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Poinsett County Detention Center

Poinsett County Detention Center


How to Send Mail to an Inmate

The changes are being made to streamline the operations of the Sheriff’s Office, improve communications, and ensure the safety and well-being of inmates and staff.

To maintain the security and safety of the inmates and staff, effective August 13, 2018 all inmate postal mail must be sent to the following address:


Smart Communications - Poinsett County Detention Center


1490 Union Avenue # 606

Memphis, Tennessee 38104  

The inmate's Name and ID number must be clearly Printed on the outside of the envelope or postcard to ensure the mail is posted to the correct account. 

All regular inmate postal mail (Postcards, Letters, Greeting Cards, Pictures, etc.) will be scanned into the system and available to the inmates to view their postal mail via the inmate kiosks. 

Inappropriate content will be rejected by the administration. 

Upon release, inmates can log into the public website at and enter their inmate number and password and download their Photos, Messages, and Postal Mail for FREE!

Inmates are able to receive via postal mail, two softback books mailed to 1500 Justice Drive, Harrisburg, AR 72432. The package should be addressed to the inmate. 

How do I pick up/drop off an inmate's property?

Inmate's property/MONEY may be released ONLY under ALL of the following conditions:            

1. The inmate must have a "Property Release" request form, consenting to release their property to you. 2. You must have valid photo identification.

2. Property must be picked up between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, on Monday through Friday.

*ADC sentenced inmates are not able to release their clothes.


Medications, Bibles, Eyeglasses or Contacts  

Medications can only be dropped off at any time. 

Medications can only be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm AND must be picked up by the person prescribed the medication.        

Commissary Account

Money can be added to an inmate's account by clicking on this link or via a kiosk located in the front lobby of the Detention Center. You will need our facility ID number (24082) in addition to the inmate's ID number. Money can be placed on phone usage or commissary account which allows inmates to purchase their own phone time in dollar increments. 

To send inmate food commissary you can click on this link Tiger Commissary