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Updated (COVID-19) Notice-Jail



After careful consideration and in our continued response to the concern of the

Coronavirus (COVID-19 Disease), the Labette County Jail is entering into the recovery phase with the following provisions as part of a containment and mitigation strategy and pandemic response plan to prevent and/or isolate the occurrence of the disease within our facility.

Effective May 4th, 2020, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is implementing a 4-phase plan to reopen Kansas after the Executive 20-16 Stay-At-Home Order.  Until Phase 3 of the plan which begins on June 1st, 2020, visits to correctional facilities are prohibited.    

The LABETTE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE is initiating the following restrictions to continue in our effort to prevent community spread of the COVID-19.

This includes but not limited to the following...

Inmate family visitation will be cancelled until June 6th, 2020 and then will begin a gradual reinstatement

-Inmate money can be brought into the lobby on Monday-Friday, between 8am-4pm;

 only two individuals allowed at a time in the lobby while maintaining a 6 feet distance between OR

-Inmate money can still be mailed by money order to the inmate at 718 5th Street, Oswego, KS  67356


Jail ministry volunteers will be cancelled until June 15th and then will be re-evaluated for reinstatement


Inmate Attorneys, Drug & Alcohol/Psychological/Children & Family Services need to call the jail and arrange for appointments by video until June 1st, 2020


Bonding Agents will be allowed to enter the lobby as long as no more than two individuals at a time and maintaining a 6 feet distance until June 1st, 2020


(Exclusions - jail officers, kitchen staff, county maintenance staff and contract medical staff - under the Kansas Essential Function Framework to the daily operations of the facility.)

Thank you for being patient during this time as the health of our offenders as well as the general public and our staff members is our highest concern.

Labette County Jail Policy 4-D.28 Pandemic Response Plan

Crime Tip Hotline  620-795-2565 or via Email