Inmate mail procedures are very strict for security and safety reasons. Any mail parcels that are received contrary to the following guidelines will be returned to the sender. However, any contraband identified may be confiscated and booked into evidence. Many items inmates are not allowed to receive through the mail are available through the inmate canteen. Your cooperation with the jail's mail staff is greatly appreciated.
Mail is delivered six days a week in accordance with the schedules of the U.S. Postal Service. Letters, pictures 5" x 7" or smaller (please, not more than 5), and U.S. Postal money orders are accepted (no cash or personal checks). All items must be delivered to the Detention Center by the U.S. Postal Service.
The Following items are not allowed to be received through the mail:
With regard to books, we will not accept anything not sent directly from the publisher, nor anything of an explicit sexual nature, items which call for, provide instructions for or which encourage violence.
The staff from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Detention Center have attempted to provide an accurate and complete list of items not permitted to be mailed to inmates. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office and the Cumberland County Detention Center have the right to continually update this list and to return or hold into evidence any items(s) where those items are deemed potentially harmful or where they may cause a possible insecure environment to the general inmate community.
All mail must include the return address of the sender. Mail should be addressed as follows:
Cumberland County Detention Center
204 Gillespie Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301