The Cabarrus County Detention Center (Jail) will not accept bulk mail or any mail requiring multiple standard stamps. All incoming mail will be scanned and sent to the inmate. (Legal mail will be the only exception). Mail from another correctional facilities will not be accepted.
Paperback books must be pre-approved by the Detention (Jail) Administration before shipping. Each shipment to the inmate must be pre-approved. All books must come from a publisher or bookstore. An inmate is only allowed to receive three books at a time. In order for an inmate to receive more book shipments, an inmate must be put on the book list for each new shipment.
Books with topics known to cause a threat to prison safety and/or security are not accepted. Materials which constitute a threat include:
Inmate property will is not accepted during visitation.
The Detention Center (Jail) will not accept reading glasses from the public for an inmate. Inmates can buy reading glasses in the commissary. Indigent inmates will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
Inmate underclothing must be white (no writing, buttons, zippers, etc). If underclothing is not white, it can be bought from the canteen. Inmates turning themselves in to the jail to serve a sentence may bring:
PO Box 790
Concord, NC 28026