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Brown County Jail Inmate Mail


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

Inmate's Full Name, ID #
Brown County Jail
3030 Curry Lane
Green Bay, WI 54311

All mail sent to an inmate at the Brown County 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: 920-448-4250

The information below provides complete instructions regarding the Brown County 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 Brown County Jail in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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

The Brown County Jail has a zero-tolerance policy regarding mail violations.


Type of Mail Allowed for Brown County Jail

Postcards

The Brown County Jail allows inmates to receive pre-metered postcards like the type purchased from the post office. They may also allow certain photo postcards as long as they have not been tampered with or contain images that may be considered to be obscene or violent in nature.

Envelopes

The Brown County Jail also allows inmates to receive letters, plain greeting cards and photos by mail.

Address to:

Inmate first and last name

3030 Curry Lane

Green Bay, WI 54311

Newspapers

This jail does not allow inmates to receive newspapers by mail.

Magazines

This jail will allow inmates to receive magazines by mail if sent directly from the publisher and the magazines does not promote: violence, gang activity, drugs or anything that threatens the security of the jail. They must be mailed directly from the publisher to the jail. Magazines from the UK will be rejected.

Books

This jail allows books to be mailed directly to the jail from a reputable source such as amazon.com or barnesandnoble.com. You can order them directly from your computer and have them shipped to the inmate at the address above.

Books must NOT contain images or content that are considered excessively violent, pornographic or obscene. Any book that does not meet the Brown County Jail standards will be disposed of.

Hard cover books will not be accepted by the jail due to their potential to be used as a weapon.

Care packages

This jail does not have a commissary program but you are allowed to bring the following to the jail and leave them for your inmate. All items must be brand new and still in the package. 

3 pairs of underwear

T-shirts

Socks

Pullover sports bras (may not have any metal parts)

Socks

Thermal T-Shirts and Pants



Mailed Items NOT Allowed

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

Examples of prohibited items include:

Stamps and stickers.

Musical greeting cards.

Altered mail such as perfumed or lipstick covered.

Paper with any type of stains such as grease.

News clippings.

Cash.

Crayon, felt tip or hand painted drawings.

Call 920-448-4250 or click here for a complete list of prohibited items.



How to address your Inmate's Postcard or Envelope

Inmate's Full Name, ID #
Brown County Jail
3030 Curry Lane
Green Bay, WI 54311

All mail sent to an inmate at the Brown County 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 920-448-4250 or check the most recent updates on the jail's website by going here.

Policies Regarding Mailing Photos to the Brown County Jail

Photos should not exceed 4 inches high x 6 inches wide.

Send no more than five photos at one time.

Polaroid Photos are prohibited.

Photos of weapons are prohibited.

Photos of drugs, the consuming of drugs or alcohol is prohibited.

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

Call 920-448-4250 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.

In addition you could lose all future mail privileges for this and any other Wisconsin facility.



Emailing an Inmate

This jail does not provide an email ability for inmates. The policy might change in the future.

Call 920-448-4250 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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