Norton Correctional Facility – Kansas

Are you looking for somebody in Norton Correctional Facility? Norton Correctional Facility is a state correctional institution in the Kansas Department of Corrections. This site tells you about anything you might want to know about Norton Correctional Facility such as the following: Learn how to locate an inmate. Visitation policies and procedures. The address and phone number at Norton Correctional Facility Mailing or sending money to an inmate at Norton Correctional Facility. And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: Norton Correctional Facility
State: Kansas
County: Norton County,
DOC: Kansas Department of Corrections
Warden Name: Jay L. Shelton

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Contact Information

Below is the mailing address and street address for Norton Correctional Facility. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a package or letter to someone there, and use the physical address if you need to know the physical location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Make sure to also read the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures information further down on this page if you are going to mail a letter or package to an inmate to make sure that you properly address it, and use the correct procedure for sending a package or letter. If you don’t follow the appropriate protocol, the package or letter could get sent back.

Norton Correctional Facility
PO Box 546
Norton KS, 67654-0546

Street Address / Prison location


Norton Correctional Facility
P. O. Box 546
Norton KS, 67654-0546

Phone Number and Fax Number

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Map and Directions

Use this address if you are visiting a prisoner. You should also read the Inmate Visitation Schedule and Inmate Visitation Procedures information further down on this page before you go to visit an inmate.

Norton Correctional Facility
P. O. Box 546
Norton KS, 67654-0546


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Phone Number

Norton Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have phones in their cells, so you won’t get to call your inmate, but, there are times when it is helpful to have the telephone number to the prison.

Inmates may be able to call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Norton Correctional Facility prisoners don’t have access to fax machines, so you won’t get to fax a letter to an inmate, but there are cases when it might be useful to know the fax machine number to the facility.

Email Address

This email address is the primary email address for the facility. You cannot email individuals using this address. If you want to email an inmate, check out the Inmate Email section further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

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Inmate Email

To send an email message to an inmate at Norton Correctional Facility you must follow an exact process to ensure that the email letter gets to your inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Prisoners do not have access to the internet.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are special procedures that are necessary to follow when mailing postal mail to a state prisoner. If you don’t follow these rules then what you sent might be returned to you.

before you send a letter or package, be sure to read the information below:

Mail Monitoring

Norton Correctional Facility employees will open and read and inspect all received general correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail is read as frequently as necessary to ensure security and safety or watch a problem regarding a certain inmate.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

This is the format for how you need to address mail to an inmate at Norton Correctional Facility:

Norton Correctional Facility
PO Box 546
Norton KS, 67654-0546

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which was started to provide prisoners a bank account for inmate funds and for buying items not issued to inmates by the Bureau of Prisons.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Friends, family, or other people can deposit funds to prisoner’s Commissary accounts with the U.S. Postal Service and Western Union.

Via U.S. Postal Service: An inmate’s family and friends are able to send inmates funds through postal mail and have to send funds to this address and do so in accordance with the rules written below:

The money have to be in the form of a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, and during this period the prisoner will not get the funds. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender funds that don’t have correct prisoner information but only if the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Cash and personal checks cannot be deposited so do not send cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Inmates are often changed to different correctional facilities in the state, so you might need to look up the current location of an inmate using the inmate locator. Click the link here to find an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Kansas state prisons: Kansas State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit Norton Correctional Facility, be sure that you know this information:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every Kansas state prison has their own policies for prison visits and these rules are changed often. The information listed here could be changed by the time you are reading this, so you should also go to Norton Correctional Facility’s site to find the latest visitation rules.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The entrance guard ensures each visitor signs the prisoner visitors log upon entering the facility and upon exiting.

Identification Required

Positive picture ID of visitors is required. The best forms of identification are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; although, a state issued picture ID is OK.

For everything listed below, check out the main prison facility site as this info changes often:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

Section about Norton Correctional Facility records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Details about Norton Correctional Facility death row will be posted ASAP.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about Kansas parole process will be posted ASAP.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Details about getting released from Norton Correctional Facility to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

More information about life at Norton Correctional Facility will be posted ASAP.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section to be added later.


A Norton Correctional Facility photo section will be posted ASAP.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at Norton Correctional Facility
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at Norton Correctional Facility.

If you have any photos of Norton Correctional Facility that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you looking for a prison job? Have experience? Have you worked at a prison facility before?

If so, check out:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • You have the right to protection from the accused.
  • You have the right to notification.
  • You have the right to attend proceedings.
  • You have the right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • You have the right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • You have the right to restitution.
  • You have the right to a speedy trial.
  • You have the right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

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Family Resources

Information about resources for family members of inmates at Norton Correctional Facility to be added later.


A history section coming.

Such as:

  • Famous Norton Correctional Facility inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Kansas State Prisons: Kansas State Prisons

Norton Correctional Facility Links

The official website:

Kansas Department of Corrections Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of Norton Correctional Facility

Have you ever been a prisoner in Norton Correctional Facility? Do you know anybody that spent time there? Have you ever visited an inmate at Norton Correctional Facility?

If you have, then you should write your review about it. Tell us about your prison experience so other people can learn what to expect.

What to put in your comment:

  • Prison conditions
  • Prison facility and layout
  • Prison staff and Guards
  • Prison food and commissary
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Inmate safety
  • Gang activity
  • Activities and programs

If you are an inmate at this facility, leave your address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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