Arkansas Prison Mail Policies

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AR Systemwide Rules

Submitted Rule Source Documentation
12/12/2010 Administrative Directive number 09-44, Supersedes 07-01: Publications official document Download File
12/12/2010 Administrative Regulations 860 Inmate Correspondence. Includes privileged mail with the media. official document Download File

Cummins Unit Rules

Submitted Rule Source Documentation
05/03/2020 can get 5 books at one time. can only get 3 pages per envelope and envelope counts as a page. official document
01/24/2023 Paperbacks 4 inches or thinner, hardbacks 2 inches or thinner prisoner
01/24/2023 each book must be less than 3 lbs prisoner
01/24/2023 no larger than 8.5"x11" prisoner

East Arkansas Regional Unit Rules

Submitted Rule Source Documentation
06/26/2016 only allowed to receive 5 items at a time (says mailroom supervisor to prisoner, very vague) prisoner
01/11/2017 No spiral bound books. prisoner
08/15/2017 Return address must be on letter. 3 sheets per letter prisoner

Tucker Max Unit Rules

Submitted Rule Source Documentation
07/08/2014 Warden says no stickers or labels allowed, handwritten or printed addresses only prisoner