Kent County Jail, DE Inmate Search, Mugshots, Prison Roster

Updated on: January 5, 2021
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302-736-2161
555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901

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The Sheriff’s Office in Kent County provides law enforcement services for the people of Dover and surrounding areas. These services include managing the county’s jails and inmates.

Sheriff has the responsibility of leading the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, which consists of over 800 employees; 428 Sworn Deputies, 56 Detention Deputies, and 327 civilians.

The Kent County Jail in Dover, Delaware as a prison facility for Dover and surrounding areas. They also serve inmates who are waiting to transfer to other prisons, jails, and State penitentiaries.

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Kent County Jail Prison Information

Jail Name Kent County Jail
Jail Type County Jail
Location 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901
Contact Numbers 302-736-2161
City Dover
Postal Code 19901
State Delaware
County Kent County
Jail Webpage website

Kent County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff Sheriff Jason Mollohan
Address 555 South Bay Road, Dover, Delaware, 19901
Phone 302-736-2161
Fax 302-736-2164
Website website

Inmate Resources for Family and Friends

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Criminal Records and Contact Info aggregated from real law enforcement agencies and government court houses.


Inmate Search

Click to the jail website link to use the look up tool for Kent County Jail. You can search using the person’s full name and date of birth, or by booking number, permanent number, state or county ID, or FBI or ICE number. An inmate list is also provided. If they are not on the roster, they are not in jail, as the roster is updated every time someone is booked.

Sending a Mail

You are free to send mail to inmates in Kent County Jail All mail except legal mail (such as a letter from an attorney or the courts) is inspected for prohibited materials and content before it is delivered to the inmate.

Deliveries are made Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Legal mail is opened in the presence of the person who received it.

If you write a letter to in an inmate, you need to include the person’s name and gallery number on each page of the letter. One page of the letter must have your mailing address. The letter must be written on white paper or white construction paper with blue or black ink or a No. 2 pencil.

When sending mail to Kent County Jail, address the envelope as follows:

Inmate’s Name and Gallery Number
Inmate’s Cell Housing Number
Kent County Jail
555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901

If you want to send a photo to an inmate, you must use a third-party vendor, such as Walgreens Photo Center, CVS Photo Center, Snapfish, Walmart, Costco/Sam’s Club, Shutterfly, and Kodak.

The following items are prohibited and will not be delivered to the inmate:

  • Postage

  • Greeting cards, blank paper, or blank envelopes

  • Colored paper or construction paper

  • Letters containing drawings or excessive scratched-out marks

  • Letters using colored markers, colored pencil, or crayon

  • Polaroid pictures

  • Obscene materials or nude photographs

  • Food items

  • Commissary-type items, like:

  • Clothing

  • Snacks

  • Writing materials

  • Games

  • Toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, soap, etc.)

  • Health items

  • Identification cards

  • Stickers

  • Labels

  • Felt tip markers

  • Pens

  • Crayons

  • Mechanical pencils

  • Color or standard pencils

  • Tape

  • Puzzles

  • Electronic devices

  • Oversized greeting cards

  • Plastic cards

  • Carbon paper

  • Metal objects

Returned Mail

Mail that contains prohibited or fails to include the person in jail’s name, gallery, and housing unit will be returned to the sender. It typically takes several weeks for mail to be returned.

Sending Money

If you want to send an inmate money to use for the commissary or to add minutes to his or her telephone account, click here.

If you do not want to use the digital service, here are other ways to add money to an account:

Commissary account

In person at kiosk: Deposit money in person 24 hours a day, seven days a week using on-site kiosks at both Kent County Jail, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901. You must have a valid driver’s license or state ID.

By telephone: To deposit money for a person in Kent County Jail , call 302-736-2161 and use site ID.

By US mail: You can deposit money by mailing a prepaid money order, other accredited prepaid money order, or US government check to the jail where the individual is housed.

Make money orders payable to Kent County Jail Commissary. The inmate’s name (the same one used when processed into jail), cell housing number, date of birth, and gallery number must appear on the money order. Money orders without the necessary information will be returned. Do not send cash, personal and payroll checks, or credit card numbers by mail.

When mailing money orders to Kent County Jail, address the envelope like this:

Name of Inmate’s Account Manager
Inmate’s Name and Gallery Number
Inmate’s Cell Housing Number
Kent County Jail
555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901

Phone Calls

You can deposit money for phone calls in person 24 hours a day, seven days a week using on-site kiosks at both Kent County Jail, 555 Bay Road, Dover, DE, 19901.

Also, you can call 302-736-2161 to deposit money by telephone.

Visiting Rules

If you want to visit an inmate, you must schedule the visit one day before the desired visit day. You can schedule both individual and family visits.

The appointment scheduling line is open from 10:30 AM, seven days a week, until all available appointments are booked or 3:30 PM, whichever comes first. The appointment scheduling line phone number is 302-736-2161. To cancel an appointment, call at least two hours before the scheduled time.

In general, visitation times at Kent County Jail are seven days a week. The day you can visit an inmate depends on what visiting group the inmate is in. You can determine what visiting group an inmate is in by using this form.

When you visit a person in jail, you must follow the guidelines of the Kent County Jail. These procedures keep you, the staff, and the inmates safe.

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
Holiday

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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