Frequently Asked Questions
General Frequently Asked Questions
Residence checks are available for any residence in Platte County. You can submit a request on this online form or contact our 24 hour non-emergency number.
Yes, if you are a resident of Platte County, Missouri. Please see our Concealed Carry Information page for more information.
During normal business hours, the ex parte can be obtained by going directly to the Platte County Court House. An emergency ex parte can be filled out after hours or during holidays at the visitation window at the Platte County Sheriff’s Office.
During normal business hours, please contact the Sheriff's Office at (816) 858-2424. If you are not sure whether or not you need to register, please see this part of our site.
Please see our civil service fees page for this information.
Unfortunately, staff are not permitted to pass messages to inmates. However, you may set up an account through www.inmatecanteen.com and send the inmate a secure e-mail. You may also set up an account through www.icsolutions.com and leave a voice message on the phone system.
You may set up a phone account with CenturyLink Inmate Communications by calling 888-506-8407 or by visiting www.icsolutions.com.
You may deposit money onto an inmate’s commissary account or set up an account with TurnKey Corrections by visiting www.inmatecanteen.com. You may also deposit money through a convenience kiosk in the lobby of the Detention Center.
On the Detention Center webpage, there is a set of hyperlinks to assist the public. Click on the “Current In-Custody”. Find the inmate you wish to visit and locate the inmates cell block. Then click on the hyperlink "Visitation Schedule" to find the times listed for the corresponding cell block. It is helpful if you review the rules for visitation prior to the visit.
On the Detention Center webpage, there is a set of hyperlinks to assist the public. Click on the “Current In-Custody”. Find the inmate you desire information on and click on the inmate’s name to see the charge and court information. Please note that court information is only updated after it is received from the court and verified. Also, other warrants may exist which have not yet been confirmed.
Unfortunately, it is not permissible for employees to recommend a bonding agent. On the Platte County Sheriff’s Office website, click on the button for the Detention Center. Immediately following the narrative is a set of hyperlinks to assist the public. Click on the “Qualified Bonding Agents” to see the current list of approved agents.