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Starting Monday, October 11th,2021, all mail will need to be sent to the below addresses.
Mail received at otheraddresses will be rejected

Standard Non-Legal Friends and FamilyMail Address:
[Inmate Name - Inmate ID]
Mason County Detention Center
PO Box 76550
Highland Heights, KY 41076

Mail from Lawyers or other legalrepresentation:
[Inmate Name - Inmate ID]
Mason County Detention Center
702 US-68
Maysville, KY 41056

  1. All incoming mail must be addressed with the Inmate name and Inmate ID
  2. All incoming mail must have a return address on the envelope
  3. All incoming mail must be no larger than 8 ½" x 11" (letter size), no smaller than 3 ½" x 5" (post card size), no thicker than light card stock,
    and must be able to be fed through a sheet fed scanner
  4. All incoming mail shall be opened, inspected and/or read to determine if contraband is enclosed or any violation of prison rules has occurred.
    If such is found, mail will be destroyed and not returned.
  5. Prohibited Mail


    1. Stamps
    2. Blank envelopes
    3. Stationary
    4. Cash, checks, money orders, or other forms of currency
    5. Threats of physical harm against any person or threats/details of criminal activity
    6. Plans to smuggle contraband into or out of the institution
    7. Information to formulate escape plans, to commit a crime, or to violate a prison rule
    8. Solicitation of gifts, goods, money, or things of value from individuals or entities other than family or established close friends
    9. Code or gang insignia
    10. Obscene language or drawings
    1. Information that, if communicated, would create a threat to the security of the institution
    2. None of the following may be included or attached:
      1. Address labels
      2. Stickers
      3. Homemade cards
      4. Musical cards
      5. Non-white envelopes or paper
      6. Paintings
      7. Tracing paper
      8. Pages from coloring books
      9. Drawings in colored ink, marker, crayon, or glitter
      10. Raised decorations
      11. Paint or the use of white out, glue, or other liquids
  6. Pictures are the only enclosures permitted to be mailed to inmates
    1. Each inmate is allowed up to 10 photographs per package, but these MUST be printed on photo paper
    2. Printouts from the internet, colored pages, and provocative material (i) are not permitted and will be destroyed
      1. Provocative is generally defined as follows: "Causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction" or "arousing sexual desire or interest."
  7. Return to Sender items
    1. Legal Mail
    2. Certified mail requiring inmate signature
    3. Mail wth postage due