Incoming legal/special mail must be clearly marked “Special Mail – Open only in the Presence of the Inmate”. This will avoid possible opening and screening as general mail. Mail is treated in accordance with the United States Postal Service Regulations. The BOP Program Statement on Correspondence and the Mail Management Manual are on file in the law library. Mail is delivered Monday through Friday after the 4 p.m. count in each housing unit by the Unit Officer. On Saturdays, Sundays, and federal holidays, there is no mail delivery. Incoming mail is opened and inspected. The CSD Department will contact you if you have legal mail and/or accountable mail. You may receive hard cover publications directly from the publisher, a bookstore, or a book club. The package must be marked “Paperback book enclosed or Authorized Reading Material:, per BOP policy. Newspapers are allowed to be received by subscription only. All postage requirements are your responsibility. Postage stamps are to be purchased through the commissary and cannot be received through the mail.
ADDRESS TO RECEIVE MONEY ORDERS AND/OR ANY OTHER FINANCIAL MONIES
Your Last Name, First Name, and Register Number Post Office 474701 Des Moines, Iowa 50947-0001 GENERAL ADDRESSES: Central Office Regional Office.