Submit A Case

Midwest Innocence Project
605 West 47th Street, Suite 222
Kansas City, MO 64112
816.221.2166
office@themip.org

To submit a case:

Please have the inmate complete and return our questionnaire (available below).
All cases must be submitted by the prisoner requesting help. All requests must be in writing and sent by postal mail to the address above.

We ONLY accept cases where:

  1. The applicant is claiming actual innocence, in other words, that he/she did not participate in the crime.
  2. The applicant was convicted in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, or Arkansas.
  3. The applicant is currently incarcerated and has more than 10 years left to serve on his/her sentence.
  4. The applicant has exhausted their appeals and is not currently represented by an attorney.

NOTE: We do NOT accept cases with claims of self-defense, intoxication, insanity, or consensual sex.

Application:

2017 MIP Information Sheet

2017 MIP Application For Assistance

In Iowa:

2017 MIP IAIP SPD Joint Information Sheet

2017 MIP IAIP SPD Joint Questionnaire

In Nebraska:

2017 MIP NEIP Joint Information Sheet

2017 MIP NEIP Application For Assistance

Press contact:

Journalists and individuals from the media who wish to contact the Midwest Innocence Project should call us at 816.221.2166; your call will be directed to the appropriate person.