PLEASE NOTE: Until further notice, all packages need to be mailed. Packages will not be accepted during in-person visits.
Packages cannot exceed fifteen pounds (15 lbs.) and shall be less than twenty-four inches (24") wide, twelve inches (12") high, and twenty-four inches (24") deep.
All items will be thoroughly searched for contraband. Anyone bringing contraband into the facilities will be arrested and prosecuted.
The following is a list of the ONLY items that may be brought in for an inmate or sent by mail. Permissible items delivered to the facility must be mailed or brought in an open paper shopping bag, labeled with the name and address of the sender and the name and facility address of the inmate.
*Items marked with an asterisk (*) are not allowed for any sentenced inmate unless he/she is scheduled for court or is going to attend a significant family event.
** Detainees are not permitted to wear personal footwear, except for scheduled on-trial court appearances or significant family events. Upon admission, all detainees are issued one pair of Department issued footwear. All detainees are allowed to have one (1) pair of personal footwear in their property, which will only be re-issued for scheduled on-trial court appearances or significant family events.
Beginning on August 15, 2013, the DOC will no longer accept any shower shoes/slippers through the visits or in any incoming packages. Detainees will continue to be permitted to purchase shower shoes/slippers available through the facility commissary.
Detainees may continue to possess any previously permitted shower shoes/slippers until September 1, 2013 at which time only those shower shoes/slippers purchased in the commissary will be considered permissible items. After September 1, 2013 all other shower shoes/slippers other than those purchased in the commissary shall be considered contraband, and will be confiscated.
Indigent detainees may be provided a pair of shower shoes/slippers at DOC expense.
There is no restriction upon incoming or outgoing prisoner correspondence based upon either the amount of correspondence sent or received, or the language in which correspondence is written. There is no limit on the amount of legal material and law books or legal publications a detainee may receive provided that, as stated above, no package may exceed fifteen pounds (15 lbs.) and each package must be less than twenty-four inches (24") wide, twelve inches (12") high, and twenty-four inches (24") deep. Detainees may receive one cubic foot (12 inches X 12 inches X 12 inches) of non-legal printed materials, including soft and hardcover books, magazines, newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, advertisements and other printed articles, in any combination.
Although we discourage detainees from receiving and possessing jewelry, detainees may receive the following items of jewelry.
Detainees may not possess or receive photographs that include pictures of themselves. Polaroid photographs are prohibited.