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Dickson County Inmate Communication

Due to daily jail operations that must be completed, the following times will be blocked out for jail appointments.

EFFECTIVE  06/19/2023



5:30 AM TO 7:30 AM

11:30 AM TO 12:30 PM

4 PM TO 5 PM

7 PM TO 7:30 PM

We appreciate your patience and helping us keep the jail secure and the community safe.

Thank you!

Chief Hayes

Starting March 14th, 2023, all mail will need to be sent to the below addresses. Mail received at other addresses will be rejected.

Standard Non-Legal Friends and Family Mail Address: [Inmate Name – Inmate ID] Dickson County Jail PO Box 76550 Highland Heights, KY 41076

Mail from Lawyers or other legal representation and money orders: Dickson County Jail 140 County Jail Drive Charlotte, TN 37036


1. All incoming mail must be addressed with the Inmate name and Inmate ID

2. All incoming mail must have a return address on the envelope

3. All incoming mail must be no larger than 8 ½ x 11 inches (letter size), no thicker than light card stock and able to be fed through a sheet fed scanner

4. All incoming mail shall be opened and inspected or read to determine if contraband is enclosed or any violation of jail rules has occurred. If such is found mail will be destroyed and not returned. Any letters accompanying money orders will be destroyed, please send separate

5. Prohibited Mail:

                                a. Stamps

                                b. Blank envelopes

                                c. Stationary

                                d. Cash, checks, or any other forms of currency the only exception being money                                             orders

                                e. Threats of physical harm against any person or threats/details of criminal                                                  activity 

                                f. Plans to smuggle contraband into or out of the institution

                                g. Information to formulate escape plans, to commit a crime or to violate a jail rule

                                h. Solicitation of gifts, goods, money, or things of value from individuals or entities                                       other than family or established close friends

                                 i. Code or gang insignia

                                 j. Obscene language or drawings

                                k. Information that, if communicated, would create a threat to the security of the                                           institution

                                 l. None of the following may be included or attached: i. Address labels ii. Stickers                                        iii. Homemade cards iv. Musical cards v. Non-white envelopes or paper vi.                                                    Paintings vii. Tracing paper viii. Pages from coloring books ix. Drawings in                                                colored ink, marker, crayon or glitter x. Raised decorations xi. Paint or the use of                                      white out, glue or any other liquid form.

6. Pictures are the only enclosures permitted to be mailed to inmates.

                                a. Each inmate is allowed up to 10 photographs per package, but these MUST be                                            printed on photo paper

                                b. Printouts from the internet, colored pages, and provocative material (i) are not                                          permitted and will be destroyed i. Provocative is generally defined as follows:                                            “Causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction” or “arousing sexual                                              desire or interest.”

7. Return to Sender Items:

                                a. Legal Mail & Money Orders (Not sent to: 140 County Jail Drive, Charlotte, TN                                               37036).

                                b. Certified mail requiring inmate signature. c. Mail with postage due.


Combined Public Communication (CPC) is the vendor for the following:

To add funds to an inmates phone account, to schedule video visitation, or to add funds to an inmate's texting account, please visit

3 Easy Steps!

1. Create an account on
2. Download t
he InmateSales app.
3. Add a method of payment.

Call Rates:

Direct Pay & PIN Debit Rates

Local Calls $0.14/minute + taxes

Toll Calls & Long Distance In State $0.20/minute + taxes

Long Distance Out of State $0.20/minute + taxes

For CPC Customer Service for Friends/Family: 866-340-7879

Any funds being added for vapors must be submitted by 2pm on Wednesday. Any funds added after that time will go towards the next weeks order.

TBE Commissary-Beazo Distribution

Commissary orders can be placed by 11:59 pm on Wednesday. It will be passed out on Saturday every week. Holidays may affect the commissary delivery days/times. 

Cash will be counted in the presence of the inmate at time of intake, placed in kiosk and receipted to the inmate commissary account. NO OTHER TIME WILL MONEY BE HANDLED BY STAFF.

Depositors are encouraged to use our system from the convenience of their home by visiting or calling the automated deposit line at: 1-855-836-3364





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