Arrest Records are considered public records and as such are available for public request from a number of government agencies including Kansas State, County, and local law enforcement. Kansas Police Departments and Kansas Criminal Courts maintain Arrest Records, warrants, and mug shots.
Where can I look at mugshots for free?
JailBase provides arrest information to the public. Browse recent arrests, use our jail inmate search or view county mugshots all in one place. You can search for arrested persons you might know, and even get notified if someone you know gets arrested. All for free.
How do you look up mugshots?
Visit your state's department of corrections website. Every state in the U.S. should have a website, and you can use the inmate locator to find information about the prisoner. Some states will also publish mugshots. Type “your state” and “department of corrections” into your favorite web browser.
Why are mugshots public record?
a) As the federal court recognizes, and as we all know, the reality is that if your picture in a mugshot is out there, regardless of whether you were convicted, it can have an unfortunate impact on your life. ... In most cases, the picture is just public data to which there is no right of privacy under the law.