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About Buchanan County
Inmates are allowed to receive incoming letters. Any individual who desires to send an inmate incarcerated in the Buchanan County Jail letters may do so by sending the mail to the following address:
C/O Buchanan County Jail
501 Faraon Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
All incoming mail is subject to search.
Packages will not be accepted for inmates, nor will any mail be accepted that does not have a complete and accurate return mailing address from the sender on the envelope.
All letters, cards, or correspondence for an inmate must be sent through the United States Postal Service.
Full name and return address must be on envelope or mail will not be delivered to the inmate.
Pictures are allowed to be included with the inmates letter however, no more than three pictures per letter will be accepted.
Inmate Property Intake and Release
Visitation by General Public
Visitation by Professionals - Non Attorney
Visitation by Professionals - Attorney
Cellular Telephones and Recording Devices
Inmate Commissary and Phone Money
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