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Updated on: July 16, 2023

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About Kenton County Detention Center

The Kenton County Detention Center is located in Covington, Kentucky. There are female and male inmates at this jail. The Kenton County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Kenton County Detention Center.

The facility serves all the cities that are in Kenton County. There they have inmates serving time, awaiting trial, or waiting for sentencing. 

Kenton County Detention Center
Facility Name
Kenton County Detention Center
Facility Type
County Jail
3000 Decker Crane Lane, Covington, KY, 41011
[email protected] [email protected]
Security Level
Postal Code
Kenton County
Official Website

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 Closed

Kenton County Sheriffs Department

Charles L. Korzenborn
303 Court Street, Covington, Kentucky, 41011

Inmate Search

Finding an inmate in the Kenton County Detention Center is very simple. You won't have to search for the correct phone number, be on hold and transferred from officer to officer.

From the comfort of your own home on your mobile device or computer, you can do an inmate search.

The Kenton County Sheriff’s Department manages and operates the Kenton County Detention Center. Keeping and maintaining an up to date database of all the inmates currently in their custody is a big responsibility. That is what the Kenton County Sheriff's Department does.

These records are available to the general public by the Kenton County Sheriff's Department. By going on to this website you can find the Kenton County inmate search Kenton County Sheriff’s Department official website.

This database can be searched by the list of information below:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Race
  • Sex
  • CID Number

You will see a list of the inmate's that fit the criteria when you do a successful search. You will see the following information once you click on the inmate's personal profile..

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Charges
  • Ses
  • Race
  • CID Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Mugshot

You will want to call the Kenton County Detention Center at 859-392-1701 if you do not find the information you are looking for.

Sending a Mail

At the Kenton County Detention Center inmates can receive written letters from their friends and family. These letters must be 12”x16” or smaller.

Inmates cannot receive a number of things through the mail which incudes stamps, writing paper, pencils, pens and envelopes. Through the commissary these items are available for the inmates to purchase. These items will be disposed if they are sent to an inmate.

Inmates can receive up to ten 4"x6" unframed photographs. However these photographs cannot be Polaroids.

Inmates can receive paperback books, newspapers, and magazines. These items are required to be sent directly to the jail from the publisher or bookstore. All books will need to be paperback and brand new. Hardcover and used books are not permitted.

In Kenton County Detention Center the mailing address for inmates is the following:

Inmate Name, Inmate ID #
Kenton County Detention Center
3000 Decker Crane Lane, Covington, KY, 41011

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Sending Money

While inmates are in the Kenton County Detention Center they will need money to make purchases through the commissary. 

You will need to make an Access Corrections account.  to send an inmate money. By using your debit or your credit card you can make deposits online.

Using the following phone number 859-392-1701 you can deposit money. By using your debit or credit card you can deposit again.

There is a kiosk that is available in the jail lobby that you can use . The kiosk accepts credit and debit cards as well as cash payments.

At this site you can find a location to deposit money also. They accept debit, and credit card, as well as cash payments.

You can also send a cashier’s check or money order to the jail directly. You are not allowed to drop off the money at the jail anymore. Here is the address below to send your cashier's check or money order:

Kenton County Sheriff's Office Detention Bureau
3000 Decker Crane Lane, Covington, KY, 41011

Phone Calls

Inmates at Kenton County Detention Center are able to make free phone calls when they are in the booking process. There is a telephone supplied in every cell. The inmates can use their telephone to call to arrange bail, call their legal counsel and to call home. All local calls are free. Inmates will be required to make a collect call for any long distance phone calls.

All calls will be collect calls when inmates are in general population. Inmates can only call those who possess a landline. You will not be able to receive a collect call from a cell phone. The individual receiving the collect call is responsible for any charges from the collect call.

Three-way calls, call forwarding and other calling features are not permitted for the inmates. The call will be terminated immediately if an inmate is found using these features. Disciplinary action will be taken against the inmate.

Visiting Rules

In the Kenton County Detention Center the inmates can receive visitors. Thirty minutes before visiting hours begin visitors need to sign up. After 8:30pm there will be no visitors allowed. 

Visitors can't be previous Kenton County Detention Center inmates within the last 6 months.

One 30-minute visit every day is permitted for every inmate in good standing. The visit can include 2 adults and 2 children. Children are considered under the age of 17. During the visit all children will be required to stay with their legal guardian. 

Inmates at Kenton County Detention Center can't have more than 3 visits per calendar week. Law enforcement, attorney or professional visits do not include these visits.

Kenton County Prison Statistics

Kenton County Jail Held Inmates

Jail Population Held for State Prison 35
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Prison 1
Jail Population Held for State Jail 573
Jail Population Held for Federal Agencies 5
Jail Population Held for Out-of-State Jail 2
Jail Population Held for ICE -

Kenton County Jail Admissions By Race

Black Jail Population 144
Asian Jail Population -
White Jail Population 469
Native Jail Population -
Latino Jail Population 6

Kenton County Prison Population By Race

Native Prison Population -
Other Prison Population 26
Latino Prison Population 8
Asian Prison Population -
White Prison Population 593
Black Prison Population 255

Kenton County Jail Admissions

Total Jail Admissions 10,257
Male Jail Population 478
Total Jail Population 649
Female Jail Population 135

Kenton County Pretrial Jail Population

Pretrial Jail Population 429
Female Pretrial Jail Population 60
Male Pretrial Jail Population 239

Kenton County Prison Admissions

Total Prison Admissions 763
Black Prison Admissions 165
Other Prison Admissions 20
Native Prison Admissions -
Latino Prison Admissions 5
White Prison Admissions 573
Male Prison Admissions 616
Asian Prison Admissions -
Female Prison Admissions 147

Kenton County Prison Population

Female Prison Population 89
Total Prison Population 882
Male Prison Population 793


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