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The Detention Division is primarily responsible for the safe and secure management of adult offenders housed in the Platte County Detention Center. The Platte County Detention Center is a modern 180-bed facility that houses local, state and federal detainees at various stages of the criminal justice process. The Detention Division is collaterally responsible for inmate medical care, food services and transportation.

Including all services associated with Jail Operations, the Detention Division also staffs the Security Services Unit, which is responsible for the safety and security of the Platte County Government Complex including the Courthouse, Administrative Building, Juvenile Annex, and the Tom Thomas Law Enforcement Center. The Security Services Unit provides direct security for the Circuit Court Judges when the courts are in session.

The following hyperlinks are available to assist the public in getting accurate information in a timely manner:

Current In-Custody
Inmate Handbook - English
Inmate Handbook - Spanish
Visitation Information
Visitation Schedule
Inmate Commissary
Inmate Mail Procedures
Personal Property ID Numbers
Qualified Bonding Agents
Attorney Enrollment

get in touch

  • address: 11724 NW Plaza Cir Dr, Kansas City, MO 64153
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  • phone: 816-858-2424
  • hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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