Front of BC Jail
Front of BC Jail

Mail Policy

NOTICE OF CHANGE TO MAIL PROCEDURES
 
Effective March 21, 2022, Personal Mail will no longer be accepted by the Brown County Jail.
 
All Personal Mail must be addressed in the following manner:

 Full Name
Address
City, State, Zip Code 
                                                    Inmate Name and ID#
                                                    C/O Securus Digital Mail Center-Brown County Jaill
                                                    P.O. Box 610
                                                    Lebanon, MO 65536


A return name and address must also be placed on the envelope, failure to properly address the envelope will result in the mail being returned to sender.
 
Once the mail is received at the Securus Digital Mail Center it will be digitally scanned and available to be viewed on kiosks and tablets.
 
Pictures, drawings etc. will be accepted at DMC for scanning, and delivered in the same manner. Any person sending any personal mail that wishes to have it returned to them must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope included with the original mail.
 
The facility will continue to accept:
 
Legal Mail
Money Orders – Paychecks (without personal correspondence) 
          a. all money orders must be sent to the attentions of accounting as depicted below
          b. no personal letter will be permitted within the envelope with the money order or the entirety of  \
             the envelope will be returned to sender
These must be addressed directly to the facility, as follows:

Full Name 
Address
City, State, Zip Code
                                                            Attention Accounting
                                                            Inmate Name and ID #
                                                            Brown County Jail
                                                            3030 Curry Ln.
                                                            Green Bay, WI 54311
 

Inmate Accounts and Commissary Information

During the intake/admissions process, any money a detainee possesses will be placed into an inmate trust account overseen by the jail in accordance with Wis.Stat 303.08(3). 
The inmate trust account can be used for any or all of the following:
  • Commissary program
  • Medical fees
  • Huber fees
  • Pay for stay
  • Jail processing fee 
  • Other authorized disbursements
Money
You can add money to an inmates account in the following ways:Kiosk
  • In person at the lobby kiosk located at the main jail lobby or at the Brown County Court House
    • There is a $150.00 maximum limit per transaction on the kiosk for deposits and no more than $500.00 in a 30 day time period.
    • The fees for using the kiosk are:
      • Cash transaction: $2.00
      • Debit/Credit card transaction $8.95
  • Online at www.inmatecanteen.com 
    • There is a minimum payment per transaction $9.95
    • There is a maximum payment per transaction $150.00
    • Fees: $8.95                    
      • **Fees are subject to change at any time. Fees are placed by the vendor, not The Brown County Jail. 
  • Mailed into the jail
    • Must be in the form of a money order or cashier's check-made out to the inmate. 
    • No personal checks will be accepted. 
    • The jail will take 25-100% of the monies deposited to cover any debt the inmate may have
Canteen
  • Inmates are allowed to purchase up to $100.00 worth of canteen products from our commissary vendor. 
  • These items can consist of stationary products, phone minutes, snacks, clothing, shoes and hygiene materials
 Icare
  • As a friend or family member of our inmates, Aramark Services offers you the opportunity to order an Icare package.
  • Icare packages are delivered weekly
  • Some choices they can receive include:
    • Burgers
    • Burritos
    • Hot wings
    • Loaded nachos 
    • Chicken sandwiches 
  • Order an Icare package for an inmate- www.icaregifts.com 
Release
  • Upon release form the jail, if an inmate accounts shows a positive balance after all charges have been deducted, a check will be mailed to the address given at booking
    •  We do not issue checks in person
    • This process can take up to 15 business days 
    • If an inmate account is not paid within 30 days, the account will be turned over to a collection agency and/or tax intercept
    • If an inmate would return to the Brown County Jail, any funds they have at the time of booking, may be applied toward the existing negative balance 

Inmate Clothing and Property Information

Release of Personal Property
The following items can be released from your property to an outside person (family or friend):
  • Jewelry
  • cellphones
  • purse/wallet
  • keys
A property release form must be completed and submitted to a correction staff member
  • The release form must include the full name of the person the property is to be released to, as well as the inmate's signature and date.
  • The person picking up the property must provide a pricture identification card and sign an acceptance reciept
  • This property can only be released within 72 hours of incarceration
State Prison
Inmates being transferred to these facilities will go in a jail orange uniform. 
  • The inmate must make arrangements to have all other property not accepted by the system within 30 days of the inmate's departure
  • The inmate must fill out the appropriate property release from the person's full name that is picking up the property. 
  • The inmate must inform this person's to come to the Brown County Jail to pick up the property
  • If any inmate leaving for prison does not at the jail must be picked up at established property pick up times
    • Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-7:30pm
Inmates Clothes Allowed: 
  • 3 pairs of underwear
  • T-shirts
  • Socks
  • Pullover sports bras(may not have any metal parts)
  • Thermal T-shirts and pants
Note: all clothing articles must be mailed in from a reputable company. Brown County Jail will only accept cotton undergarments/t-shirts. No logos/designs will be allowed. If more than the allotted amount is mailed in. the remainder of the items will be donated.

Jury Trial
If an inmate is scheduled for a jury trial, the following process must be followed:
  • The individual dropping off the property will report to The Brown County Work Release/Huber Center, door 10 by the sallyport
  • Staff will only take in one set of clothing including
    • Shoes 
    • Socks
    • Pants
    • Shirt
    • Jacket
    • Skirt/dress
    • Clip on tie
  • Jury Trial clothing will be accepted the day before the trial and the day of the trial only
  • When the jury trial is over, the clothing must be picked up by the individual who dropped it off within 24 hours of the trial being over