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Inmate Rules & Regulations
Posted on: January 19, 2015
- All incoming and outgoing mail with stamped envelopes will be processed through the United States Postal Service. Mail will be processed and delivered Monday through Friday excluding holidays.
- Letters meant for the Price County Sheriff's Office staff, Clerk of Circuit Court, District Attorney, Child Support Agency, Probation & Parole, Health & Human Services or the Honorable Judge Fox may be sent without postage via interoffice mail.
- All incoming and outgoing mail must have the sender's and recipient's full name and address. Mail received without this information is subject to non-delivery.
- All outgoing mail must show the inmate's name and be marked Price County Jail and list the Jail's return address, PO Box B, Phillips, WI 54555.
- Outgoing mail will be picked up daily at meal times and lights out.
- All outgoing mail will remain unsealed with the exception of correspondence with an attorney or court official.
- All incoming and outgoing mail is subject to inspection.
- Any violation of Jail Rules discovered through mail inspection will be enforced.
- Mail from attorneys, court officials, judges and public officials may be opened and inspected for contraband in the presence of the inmate.
- Any money received through the mail will be deposited in the inmate's Trust Account.
- No mail is to be sent out with a request to be forwarded to another person/address.
- All inmate's must use their own envelopes to send any mail. Inmates may not share envelopes even if they are writing to the same individual.
- Written correspondence between inmates in this facility is prohibited. This includes those Price County inmate's located in other facilities for housing purposes. The only exception is correspondence between husband and wife or other immediate family member with the pre-approval of the Sheriff. This mail will be handled the same as all other outgoing or incoming mail.
- Inmates may not correspond with each other by use of a third party.
- Inmates are allowed to keep a small amount of mail in their bunk drawer or Jail issued bin. Any excess mail will be placed in the inmate's property bin.
- All photographs must be sent through the mail. Subjects must be fully clothed. Polaroid pictures are not permitted.
- Mail that contains contraband, items against Jail Rules, language threatening extortion, blackmail, harassment, escape or other activity violating laws or Jail security may not be delivered.