Restrictions for Felons: Kansas

Review the restrictions for felons in this federal district and the sex offender restrictions for the state of Kansas.

District of Kansas

Learn more about the restrictions for federal defendants in your district. 

Below you will find information on standard conditions of supervision and travel restrictions.

Always follow the conditions and restrictions given to you by your U.S. Probation Officer.

Kansas district map

District of Kansas

Standard Conditions of Probation & Supervision

All persons placed on probation or supervised release by any judge or magistrate judge of this district, in addition to any special conditions ordered by the judge or magistrate judge, shall comply with the following conditions of probation or supervised release:

  1. The person shall not commit another federal, state, or local crime during the term of supervision;
  2. The person shall not leave the judicial district or other specified geographic area without the permission of the court or probation officer;
  3. The person shall report to the probation officer as directed by the court or probation officer, and shall submit a truthful and complete written report within the first five days of each month;
  4. The person shall answer truthfully all inquiries by the probation officer and follow the instructions of the probation officer;
  5. The person shall support his or her dependents and meet other family responsibilities;
  6. The person shall work regularly at a lawful occupation unless excused by the probation officer for schooling, training, or other acceptable reasons;
  7. The person shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of any change in residence or employment;
  8. The person shall refrain from excessive use of alcohol and shall not purchase, possess, use, distribute, or administer any narcotic or other controlled substance, or any paraphernalia related to such substances, except as prescribed by a physician;
  9. The person shall not frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administer any narcotic or other controlled substance, or any paraphernalia related to such substances, except as prescribed by a physician;
  10. The person shall not associate with any persons engaged in criminal activity, and shall not associate with any person convicted of a felony unless granted permission to do so by the probation officer;
  11. The person shall permit a probation officer to visit at any time at home or elsewhere and shall permit confiscation of any contraband observed in plain view by the probation officer;
  12. The person shall notify the probation officer within 72 hours of being arrested or questioned by a law enforcement officer;
  13. The person shall not enter into any agreement to act as an informer or a special agent of a law enforcement agency without the permission of the court;
  14. As directed by the probation officer, the person shall notify third parties of risks that may be occasioned by his or her criminal record or personal history or characteristics, and shall permit the probation officer to make such notification and to confirm his or her compliance with such notification requirement.

Travel Restrictions

The District of Kansas prohibits travel out of the State of Kansas during the initial 60 days of supervision. Exceptions to this rule will be made only on a case-by-case basis, with regard to emergency and business related travel.

After the initial 60 day period, all travel outside the district requires authorization from the U.S. Probation Office, regardless of whether it is a business or pleasure trip. Please keep in mind that travel is a privilege and is contingent on full compliance with your conditions, including being current on any court ordered financial obligations.

Upon your return please submit verification of your travel (Example: Hotel, Gasoline Receipt).

When requesting travel, it is necessary that you submit a written travel itinerary at least fourteen (14) days prior to the departure date.

Kansas Offender Registration Act

In addition to sex offenders, Kansas requires registration for certain drug and violent offenders.  For more information, see the PDF in the link below:

For more information visit the links below:

Kansas Sex Offender Compliance

Requirements for the Kansas Offender Registry vary based on the severity of offense, criminal history, and other factors.

Adults are required to register for 15 years, 25 years, or lifetime depending on their crime of conviction. If an adult is convicted of a second or subsequent offense that requires registration, the offender must register for life.

All offender registration requirements and restrictions can be found below.

Compare sex offender registration requirements in other states.

Registry Removal

To find a lawyer who specializes in sex offender registry removal in Kansas click below: