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Inmate Handbook

Inmate Handbook


Inmate Classification

Inmates housed in the Navajo County Jail are housed according to their classification. An inmate’s classification is determined by their risk to the public, risk to the facility, program needs, medical needs and/or security needs.


Inmate Mail

Inmates housed in the Navajo County Jail may send and receive mail without limit with the following exceptions:

All mail MUST be sent through the U.S. Postal Service. Incoming mail must have the sender’s first and last name as well as a full return address.

The Following items will NOT be accepted:

  • Envelopes with personal drawings or writings, stickers, scotch or masking tape, glitter, glue, marker, gel, oil, or paint.
  • Incoming mail that contains clues, lipsticks, watermarks, unknown stains, stickers, marker, and any odor of perfume or colognes.
  • Photos larger than 5”X 7”, Polaroid photos, photos depicting illegal activity, anything gang affiliated, or sexually suggestive.
  • Blank sheets of paper, envelopes, stamps, address labels, magazine or newspaper clippings, ribbon, string, laminated cards, musical cards, or cards larger than 5”X 7” staples, paperclips, scotch or masking tape, glitter, confetti, glue, marker, gel, oil, or paint.

Photographs may be mailed to the jail but can be no larger than 5 x 7. No Polaroid, adhesive-backed photos, or photos with frames will be accepted. Inmates can receive no more than five (5) photos. Photos or drawings depicting criminal acts, gang activity, or nudity are not allowed.

Computer printouts are allowed to be mailed into the jail. Inmates can receive no more than ten (10) pages per week. Printouts depicting criminal activity, nudity, or gang activity are not allowed.

Paperback books may be mailed to the jail but must be like new with both covers and no larger than 6”X 8”. Inmates are only allowed to receive one book, if multiple books are received, the inmate will be allowed to choose one book and the rest will be donated to the jail library. If a Bible is received along with other paperback books, the inmate may receive the Bible and one of the books. Puzzle books or crossword puzzle books will be accepted but will be treated with the same limitations of the paperback books. NO writing will be accepted in either paperback or puzzle books

All mail to an inmate should be addressed in the following manner:

<Inmates Name>
c/o Navajo County Jail
P.O. Box 668
Holbrook, AZ 86025


Inmate Money Accounts and Commissary

Inmates housed in the Navajo County Jail may receive money for the purposes of posting Bond, paying bills (limit of two per week) and to purchase clothing, hygiene, food stuffs and candy from the inmate commissary provider. All monies received for the particular inmate will be deposited into his/her inmate account. Money orders, payroll checks and government checks are accepted but not personal checks.

To place money on an inmate's account by credit card, please visit the Access Corrections website or call 1-866-345-1884.

To order commissary gift packages for an inmate, please visit the Access SecurePak website.

To set up a Prepaid Phone Account for an inmate, please visit the Value-Added Communications website or call V.A.C. at 1-800-913-6097.