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The facility, Marion County Jail, does not accept property and property cannot be dropped off for inmates. Property may be released only if an inmate has filled out a property release form listing the authorized person picking up the property. The person picking up the property must have two pieces of identification, one being a photo id. Inmate property / vehicle release procedures are as follows: 8;00-10:30 am Monday through Friday for inmates being housed here at the Main Jail unless the identified inmate is in court on the requested date. Inmates that have been transferred to ( DOC ) Department of Corrections, property may be picked up 8:00 am-4:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am-3:00 pm on Friday.
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Deposits can be made to commissary accounts of inmates currently in the Marion County Jail via the U.S. Mail but only Postal Prepaid Money Orders, other accredited prepaid money orders, and U.S. government checks are accepted. Cash, personal or payroll checks, and credit card numbers are not accepted. All money orders received for deposit on inmate accounts must be made payable to Marion County Jail Commissary. The inmate's name, cell housing unit (cell block number), date of birth and Gallery number must appear on the money order and the name must be the one that the inmate used whey they were processed into the jail. Money orders without the necessary information will be returned to the sender. Please use this address format when sending money orders to the jail.
Inmate Account ManagerInmate's Name & Gallery #Cell Housing NumberMarion County Jail40 South Alabama StreetIndianapolis, IN 46204
Inmates in the Marion County Jail can receive mail during the time they are incarcerated. All mail is delivered in person, as it is received, to those for who it is addressed. Mail is distributed Monday through Friday. No delivery is made on weekends or holidays. Mail is not delivered to inmates who are unable to produce a valid and legible Jail identification armband. All mail, with the exception of "legal mail",going and coming, shall be opened to intercept monies, checks and to inspect for contraband. Mail shall be read, censored, or rejected based on legitimate facility interests as to order and security. Inmates shall be notified when incoming or outgoing mail is withheld.. Mail pertaining to legal matters is opened in the presence of the inmate whom it is addressed.
Envelopes (legal), paper (legal), and post cards (personal) are distributed to indigent inmates weekly (pg.23). As per the inmate handbook request for such items must be submitted by Wednesday of each week. The inmate’s account balance must not have exceeded $1.00 for a period of two weeks prior to the request.
Each page of correspondence shall contain the receiving inmates NAME and GALLERY NUMBER. One page shall contain a return address
The inmates address for incoming mail must consist of the inmate's name as used at the time of the arrest and processing, their Jail ID number, cell housing number and the Marion County Jail in the following format:
Inmate's Name & Jail IDCell Housing NumberMarion County Jail40 South Alabama StreetIndianapolis, IN 46204
Inmates will no longer keep incoming envelopes. Upon mail delivery all accompanying envelopes with the exception of legal mail will be shredded.
To prevent photos from being returned, ensure the sender has included your NAME, GALLERY #, and HOUSING UNIT in the shipping information…
*** Photos mailed directly as correspondence will be returned to sender***
When mail is returned to sender it typically takes several weeks before it will reach its destination.
Incoming mail should be addressed with the inmate NAME, GALLERY, and HOUSING UNIT.
Mail that contains prohibited items will be returned to sender in its entirety.
Chaplain's Office: 327-1320
Senior Chaplain: Michael A. Wolley,email Wolley.Michael@indy.gov
Chaplain Assistant: Sherry Proffitt,email Proffitt.Sherry@indy.gov
Chaplain Assistant: Derrick Spight,email Derrick.Spight@indy.gov
Administrative Assistant: Ferrin Parham,email Ferrin.Parham@indy.gov
Chaplain Michael A. Wolley is the Senior Chaplain for the Marion County Sheriff's Department. His staff is comprised of chaplain assistants and numerous volunteer chaplain assistants from various socioeconomic, religious and cultural back grounds. There are approximately 30 religious institutions that conduct classes and worship services on a weekly or monthly basis.
Chaplain Wolley and his staff are responsible for approximately 3000 inmates in four facilities. The chaplains department provides one on one counseling for inmates as well as staff in the Administration Division, Jail Division, Communication Division, Civil Division and Law Enforcement Division. They also conduct religious services, baptismal services and marriage ceremonies. The chaplains staff is available twenty-four hours a day to provide bereavement counseling for inmates that lose their loved ones while incarcerated.
Chaplain Wolley's extensive experience as an ordained clergyman, law enforcement officer and a program director for a jail, has equipped him to oversee the needs of the inmates. As an active minister in the greater Indianapolis community, he has developed partnerships with community organizations in order to develop pre-release programs that inmates can be placed in upon release from the jail in order to facilitate them in their transition back into society.
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