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Money & Property

Money may be sent to an inmate via the internet at Cash or money orders sent through the mail will not be accepted.

Money can be deposited to an inmate's account 24 hours a day at the jail lobby by using the money kiosk. The moneys deposited into the kiosk may take up to 72 hours to process.

Money must be deposited on an inmate's account before 11:00 AM on Tuesday if the inmate wishes to use the money for Commissary that Wednesday.

Money may be released to a person outside the jail during normal business hours only (8:00 AM to noon and 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM, Monday to Friday, excluding holidays). The recipient of the money must show proof of identification and they also need to show the bill that the inmate is helping to pay. An inmate's cash balance will not be given out to any person.

We will not accept property for any inmate. Inmates may release property, excluding clothing. Only inmates sentenced to state prison may release all of their property. Court clothing may be arranged through the inmate's attorney, or through the Facility supervisor if they do not have an attorney.