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To send mail to an inmate at the Jefferson County Jail, please address the envelope this way:
Inmate's Full NameP.O. Box 16700Golden, CO 80402-6700
Note: All incoming mail is opened and inspected for contraband and incoming money.
The following information is an excerpt from the official inmate handbook, given to each inmate booked into the facility, about mail.
All incoming mail is opened and inspected for contraband and incoming funds. There are no restrictions on the number of letters you may receive, but there are size and content restrictions. Letter and legal size envelopes are acceptable.
Outgoing or incoming mail may be rejected and returned to sender if there is reason to believe that it may contain inappropriate materials, including but not limited to:
The detention facility is not responsible for delays or errors on the part of the U.S. Postal Service in the daily delivery of mail. If any item is denied it is returned to sender and the inmate is informed in writing.
Limitations of these items are listed in the personal property section of this handbook.
Once you have been released or transferred from the Jefferson County Detention Facility, all incoming mail addressed to you will be returned to sender. No mail will be forwarded.
Incoming legal mail must be clearly marked on the envelope "Legal Mail" and the address of the sender must be typed or printed to indicate the source or origin. Incoming legal mail will be inspected in the presence of the inmate to whom it is addressed.
You may establish an account to receive collect calls from an inmate in the jail
The following information is an excerpt from the official inmate handbook, given to each inmate booked into the facility, about telephone use.
During the booking and classification process, supervisors, booking deputies and counseling staff may, at their discretion, allow you to place non-toll calls to procure bond or for verified family emergencies. All inmates will be given access to a FREE phone call during the classification process. After this initial call, the Counseling staff WILL NOT provide telephone assistance except in EMERGENCY situations. All other calls to contact family, friends, employers, attorneys, etc., will be made on the dayroom collect call telephones. All calls, with the exception of attorney/client privileged conversation, may be monitored and/or recorded for the safety of staff, inmates, the community and the security of the facility.
If you are having problems connecting with a specific phone number, contact the phone provider at the number posted in your assigned housing area.
Telephone calls to the public defender and other inmate assistance programs are, in general, open and are not subject to a charge.
Administration & Courts Facility 100 Jefferson County Parkway Golden, Colorado 80419 (303) 279-6511
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