Acceptable & Rejected Items

Acceptable Items


Acceptable items for U.S. Mail delivery to inmates include:
  • Books
    • Cannot be sent directly from an individual
    • New paperback books or magazines may be shipped directly from the publisher, distributor, bookstore or internet bookseller - Limit of three at a time
    • No hardback, used books, magazines, spiral-bound books or literature allowed
  • Legal mail between attorney or court and inmate
  • Letters
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographs
  • Written documents forwarded for signature

Reasons for Rejection


  • Use this link to review a listing of all unauthorized mail items, as listed in the Inmate Handbook.
       Inmate Mail Items Not Allowed

For More Information


Contact Custody at (253) 798-4590 or (253) 798-4668 if you have any questions regarding these rules.