Inmate Mail & Property

Mail

Mail may be sent to inmates at:
(Inmate's Name)
Sarpy County Department of Corrections
1208 Golden Gate Drive
Papillion, NE  68046

Pre-stamped envelopes are available for purchase through the Inmate commissary.  Postage for mailing bulky items is charged to the Inmate's account.  Indigent inmates are provided writing material and postage at no charge.

Photographs

Inmates are not allowed personal photographs. Photographs received will be placed in the inmate's property.

Mail Review

All incoming mail is subject for review.  Legal mail is searched in the presence of the inmate during delivery.  Mail containing any of the following will be rejected and returned to sender or placed in the inmate's property and returned to him/her upon release:

  • The inmate's name is not clear and legible or there is no name
  • There are multiple inmates with the same name (date of birth or initial should be added)
  • Content showing or depicting:
    • Criminal activities
    • Derogatory, defamatory, or obscene material
    • Gang related activities
    • Nudity
    • Sexual acts
  • Personal photographs
  • Laminated/plastic items (e.g. photos, cards, etc.)
  • Excessive amounts of photocopies or printed material
  • Any of the following:
    • Adhesives (such as tape)
    • Bodily fluids
    • Crayon
    • Glitter pens
    • Glitter
    • Glued items
    • Lipstick
    • Stickers
    • Whiteout
  • Bubble wrap or padded envelopes
  • Musical greeting cards or jumbo greeting cards
  • 3rd party mail
  • Perfume or cologne
  • Unknown substances
  • Books or magazines: soft cover books and magazines will only be received if sent directly from the publisher
  • Clothing, shoes
  • Toiletries