Inmate Mail

All incoming mail will be opened and inspected for contraband prior to delivery.  

Letters: Inmates may now receive ONLY written or typed letters on plain white paper in plain white envelopes. Letters should be written in blue or black ink or pencil.  
The following information is required on all incoming inmate mail:                 
Inmate Name
ID #
Clark County Detention Center
330 South Casino Center Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101 

Publications acceptable for distribution to inmates include magazines, periodicals, soft-covered books, and newspapers must be mailed directly from a publisher or commercial dealer.  Items from a commercial dealer must clearly identify the contents.  Pornographic material of any kind will not be allowed or accepted.

Packages: Will not be accepted without prior approval of the responsible Bureau Lieutenant.

The following items and contents listed (but not limited to) will not be allowed in the inmate’s mail: 

  • Un-cancelled stamps, blank stationery and blank or colored self-addressed envelopes.
  • Nude, partially nude, or sexually explicit items in nature. 
  • Obscene literature.
  • Any article that could be considered a health hazard. 
  • Photographs larger than 6" x 8"; acceptable-sized photos are limited to 15.
  • Greeting Cards, card stock and postcards.
  • Post-it notes/adhesive items.
  • Any foreign substances including lipstick, perfume, stickers, staples, glitter, crayon, colored pencils, paint, glue, tape, whiteout, colored ink, metallic/glitter ink and no drawings created with the items listed.
  • Any item that could be used to circumvent or subvert the safety and security of the facility.