Mail Procedures

Incoming mail must have the inmate's full name (the name used when they were booked in jail), their SO#, Cell# and the address of the jail:

EXAMPLE
Inmate's Full Name
SID #, Cell #
2615 North Guadalupe Street
Seguin, TX 78155-7356

Mail Content

  • Contraband discovered in any mail shall be taken away. You will be notified in writing of any such action. (Criminal Charges could result for the sender.)
  • We do not accept through the mail: crossword puzzles, coloring books, or articles that are removed from books, magazines or newspapers.
  • Appropriate soft back books (paperback) may be received through the mail directly from the publisher.
  • Hardback books are not allowed in the facility.
  • Appropriate magazines and newspapers may be received in the mail only through subscriptions.
  • Polaroid pictures and photographs with a cardboard back will be placed in the inmate's property.
  • Nude and/or sexually explicit photographs or pictures will not be accepted. Publications that contain information clearly promoting illegal activities and/or promotions of inmate disruption will also be placed into the inmate’s property.
  • Publications whose intent clearly is to arouse the sexual interests of the reader are not allowed in the detention center.

Censorship and Inspection

Jail personnel will randomly read all incoming or outgoing non-privileged correspondence. All incoming correspondence will be opened and inspected for contraband and is subject to being read for security purposes.