Sedgwick County jail experiences shortage in detention deputies

Sedgwick County Detention Facility (Aug. 2020)
Sedgwick County Detention Facility (Aug. 2020)(KWCH)
Published: Mar. 29, 2021 at 11:41 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said the lobby at the jail will be closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. due to a current detention deputy shortage. The change is effective March 29, 2021.

The sheriff’s office said detention staff can be contacted at 361-660-0899 in case of emergency.

A listing of incarcerated individuals, to include charges, remains available at:

The sheriff’s office said commissioned deputies will be working in the detention facility to ensure the safety and security of staff, visitors and inmates, Sheriff’s Office while the staffing shortage is addressed.

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