Inmate Mail and Phone Calls

Main Phone: (775) 328-2971

E-Mail

The Sheriff's Office now accepts email messages for inmates. Click http://www.jailatm.com and follow the on-screen instructions to send an email to an inmate.

Mail

You may communicate with an inmate at any time via the U.S. mail. We receive daily deliveries from the U.S. Postal Service.

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2010, INCOMING AND OUTGOING MAIL WILL BE RESTRICTED TO POSTCARDS. THIS NEW POLICY WILL NOT APPLY TO LEGAL CORRESPONDENCE.

INMATES MAY RECEIVE MAGAZINES AND/OR BOOKS IF THEY COME DIRECTLY FROM THE PUBLISHER OR A BOOKSTORE. NO HARDBACKS OR ITEMS WITH THE CONTENTS NOTED BELOW ARE ACCEPTED.

Size Restriction: The maximum size allowed for a postcard is 4.25 x 6 inches.

Items that are NOT allowed:

  • No postcards with glue, glitter or tape
  • No defaced or altered postcards
  • No plastics or wrapping on postcards
  • No postcards marked with paint, crayon or felt marker
  • No postcards with attached labels or stickers
  • No postcards with watermarks or stains
  • No postcards with any biohazards, including perfumes, lipstick or body fluids
  • No postcards depicting nudity, explicit content, weapons, or gang references
  • No oversized postcards (larger than 4.25 x 6 inches)
  • No homemade postcards

Postcards will be available for purchase by the inmates through Commissary.

Inmates may still purchase stamped envelopes for outgoing legal mail. The envelope must be addressed to a recognized legal organization or meet the definition of “legal mail”

How to address a postcard

Inmate’s name, then the word ‘inmate’ and the booking number if available

Example:

             

Telephone Calls:

Inmates cannot receive telephone calls. Inmates can make outgoing calls by purchasing phone time or calling collect.

Outgoing telephone calls are contracted through OffenderConnect

There are 2 Easy Ways to Use OffenderConnect:

Online:  www.offenderconnect.com

Telephone payment: 1-866-230-7761

View Also: Sending Money to an Inmate

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