Inmates are permitted to correspond with the public, family members and others without prior approval or the maintenance of a correspondence list. Outgoing mail is placed in mailboxes located in the housing units. Outgoing mail with the exception of legal mail must be left unsealed in accordance with FCI Ray Brooks security designation. The outgoing envelope must have the inmate’s name, register number and return address in the upper left hand corner. All outgoing inmate correspondence must be turned in to the unit mail boxes by 10:15 p.m. for delivery to the Mail Room on the following day. Mail will not be accepted by Unit Officers after the 10:15 p.m. time limit. Inmates may not correspond with volunteers or contractors.
Inmates must assume responsibility for the contents of all their letters. Correspondence containing threats, extortion, etc., may result in prosecution for violation of Federal laws.
Inmates may be placed on restricted correspondence status based on misconduct or as matter of classification. The inmate is notified of this placement and has the opportunity to respond.