Inmate Mail

All inmate personal mail should be addressed to;

Incarcerated Individual and SO#

Sedgwick County, KS Jail

C/O Securus Digital Mail Center-

PO BOX 22227

Tampa, FL 33622

To find inmate ID Number click here.  All Inmate numbers are also called Name ID

All legal mail will still be sent to Inmate Name, 141 W Elm, Wichita KS 67203.

Paperback books from the publisher will be sent to; Inmate Name, 141 W. Elm, Wichita KS 67203. Limit 2 per week, any package with more than 2 will be returned to the publisher.

Friends and family may email inmates.  To do so please visit and create an account.  All emails cost .50 cents to send.  Inmates will read emails at no cost. If they respond to emails it will cost .50 cents. 

All mail must be properly addressed with identification information to clearly identify the inmate in custody. Mail will be returned to sender if information is insufficient to reasonably determine the identity of the inmate for whom it is intended.

All letters must have a return address on the outside of the envelope. 

Letters to more than one inmate in a single envelope will be returned to sender.

If you send pictures or drawings they will be scanned and sent electronically to inmates.  If you are wanting to have the picture or drawing back, you must send a self addressed stamped envelope in with the letter so they can be returned to you.  All mail that is scanned will be destroyed after 60 days. 

Inmates housed in the Sedgwick County Jail are prohibited from writing to each other unless writing family members and the inmate must receive prior approval. Letters containing inmate to inmate mail will be returned. If it is deemed that inmates are attempting to circumvent this mail policy, they may lose privileges.

Cashier’s checks, cash and money orders are not accepted through the mail. Mail containing these items will be returned to sender.

Mail addressed to inmates who are no longer in custody will be stamped "Return to Sender, Inmate No Longer in Custody" and returned.

Mail containing unacceptable items, sexually explicit content/drawings in letters or contraband will be returned with a note of explanation.

Privileged mail (legal mail) must come from the following persons: licensed attorney, judges and clerks of any federal, state or local court, the director of the state department of corrections and his/her staff, the President, Vice-President, and Attorney General of the United states, The Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General of any state, any member of the state legislature and any parole board member and must have official markings on the outside of the envelope and will be opened in the presence of the inmate and checked for contraband but will not be censored.  Any mail otherwise designated “privileged” loses the status if it arrives via an intermediary.

Non-privileged mail is subject to review and monitoring. 

Publications in paperback form (e.g. books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters) are permitted provided: They are mailed directly from the publisher or merchant and they do not include nudity/partial nudity, sexually explicit content, obscenity or subversive material.

Packages mailed to inmates will not be accepted, but will be returned to sender unopened.

All non-privileged mail will be opened and checked for contraband prior to delivery to inmate.

Items that are impossible to inspect without destruction will be returned to sender (glued items, greeting cards).

Contraband items listed below will not be accepted and will be returned to sender.

Items that are unacceptable will not be separated or thrown out. The entire envelope with its original contents will be returned to sender. Packages containing multiple books will be returned to sender if contents include: hardback books, spiral notebooks, plastic disks, art supplies etc.

The volume of printed material (including newspaper and magazine clippings) is limited to what is included in a first class letter, not exceeding one ounce in total weight.