Inmate Mail

Inmate Mail Rules

All incoming and outgoing mail to inmates, with the exception of legal mail, must be in pre-stamped or metered postcard form. This change is being implemented to ensure the safety and security of jail facilities, inmates and staff.

Acceptable Postcards– NO LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

– Stamps are NOT allowed, postcards must be metered or have a pre-printed stamp.

– Must be addressed to : Inmate’s Full Name and LE Number, Facility Name, and the Facility Address.

– Minimum size requirements are 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches.

– Maximum allowable postcard size is 4.25 inches by 6 inches.

– Should be written in BLUE or BLACK INK ONLY.

– Postcards must be white in color and are available at any United States Post Office.

Unacceptable Postcards– Defaced or altered postcards.

– No plastics or wrappings on postcard.

– Postcards marked with paint, crayons or marker.

– Postcards with labels or stickers.

– Postcards with watermarks or stains.

– Postcards with any biohazards, including perfumes or lipstick.

– Postcards depicting nudity, weapons or gang references.

– Postcards containing an affixed stamp.

Legal Mail– Legal mail will not be opened until in front of the inmate.

Money– All money orders/certified checks should continue to be mailed to accounting.

– Envelopes containing additional inmate correspondence will be retuned to sender.

Photographs– NO POLAROID PICTURES!

– Up to four photographs may be mailed to the jail, after an inmate has been incarcerated for a minimum of 30 days, provided the envelope is clearly marked PHOTOGRAPHS.

– Photographs may NOT be larger than four inches by six inches.

– The inmate name and LE number must be written on the back of each photograph. Nothing else is to be written on the photographs.

– Photographs must be unaltered, and may not contain any adhesives, such as stickers or labels.

– Photographs must not depict sexual activity, visibly expose the breast, pubic area or buttocks, contain gang signs or codes or promote or show illegal activity.

– Envelopes containing additional inmate correspondence will be returned to sender.

Newspapers and Magazines

Newspapers and magazines have to be delivered directly from the distributor.