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Inmate Mail

To mail a letter to an inmate, please address it as follows:

Inmate's Name
Campbell County Detention Center
601 Central Avenue
Newport, Kentucky 41071

(No inmate number is necessary)


Please be aware that your letter will be returned to you if it contains prohibited items.  The following items are considered contraband and any envelope containing these items will be returned to the sender with the entire contents.

  • Tobacco of any kind
  • Illegal substances, marijuana, rolling papers
  • Lighters, matches or other incendiary devices
  • Pornographic or offensive items (printed or photographic)
  • Newspaper or newspaper clippings
  • Magazines or magazine clippings
  • Use of crayons, markers, glitter or glitter pens or stickers on any item
  • Use of white-out, stickers, POST-IT notes, tape or other adhesive on any item
  • Postage stamps, envelopes, blank paper/stationary
  • Pens or pencils
  • Clothing
  • Cash or personal checks
  • Polaroid photographs
  • Photographs larger than 4"x6" or more than 6 photos
  • Any type of books, Bibles or religious materials
  • Any item available through the commissary  (i.e. puzzle books, dictionary, personal hygiene items, snacks, etc.)
  • Jewelry
  • Art supplies
  • Any cards with glue on them (example: glued covers, pages)
  • Any other items deemed inappropriate by jail staff
Acceptable Mail

Items that are acceptable through the mail are as follows:

  • Cards
  • Letters
  • Photographs (limit of 6, no larger than 4"x6")
  • Money orders
RCC Mail

Inmates housed in the Restricted Custody Center have separate regulations for their mail.  Magazines and several other items are not considered contraband for this facility.  Please contact the Restricted Custody Center if you have specific questions regarding mail.



Inmates can purchase envelopes, paper, pens and stamps through the commissary.

They cannot be sent to the inmate through the mail.


Last Updated 4/28/2011
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