Fulton County Jail Inmate Mail Procedures
The Fulton County Jail has revised the Inmate Mail Procedures. The procedures are as follows:
Inmates may only receive pre-stamped or metered postcards from the United States Post Office. This change is being implemented to ensure the safety and security of the jail facilities, inmates and staff.
These are the only exceptions:
- Legal Mail
- Money Orders
Note: Procedures for legal mail, money orders, and photographs are described below.
INMATE MAIL SHOULD BE ADDRESSED AS FOLLOWS:
INMATE’S FULL NAME * REQUIRED
Inmate’s Cell Location and SO Number
Fulton County Jail
901 Rice Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Acceptable Postcards - NO LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED
- Stamps are not allowed, postcards must be metered or have a pre-printed stamp.
- Minimum size requirements are 3.5 inches by 4.25 inches.
- Maximum allowable postcard size is 4.25 inches by 6 inches.
- Should be written in BLUE or BLACK INK ONLY.
- Postcards must be white in color and are available at any United States Post Office.
- No defaced or altered postcards.
- No plastic or wrappings on postcard.
- No postcards marked with paint, crayons or marker.
- No postcards with labels or stickers.
- No postcards with watermarks or stains.
- No postcards with any biohazards, including perfumes or lipstick.
- No postcards depicting nudity, weapons or gang references.
- Postcards should not have affixed stamps.
- Legal mail will be accepted and opened in the presence of the inmate.
Money Orders - ONLY POSTAL MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED
Send a Money Order to the jail using these procedures:
- U.S. Postal money orders are accepted ONLY.
- The envelope must be clearly marked “INMATE ACCOUNTING.”
- No additional correspondence will be accepted with incoming inmate funds.
- If additional contents are located in the envelope, the entire package will be returned to sender.
Photographs - NO POLAROID PICTURES!
- Photographs must be 4" x 6” or smaller, larger photos will not be accepted. Only four (4) pictures will be accepted per envelope; with a maximum of eight (8) pictures in a thirty (30) day period.
- The envelope must be clearly marked “PICTURES”.
- The inmate’s name and SO number must be written on the back of each photograph. Nothing else is to be written on the photographs.
- Photographs must be unaltered and may not contain any adhesives, such as stickers or labels.
- Photographs must not depict sexual activity, visibly expose the breast, pubic area or buttocks; contain gang signs or codes or promote or show illegal activity.
- Envelopes containing additional inmate correspondence will be returned to sender.