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    Correspondence

    Correspondence

    Inmates are permitted to send and receive letters. Letters mailed to inmates shall be no larger than 12" by 16".    
    • Inmates may purchase writing supplies (paper, envelopes, pens, and stamps) from inmate commissary. Writing supplies are furnished to indigent inmates.
    • The only item which may be enclosed with correspondence mailed to an inmate is 10 or less unframed photographs no larger than 4" by 6". Photographs of the self-developing type (Polaroid), from which the hard backing has not been removed are not acceptable.
    • Any contraband items received will be returned to sender.
    • New, soft-backed books must be shipped directly from a well established and recognized retail book store such as Barnes and Noble. Only packages shipped via UPS or United States Postal Service (USPS) will be accepted. Packages from third party couriers will not be accepted (Amazon uses these couriers so Amazon packages will not be accepted). Magazines and cross-word puzzle books must be a subscription from a publisher.
    • Photographs determined to contain inappropriate subject matter or images depicting nudity, sexual acts, physical violence or gruesome subject matter will not be allowed.
    • The jail is responsible only for mail delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. All tracer actions on lost mail must be referred directly to the post office by the sender.
       

    Address letters to an inmate as follows:

       

    TARRANT COUNTY, TEXAS



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