allowed. All used and hardcover books that are sent, will get sent back to the sender. 

The inmate's mailing address in the Miami County Jail is: 

Inmates Full Name and ID Number
Miami County Jail
, Paola, KS, 66071

Sending Money

In order for an inmate to make purchases at the commissary, they will need their account funded. If you would like to fund an inmate's account you can send a money order in the mail.  Only Postal Money Orders and Western Union Money Orders are accepted. You can send these money orders using the address listed below:

Miami County Jail
l, Paola, KS, 66071

Make sure the money orders are payable to the inmate you are funding.   

There is a Kiosk in the jail lobby that you can use to transfer funds into an inmate's account. Cash, credit, or debit card payments can be used at the kiosk. However, there is a charge to use this service.  

Phone calls

For the phone service the Miami County Jail uses Securus Technologies. You will need to create an account by logging on to the Securus Technologies official website. You can see the charges and the options for depositing funds into the inmate’s phone account over there.

The Miami County Jail inmates are allowed to only make collect phone calls. You will only be able to receive a collect call from an inmate from a landline phone. However, you will not be able to receive any collect calls from a mobile phone. The individual receiving the collect call is the one responsible for and all fees associated with the collect calls. The Miami County Jail is not accountable for any and all charges associated with the collect calls.  

The inmates are limited to 15-minute phone calls. The call will get terminated as soon as the 15-minutes is over. Calling features such as three-way calling and call forwarding are forbidden for the inmates to use. If an inmate is caught using any of these features the call will get disconnected and disciplinary action will be taken up against the inmate. 

All calls will be monitored and/or recorded.


The Miami County Jail inmates do not have a way to get onto the internet. The inmates do not have a way to keep in touch with friends and family using any electronic messaging systems.  You will need to send them a written letter to the address listed above if you would like to keep in touch with an inmate in the Miami County Jail. 

Visiting Rules

The Miami County Jail inmates are allowed to get visitors. The Miami County Jail views visitations as a privilege and not a right. The visitation schedule is not given by the jail. In order to see if an inmate can have visitations, you will need to check the database.  

The inmate will need to let their visitors know their visitation schedule. 

Minors must be with their legal guardian. Minors are not to be left in the lobby while their legal guardian visits without them.  

Make sure you leave all your personal belongings in your vehicle. Any personal belongings are not allowed in the visitation area. Only your picture ID and your car keys are permitted in the visitation area. You will need to present your driver’s license, United States Passport, or your state identification card before you are allowed in the visitation area. 

Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes before your visitation. Every visit will only last 30 minutes at the most. 

Miami County Sheriff's Office

Address: 118 South Pearl Street, Paola, Kansas, 66071
Phone: 913-294-4444
Fax: 913-294-9118

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Miami County Jail
, Paola, KS, 66071

Miami County Jail Information

Jail Name Miami County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location , Paola, KS, 66071
Phone 913-294-4444
City Paola
Postal Code 66071
State Kansas
County Miami County
Jail Webpage website

Visitation Hours

Sunday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

How Often Can I Visit?

Inmates in the Miami County Jail are allowed visitations if they are in good standing. You will need to get the times and dates you are allowed to come from an inmate. 

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