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Inmate Correspondence

Telephone Access

You can keep in touch with your loved ones. All you have to do is set up an account, add money and begin receiving phone calls. Please visit ConnectNetwork.com for specific instructions on how to set up a prepaid account and get answers to questions that you may have regarding this service. 

Inmates are permitted to make telephone calls seven (7) days per week from 9:00am to 9:45pm, except during periods of lock-in/bunk up periods. All calls may be monitored and/or recorded.

Messages are not and will not be relayed to inmates from a staff member on behalf of a caller.

People who have received unwanted collect calls from inmates and wish to place a block or remove a block on their telephone may contact GTL Advance Pay customer service at: 1-800-483-8314. 

GTL Computer Tablets

Tablets are available to all inmates who are assigned to Wi-Fi enabled units. These tablets have the capability to make telephone calls, send and receive electronic messages (emails) and more. Please visit the messaging page at ConnectNetwork.com for specific instructions on how to set up a prepaid account and get answers to questions that you may have regarding this service. 

Incoming and Outgoing Mail and Packages

All incoming mail is subject to inspection for contraband.

Inmates are responsible for their own writing and postage items, which can be purchased through the commissary.

Inmates without sufficient funds will be provided a limited amount of paper and postage items.

Cash sent via mail, although not recommended, will be accepted and deposited into an inmate’s account without a service fee. Checks or money orders sent via mail will be returned to the sender per facility’s inmate rules and regulations.

Correspondence to inmates should be addressed as follows:

Inmate Name
Dutchess County Jail
P.O. Box 1389
Poughkeepsie, New York 12602

Correspondence without a return address will be refused and returned.
 

Contact

A division of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office