Midwest Innocence Project
3619 Broadway Blvd., Suite 2
Kansas City, MO 64111

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.


2018 MIP Information Sheet

2018 MIP Application For Assistance

In Iowa:

2018 MIP SPD Joint Information Sheet

2018 MIP SPD 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.