Family and friends are encouraged to communicate with
their loved ones incarcerated at the jail, and mail is
resource to keep in touch. While there is no restriction
on the amount of mail an inmate may send or receive,
there is a restriction on the size of certain mail coming
the Jail (restriction does not apply to legal/privileged
For Reasons of Jail Security, Any non-legal mail sent to an inmate and received by the jail will be photocopied for delivery to the intended inmate. Original material will be placed into the inmate's stored property. Please remember to use paper no larger than 8 1/2 by 11 inches and allow margin space around the edges of your letter. This will ensure that any writing is not left out of the photocopied material.
Magazine, newspaper, or printed material included with a letter will NOT be delivered to an inmate.
The following restrictions should be considered
when sending mail to the jail. Correspondence that
does not conform
to these restrictions will be returned to sender.
- Social occasion cards, (i.e. birthday, Christmas)
cannot exceed 6” x 8” in size. Cards
that contain mechanical devices, such as musical
- Photographs cannot exceed 4” x 6” in
size. (No Polaroids & no more than 10 photos)
- Do not send cash in the mail. Only money orders or
certified checks will be processed into an inmate’s
account. Other types of currency will be returned
Mail will be delivered to the recipient within 24 hours
after it is received from the Post Office with the exception
of Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays. Mail, if any, received
on these days will be delivered on the next normal business
Contraband items discovered in an inmate’s mail
will be seized. Both the inmate and the sender will be
notified of any item which has been seized and the reason
for the seizure.
The following is an example of how mail sent should
Sender's Name STAMP
Sender's Full Address
c/o Northern Neck Regional Jail
P.O. Box 1060 Warsaw, Virginia 22572