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TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF JAIL SENTENCES FOR OUT-OF-CUSTODY DEFENDANTS

13 Nov 2020 2:29 PM | Amanda Kohlman (Administrator)

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DISTRICT COURT OF SHAWNEE COUNTY KANSAS THIRD JUDICIAL DISTRICT

Amended Administrative Order 2020-13

TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF JAIL SENTENCES FOR OUT-OF-CUSTODY DEFENDANTS

The Shawnee County Department of Corrections is experiencing an increase in COVID cases, and the corresponding need for testing and quarantine. All persons ordered to report to the jail to serve previously scheduled jail sentences during the time frame of November 12, 2020 through January 8, 2021 are subject to this Order.

Effective immediately, all previously-ordered jail sentences in the Shawnee County jail for out-of-custody defendants shall be postponed until after January 8, 2021. Any persons ordered by the court to serve a jail sentence between November 12, 2020 and January 8, 2021, should not report to the jail.

Any persons ordered to serve their sentence anytime between the dates of  

November 12, 2020 through January 8, 2021 are hereby ordered to contact Shawnee County District Court, Division 7, at 785-251-6310, to reschedule the court-ordered jail sentence. You must contact Division 7 during regular business hours, and within 72 hours of your previously-ordered duty to report. If you are represented by an attorney, you should contact your attorney about your rescheduled court-ordered jail sentence.

Failure to contact Division 7 within this time frame will result in an automatic rescheduling of the jail sentence. Rescheduled jail time can be found on the Shawnee County District Court's web site, shawneecourt.org, by clicking on Search Court Records or by contacting the Clerk's office at 785-251-6714. Failure to serve the court ordered sentence will result in a warrant for failure to comply with this Order.

Richard D. Anderson Chief Judge




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