All Detainee mail must be sent to the following address:
(Inmate’s full Name)
Ogle County Jail
PO Box 217
Oregon, IL 61061
Things to remember when mailing letters to an incarcerated person:
- All mail, other than Privileged Mail, coming into the Ogle County Jail will be opened and inspected by Correctional Officers.
- Mailing contraband to a detainee is a crime
- All mail must be received through the United States Postal Service; you may not drop off anything at the Ogle County Jail
- Do not send new envelopes, blank paper, or postage stamps. These items must be received through commissary.
- Do not send magazines, Newspapers or clippings of articles
- Books can be mailed in, Paperback only, No Hardcover books. **The books will become part of the jail library, and will not leave with the inmate.**
- Envelopes may be no larger then 8.5 by 11 inches. Oversized greeting cards are not permitted.
- Do not put any glitter, confetti, locks of hair, or any foreign substance in the envelope.
- Do not spray perfume or cologne on the envelope. Do not make lipstick impressions on the envelope or contents.
- Do not include any laminated items or hard plastic cards.
- Photographs may be sent. However, photos may not show:
- Nudity or risqué photos
- Gang Signs or Affiliation
- Criminal Acts