General Contact Number: (530) 621-5567


Inmate Correspondence

All correspondence shall be sent through the U.S. Postal Service with properly affixed postage.
Mail shall be addressed using full inmate name, and sent to the facility address. 

There is no limitation on the volume of mail that an inmate may send or receive.
For correspondence, inmates may only use writing material that is available through Commissary or supplied by the facility.


Inmates may receive new or used paperback books in the mail directly from the publisher or an approved bookstore. 

Inmates may subscribe to newspapers, magazines, and periodicals. Such subscriptions must also come directly from the publisher or an approved bookstore and delivered by the U.S. Postal Service.

Subscriptions will not be forwarded upon release of the inmate. Material will be stamped “No longer at this address” and returned to sender or turned over to the inmate library if sent by 4th class mail.

Inmates may also receive personal clothing, for the purposes of a jury trial. Any other packages must have prior approval by the Jail Commander.

Placerville Mailing address:

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office
300 Forni Road, Placerville, Ca 95667
South Lake Tahoe mailing address:

El Dorado County Sheriff Office
1051 Al Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe 96150