Communicating with Inmates

Home » Jail » Communicating with Inmates

Inmates may send and receive letters from outside of the jail. 

To send mail to an inmate, address the envelope to:

Vanderburgh County Detention Center
C/O “Inmate Name”
PO Box 76550
Highland Heights , KY  41076

Homemade cards are not accepted. We do not accept anything with crayon or marker. Store-bought cards are acceptable provided that they don’t have glitter or any electronic music inserts. Most standard envelope sizes are accepted up to 8 ½ x 11. Care packages are not allowed. Photographs 5” x 7” or under are accepted. No nudity is allowed. Clippings from magazines and newspapers are not allowed.

Self-addressed envelopes are not allowed. Inmates must purchase pre-stamped envelopes from our commissary. If the inmate is indigent, stamped envelopes will be provided.

Inmates may not receive books, magazines, newspapers, or puzzle books. We do provide library services to inmates. Puzzle books are available for purchase on commissary.

Money orders, cash, or checks may not be mailed to an inmate. Money may be deposited to an inmate’s commissary account via the KIOSK system located in the jail lobby (available 24 hours a day), by visiting www.mycarepack.com, or by calling 1-866-394-0490.

If an inmate receives an unacceptable item, the item will be placed into the inmate’s property rack and the inmate will receive a form advising them of such.

Electronic Inmate Communications

Please visit InmateSales.com to learn how you can visit with an inmate via video conferencing or exchange electronic messages.

Quick Links

Send Us a Tip

Recent News

Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest

DATE: November 27, 2022 SUBJECT: Domestic Dispute Leads to Arrest RELEASE NUMBER: 2022-NR-1127 CONTACT: Sheriff Dave Wedding AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding On 11/27/22, at...

read more

2022-NR-1110

DATE: November 10, 2022 SUBJECT: Vanderburgh County Sheriff Dave Wedding to  Host Open House at New Forensic Building RELEASE NUMBER: 2022-NR-1110 CONTACT: Sheriff Dave...

read more