(This section applies to the ADULT Detention Facility. For information on the Juvenile Detention Facility, please click here: JUVENILE. For information on Inmates assigned to the Work Center, click here: WORK CENTER)
ADULT JAIL INFORMATION
ADULT INMATE PROPERTY INFORMATION
When a person is booked in and is going to have to stay in our facility, he/she can have the following items ONE TIME ONLY:
- 3 pairs of NEW white socks
- 3 pairs of NEW white underwear
- 3 NEW white sports bra (NO underwire or hooks)
- 1 package loose leaf notebook paper
- 1 box of (40 or less) envelopes
These items must be brought to the jail Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm to be inventoried by the information officers. If these items are not brought during the above hours, they will not be inventoried and given to the inmate. These rules ensure that the inmate receives their property.
In order to receive the items again, they will have to be purchased through the jail’s commissary. (see further down for more information on the commissary.)
The following items are furnished by our facility and CAN NOT BE BROUGHT IN:
soap, deodorant, toothpaste, razor, shampoo, and toothbrush
INMATE CALLING SERVICES
To set up phone service for inmate calling, contact: CTC Customer Service 1-800-682-0707 or go online to www.citytelecoin.com
Only the following items of legal tender will be accepted through the Lee County Jail:
- Postal Money Order
- Bank Money Order
- Cashier’s Check
All the above need to be made payable and SENT THROUGH THE MAIL to:
Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail, 510 N. Commerce Street, Tupelo, MS 38804
Money orders can be sent for any amount, however inmates can only order $30 of commissary per week. Inmates will be given a receipt for funds received
Money left in the commissary account when inmate is released, may be obtained only by the inmate, upon release. If the release is over the weekend, monies may be obtained from Tuesday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Visitors must call (662) 841-9040, Monday – Friday, between 8:00am – 5:00pm, to schedule a 15 minute visit with an inmate.
**APPOINTMENTS MUST BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE, UP TO THE DAY PRIOR TO VISITATION
The visitation schedule is as follows:
Monday: Pods A & B
Tuesday: Pods C & D
Wednesday: Pods E & F, and Male Holding
Thursday: Pod G & Female Holding
Saturday: Trustees only 8am – 12noon
Sunday: Lee County Work Center (call 662-680-6064 for an appointment)
Inmates are allowed one 15 minute visit (appointment only) during one of the following time slots:
- Between the hours of 1:00pm – 4:00pm
- Between the hours of 7:00pm – 8:00pm
An inmate under Disciplinary Action for visitation rule violation shall not be allowed to receive any visits until visitation rights are restored.
**VISITORS MUST SIGN IN FIFTEEN (15) MINUTES BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED VISITATION TIME WITH THE INFORMATION OFFICER. If the visitor does not sign in with proper ID at least fifteen minutes before their scheduled time, they will NOT be allowed to visit. (See below for approved proper IDs)
Visitors MUST be on the visitation list in order to visit.
NO smoking or tobacco products are allowed in this facility.
Inmates are allowed one (1) visit per week with two visitors.
Once a visitor leaves the visiting area, he/she will not be allowed to return to the visiting area.
Visitors are subject to search before visiting the inmate. The visitor may refuse to be searched, but he/she shall then be denied access to the jail.
Any person under the influence of alcohol or any controlled substance shall not be allowed to visit and shall be subject to arrest.
NO CHILD UNDER 8 YEARS OF AGE WILL BE ALLOWED TO VISIT. Any child under the age of 8 must be supervised by an adult at all times and are not allowed to be left in the lobby unattended. We ask that visitors control their children and the noise level in the lobby or they will be asked to leave.
VISTOR DRESS CODE:
Visitors not abiding by the dress code will not be allowed to visit. NO: shorts above the knee, mini-skirts/skorts, low cut tops, spaghetti straps, see-through clothing, midriff tops, and bare feet. We ask that you please dress modestly.
ALL visitors are required to present a VALID state issued photo ID. (examples: Drivers License, state issued ID, passport, valid immigration card, or a current military ID card.) A child between 8 years of age – 16 years of age need to present a birth certificate.
All outgoing and incoming mail is subject to search by staff except legal mail. Legal mail will be opened in the presence of the receiving inmate.
All mail must have proper postage on it. Incoming mail must have this exact address:
Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail, ATTN: (Inmate’s name), 510 N. Commerce Street, Tupelo, MS 38804