Inmates incarcerated in Kansas are only allowed to receive letters, photos and publications through the mail (do not send stamps through the mail, stamps must be purchased by the inmate through the commissary). Letters should not contain anything written in code, maps, or decorations/embellishments including stickers, glitter, glue, lipstick, perfume etc. You can now also communicate with inmates through an electronic messaging service (fee’s apply) offered through JPAY.
Photos sent to inmates should be no larger than 4″x6″ and should not be instant or Polaroid, as these pose a security threat to the institution. Photos that contain nudity, or anything illegal will be rejected by the facility.
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When sending correspondence to an inmate in Kansas you should format the address as follows:
Inmate Name, ID Number
PO Box or Street address
City, State, zip code
Remember to include your complete name and address in the upper left hand corner of the envelope where the return address should be displayed. If you fail to put the senders name on mail it will be rejected.
Inmates are also allowed to receive books, magazines and newspapers through a reputable publisher like Amazon.com. All books must be soft cover and new. No books, magazines, or newspapers can contain nudity, contain hate speech, incite violence, describe how to make weapons or explosives, or contain maps. Any publication that could potentially put the safety and security of the facility in danger will be rejected.