All mail received will be opened and inspected. Inmate mail will not be read or censored unless there is reason to believe it is being used for illegal purposes, threatens the safety and/or security of the facility, threatens the safety of a public official or any other person(s) or is believed to be in direct violation of facility policies. Only money orders, cashier’s checks or certified checks will be accepted. Cash will not be allowed and will be returned to the sender at Inmate’s expense.

Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name
PO Box 1225
Saluda, VA 23149

General Rules:

  • Cards of any type are no longer authorized.
  • Photographs will not exceed 4 X 6 inches in size.
  • Polaroid pictures will not be accepted.
  • Nude or scantily clad photos will not be accepted.
  • The jail is not responsible for extra postage due.
  • Newspapers, magazines, books and catalogs will be mailed from the publisher. All books must have a “soft cover” – not hardback. The Captain of Security will approve or disapprove, in whole or part, any issue if the contents compromise jail security, rehabilitation efforts or if the material is offensive to others.
  • Publications cannot violate any United States Postal Regulations.

Contraband Mail

Any items found in incoming mail deemed as contraband will be seized and used when needed for a criminal investigation or prosecution. Cash or personal checks will be returned to sender at Inmate’s expense. A written notice listing the reasons for the seizure will be given to Inmate and the sender. The sender will be allowed the opportunity to appeal the action and challenge the seizure to the Superintendent.