Contact an Inmate

Personal Mail

To write an inmate, the inmate’s first and last name along with your full return address shall be on the envelope. You can send letters to:

Wichita County Detention Center

Inmate’s Name and SO Number

PO Box 247

Phoenix, MD 21131

The following items if sent to inmates will result in the mail being rejected and returned to sender:

  • Any third party mail
  • Blank envelopes, stamps, and blank paper
  • Food or unknown substances
  • Clothing, Shoes, Bags, Purses
  • Markers, Paints, Crayons, Colored Pencils, Pens
  • Printed material not from a publisher
  • Stickers, Paper Clips, Glue, Staples
  • Photo’s not suitable for jail population: Polaroid, gang activity, nudity, alcohol, drugs, illegal activity
  • Drawings or writing on the outside of the envelope
  • Incomplete names and addresses
  • Prepaid calling cards
  • Currency, to include personal or third party checks
  • Cut outs, tear outs, newspaper clippings, photo copies
  • Home printed materials
  • No more than 10 photos per letter and cannot be larger than an 8X10
  • Greeting cards cannot be tri-fold, multilayered or padded, or contain glitter, glued, or electronic substances. Greeting cards cannot be left blank, and cannot be larger than 8X10
  • Scrap book or tracing paper

Inmate’s will receive their mail on the tablets.

Personal Books and Money Orders

Inmates may have books sent in by family and friends. Books shall be send from a publisher. We will not accept books from bookstores or wholesalers. Money orders shall be addressed to the inmate along with their Sheriff’s Office number, SO Number. Books and money orders will be mailed to

Inmate’s Name and SO Number

PO Box 8466

Wichita Falls, Texas 76301

Legal Mail

Legal mail will be sent to:

Inmate’s Name and SO number

PO Box 8466

Wichita Falls, Texas 76301


All legal mail must be clearly marked.



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