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Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive correspondence (Postcards Only) through the mail by addressing the postcard as follows.

(Inmate’s Name)
405 East 5th Street
Carthage, Mo 64836

Adherence to the following guidelines are mandatory:

  • A return name and address is required for all incoming mail.
  • Postcards can be no larger than 5×7.
  • Materials of a sexual or violent nature are not permitted.
  • Correspondence between inmates in other institutions requires pre-approval.
  • Effective Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Jasper County Detention Center will no longer accept delivered books to any residents. Individuals with personal books will be allowed to keep them until May 8th. On or about that date all privately owned books will be collected and added to the inmate’s property tote or may be donated to the library cart.