Inmate Mail

For correspondence through the mail, a return address is required. 

Inmates receive their mail at:
     Inmate Name, ID Number
     Hardee County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility
     900 East Summit St.
     Wauchula, FL 33873

Inmates are not authorized to receive packages of any kind via the U.S. Postal Service, through another source, or through family members attempting to leave packages at the control room. 
Packages will be returned to the sender. 

The detention facility will accept, after medical approval and authorization, prescription eyeglasses (no sunglasses), hearing aides and prosthetic devices that are not deemed a threat to the security of the facility.

No other items will be accepted without prior written authorization from the Detention Commander.

Indigent inmates may order an "Indigent Package" weekly.
The package contains 2 post cards and 1 flex pen for mail correspondence.

Inmates found sending or receiving contraband in the mail will be held accountable to any applicable Florida State Statutes and the rules and regulations of the facility.

No inmate will be allowed to receive or send mail to any individual incarcerated in a federal or state prison, county detention facility, jail or municipal lock up, unless prior approval is obtained in writing from the Sheriff, Detention Commander, or his/her designee.

The detention facility will not accept greeting cards of any type or form for inmates. 
Greeting cards will be returned to the sender unopened.

The detention facility will not accept the following items via mail:
  • Stamps
  • Writing paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
The items listed above will be returned to the sender.