Permitted Items

Jail Issued Items

  • Two sheets (knotting the sheets is prohibited)
  • One blanket
  • One towel
  • One washcloth
  • One mattress
  • One uniform consisting of coveralls
  • One pair of shorts
  • One pair of issued shoes
  • One additional pair of shoes for prisoner workers
  • One roll of toilet paper
  • Two items each of hygiene commissary items such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, etc. One cup, one comb, one toothbrush
  • Prisoner handbook
  • One jail issued ink pen

Non-Issued Items

  • Legal papers and/or personal legal reference book
  • Personal letters and photographs (no Polaroid's ©)
    • Excessive amounts (deemed by staff to be a fire hazard will be placed in your personal locker, and you will not have access to these items)
  • Two books from jail library
  • One Bible and or prayer book
  • Items on the commissary list in moderate quantities
  • Leisure time games and equipment as issued by the Jail or purchased from the commissary (1 puzzle book, 1 coloring book, etc.)
  • Feminine hygiene items (females only)
  • Shaving razors (during authorized shaving periods only)
  • Medical and or health care items issued or approved by the Jail Physician or medical staff

You may possess some special items which are authorized by the medical staff or the Jail Administrator. The jail staff will have written records of your authorization to possess any item not on the list of permitted items.

You may, after receiving special permission, receive newspapers, magazines, books and periodicals through the mail directly from the publisher.

Any item altered from its intended use, modified in any way, or not on the list of permitted items may be confiscated from you by staff.

Unpermitted Items 

You are not permitted to give any commissary items to another prisoner. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry bags
  • T-shirts

Prison Term Permitted Items

If you are sentenced to a prison term you are only permitted to have the following items brought in for you (all other items must be purchased from commissary):

  • One carton of cigarettes (unopened)
  • Lighter (see through, non-adjustable)
  • Watch ($75 value maximum, no stones)