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Inmate Mail:

  • Incoming Correspondence, other than Legal mail, must be in post card form only
  • Post Cards cannot be larger than 5 X 7 in size
  • Post Cards cannot contain foreign objects such as glitter, glue, stickers, tape, etc.
  • Post Cards that contain perfumes will not be accepted
  • Post Cards should not be altered in any way
  • Post Cards must be addressed properly and clearly
  • Post Cards must be mailed in separately with each post card having its own postage
  • Letters and envelopes will not be accepted
  • Any mail not adhering to the above guidelines is subject to be returned to sender through the Postal Service.

Mailing of Photos:

  • Photos must be a standard 4 x 6 size
  • Inmates in the Desoto County Jail will be able to keep five (5) photos in possession
  • Photos can be mailed in an envelope; however, the envelope cannot contain any other objects. It’s contents must be only photos.
  • When mailing photos into the facility, you must clearly mark the envelope with the word “Photos Enclosed” to assure that the envelope is not sent back
  • Nothing smaller or larger than a 4 x 6 photo will be accepted
  • Photos mailed in as post cards with writing on them will be counted as a photo, not a post card. These type of photos must be addressed properly and stamped individually. They cannot be mailed in an envelope.
  • Photos containing nudity, mid-drift, gang or hand signs, or depicting sexual acts, or photos containing  other inappropriate content will not be accepted
  • Any photos not adhering to the above guidelines will be returned to sender through the Postal Service.

Money can be deposited into an inmate's account by using the
JAIL ATM  kiosk located in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office 24- hours a day. This system allows family members to deposit funds into an inmate's account in the easiest, most efficient way available!

  • Family members can deposit money into an inmate’s account online at JailATM.com at any time
  • A reverse kiosk is also available in the Sheriff’s Office Lobby for convenience
  • Commissary orders are sent out on Wednesday’s at 10 am. All deposits for commissary must be made prior to that time.
  • When a deposit is made into an inmate account that has a debit on their account, the amount of the deposit will be split in half. Half of the positive balance will go towards old debit, and  the other half of the positive balance will be received by the inmate.

Now family and friends have the flexibility to deposit funds in more convenient ways. 

Internet Deposits
Online at www.JailATM.com

Local Access
* Walk up kiosk located in the lobby of the Sheriff's Office.


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Desoto County Sheriff's Office
William P. Wise Sheriff

208 East Cypress Street
Arcadia, Fl. 34266
(863) 993-4700
 743-6777 South County Residents

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