Inmate Mail

Rules & Regulations:

Effective 12/2/19: Standard mail will no longer be mailed to the physical address of the Cumberland County Prison.

TextBehind® provides a mobile application as well as a website where you can electronically send mail messages that will be delivered to the prison. All mail messages created and approved by 10:00 a.m. daily will be delivered to the inmate the same day.

If you do not wish to use the electronic mail service, you may send your standard mail to the following address to be photocopied, and it will be sent to the prison after processing. The inmate will receive a copy of your mail and the original will be destroyed after (30) days. 

Do NOT send any checks, money orders, legal mail, or cash as it will NOT be accepted by TextBehind®. Please refer to the facility policy for sending money and legal mail. 

When sending a handwritten letter correspondence to an inmate, please be sure to address the envelope as follows including the inmate’s FULL Name, and Identification number.

Mailing Address:
Inmate Full Name and Inmate ID Number
Correctional Facility Name
P.O. Box #247
Phoenix, MD 21131

Providing all of this information will enable us to deliver the mail more efficiently. Any handwritten mail received with illegible information, partial, or missing address will be returned to the sender.

All pornographic material is prohibited and is considered contraband. Pornographic material is defined as; any materials that show male or female genitals, pubic area, buttocks or female breasts below the top of the nipple in less than a fully opaque covering. Additionally, any materials showing or describing sexual penetration, masturbation or homosexual activity.

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