Inmate Mail Information

All Inmates will have access to services provided by the United States Postal Service to send and receive legal mail, general correspondence, and publications.  Please note that all publications must be approved by Jail Supervision. 

Contraband and material which constitutes a threat to the safety, security, or order of the Gila County Jail shall be prohibited. Such items will be processed in accordance with office policy. 

All inmate mail and legal mail for an inmate being housed in the Globe Jail Facility must be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Full Name
c/o Gila County Jail
P.O. Box 311
Globe, Arizona  85502

All inmate mail and legal mail for an inmate being housed in the Payson Jail Facility must be addressed as follows:

Inmate's Full Name
c/o Gila County Jail
108 West Main Street, Ste. A
Payson, Arizona  85541

All incoming correspondence, with the exception of legal mail, will  be searched.

Unacceptable mail includes:

  • Mail with any biohazards, including perfumes or lipstick
  • Mail depicting nudity, weapons, or gang references
  • Mail with any metal, plastics or wrappings
  • Mail that contains stickers or confetti

Legal Mail

  • All legal mail must be sent in pre-printed/pre-stamped postage envelopes or metered postage.
  • Legal mail should not be bound, stapled, or fastened in any manner as inmates are prohibited from possessing such items.

Postal Guidelines

  • Postal services are provided Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
  • All mail coming into and leaving the facility must be by U.S. Mail.
  • Inmates may receive pictures by U.S. Mail. Pictures may be mailed in an envelope addressed to the Gila County Jail with the inmate's full name listed.  "Attention Property Master" must be clearly marked on the front of the envelope, otherwise the envelope will be returned to sender.
  • Inmates may receive publications, sent directly from the publisher, only with prior approval by Jail Supervision.
  • All inmate to inmate mail is prohibited.

For more information regarding Inmate Mail, please contact the Gila County Sheriff's Office Jail Facilities at (928)402-8666 in the Globe area or (928)468-2835 in the Payson area.