How to Send Mail to an Inmate at the Pierce County Jail
Make Sure the Person your are Mailing is in the Pierce County JailCheck the jail roster to make sure the person is in the Pierce County Jail. You can access the jail roster here:
Q: Where should I send the mail?A: The mail must be sent to 910 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma WA 98402. The mail should be addressed in the following fashion:
(Inmate's Full Name)
Defendants Booking Number
910 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Q: Does anything else have to be on the envelope?A: You must put your return address on the envelope.
Q: What are acceptable items to be sent to inmates?A: letters, money orders, cashier's checks (inmate accounts are not to exceed $400), photographs, newspaper clippings, written documents forwarded for signature and legal mail between attorney or court and inmate. New paperback books or magazines may be shipped directly from the publisher, distributor, bookstore or internet bookseller, They may not be sent directly from an individual. Limit 3 at one time. No hardback or used books, magazines, spiral-bound books or literature allowed.
Q: What is prohibited from inmate mailA: The following are not allowed in inmate mail:
Address labels / stickers / post-it notes
Blank cards, paper, and postcards Cash or personal checks
Stamps, stamped items, paper, envelopes. Inmates must purchase from commissary.
Bubble wrap /cardboard / coupons and gambling items
No color paper or envelopes (white paper only) or on greeting cards
Excessive puzzle or coloring pages (limit 10 per envelope)
Glued items, glitter, gel pens, metallic ink, confetti, excessive ink, marker or paint
Racist or other inflammatory materials, including gang symbols and hand gestures
Sexually explicit materials; nude/semi-nude photos, including babies and children
Q: What is prohibited from inmate mail (B)Unauthorized inmate to inmate correspondence
Lipstick, perfume, cologne, or scented items
Polaroid pictures with backings
String, ribbon, confetti, white out, tape (clear tape only)
Plastic, laminated items, metal items, paper clips, staples, metal clasps
Tobacco or tobacco products
Unknown substances on paper, envelopes, photos