Scott County Jail inmates can send and receive mail through U.S. Post Office to maintain ties with family, friends, attorneys, courts, and the community.
Inmate mail should be sent to:
The return address must include the sender’s full first name, last name, and return address.
The only writing allowed on the outside of the envelope is the mailing and return addresses. Any mail with excessive writing on the envelope will be returned.
Stickers, tape, staples, and perfume are not allowed.
Inmates are not allowed to receive:
If mail is received that contains items that aren’t allowed the mail will be placed in the inmate’s property in its entirety. No part of the mail will be sent to the inmate.
Inmates may receive money orders through the mail. Money orders are to be made payable to the inmate.
Inmates are allowed to receive unused paperback books, magazines, and newspapers directly from the publisher or local book stores, excluding convenient retail stores, i.e. “Osco or Walgreens” and resale stores.