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Pasadena City Jail Inmate Mail


When mailing a letter or postcard to an inmate, please address your mail as follows:

Pasadena City Jail
1201 Davis
Pasadena, Texas  77506

All mail sent to an inmate at the Pasadena City Jail must include the sender's name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and your letter destroyed.

Main Phone: 713-475-7870

The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Pasadena City Jail Inmate Mail Policies, Mail Instructions, what type of mail is NOT allowed, Rules for Mailing letters, photos, postcards, emailing an inmate, magazines, newspapers, books and packages to Pasadena City Jail in Pasadena, Texas.

Follow these instructions exactly to help ensure that your inmate receives his/her mail and not have it thrown away.

The Pasadena City Jail has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.


Type of Mail Allowed for Pasadena City Jail

Postcards & Letters

The Pasadena City Jail allows inmates to receive letters and postcards, however, due to inmates typically only being there for a very short time, staff cannot promise that a letter or postcard will make it to the inmate before he or she is released or changes locations.   

Mail it to:

Pasadena City Jail

Inmate first and last name

1201 Davis

Pasadena, TX 77506

Do not mail books, magazines or newspapers or set up subscription services for the inmate.   

Care packages

This facility does not offer a care package program.

Call 713-475-7870 or click here or here to see if the Pasadena City Jail participates in a Care Package program and if so, how to purchase one.



Mailed Items NOT Allowed

If your inmate is mailed anything other than a letter or postcard, it won't get through.

Examples of prohibited items at this facility include:

Greeting cards

 Pens

 Obscene pictures (Pictures depicting FULL or PARTIAL nudity)

 Pencils

 Perfumed letters

 Markers

 Packages

 Newspapers

Stickers

Cash or money orders

Food or personal hygiene items

Contraband

Stamps

Computer-generated materials downloaded from the Internet

 Photocopied images or facsimiles

Medicine

Call 713-475-7870 or click here for a complete list of prohibited items.



How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope

Pasadena City Jail
1201 Davis
Pasadena, Texas 77506

All mail sent to an inmate at the Pasadena City Jail must include the senders name and mailing address in the top left corner of the envelope or postcard.

Failure to include your return address will most likely result in your mail NOT being delivered and discarded.

To confirm the mailing address and/or any new policies regarding inmate mail call or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.

Policies Regarding Mailing Photos to the Pasadena City Jail

Photos should not exceed 5 X 7 inches.

Send no more than five photos at one time.

Prohibited items include:

Polaroid photos

Photos of weapons, drugs, alcohol or nudity

Photos of lewd behavior or people exhibiting too much skin is prohibited.

Call 713-475-7870 or check the most recent policies regarding inmate photos on the jail's website by going here.



Important Mail Tips

Mail is always scanned and inspected for contraband, obscenity and other rule infractions.

Assume that everything you write will be read by jail staff and can and will be used against you or your inmate in court.  

Never write anything about the inmate's court case you wouldn't want read aloud in court.

Mail is considered by the jail to be a privilege. Any violations of the mail policies can result in the inmate's mail privileges being suspended.

The introduction of contraband by you into the jail through the mail could result in criminal charges being filed against both you and the inmate.

Click here to view contact information for the Pasadena City Jail.



Emailing an Inmate

This facility does not offer email services.

Call 713-475-7870 or click here to see if email services are being offered at this jail and if so, how to sign up you and your inmate.

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