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Inmate Mail

Inmate mail must include the inmate’s name, their current Wayne County booking #, and if known, the housing unit.  All mail that does not include the complete address will be returned to sender.

Inmates are allowed to send and receive unlimited correspondence. Incoming mail shall be addressed as follows:
 

DIVISION I 
Inmate’s Name and Number
Inmate’s Ward
570 Clinton Street
Detroit, MI 48226

DIVISION II
Inmate’s Name and Number
Inmate’s Ward
525 Clinton Street
Detroit, MI 48226
DIVISION III
Inmate’s Name and Number
Inmate’s Ward
350 Hamtramck Drive
Hamtramck, MI 48211

  1. All incoming mail will be inspected for contraband and Money Orders.
  2. Incoming mail from lawyers, public officials or governmental agencies, acting in their official capacity and identified by the return address on the envelope as coming from one of the noted sources will be opened and inspected in the inmate’s presence.
  3. Any material that is pornographic or sexually explicit/implicit, promotes disorder, ethnic intimidation or inciting in nature will be confiscated.
  4. Magazines, periodicals, books and newspaper must be received through the mail directly from the publisher supplier. (No Hard Cover Books will be accepted.)
  5. Letters will not be accepted which contain illegal or prohibited material including; Polaroid pictures, raised decorative stickers, musical or battery operated cards, stamps, personal checks, cash and items, which may be obtained from commissary.
  6. All outgoing mail will be unsealed, except correspondence to lawyers, public officials or governmental agencies.  Mail to lawyers, public officials or governmental agencies will not be opened, read, inspected or censored.
  7. A return address must be in the upper left-hand corner on the front of the envelope with the inmate’s full name, inmate number, facility address and ward.  Proper postage must be placed on the upper right-hand corner of the envelope. (All postage must be purchased from Commissary.)
  8. Any correspondence without proper postage will not be delivered.
  9. Mailroom staff will give all mail to the floor Security Officer for distribution.