Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Visitor Information & Inmate Locator- Prison Path

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

415 U.S. Highway 49 North, Tutwiler, Mississippi 38963

Phone :
662-345-6567
Website :
Inmate Locator :

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Visiting Information:

At all times while on the grounds of the Mississippi Department of Corrections a visitor is subject to search of his person, vehicle, personal property, or any/all items one may have in his possession. Guns, knives, ammunition, alcohol, drugs, weapons, or any instrument or tool that may be used as a weapon, or any other items declared by the institution to be contraband are strictly forbidden. Contraband will be confiscated and violators will be prosecuted.

Visitors are required to park their vehicles in the designated parking area.

Visitors are prohibited from taking personal property or articles of any kind into the institution, with the following exceptions:

1. Visitors may have a maximum of $20 in coin. Visitors seeing RID facility will not be allowed to have any money. A change machine is provided as a courtesy to those visitors wishing to use the vending machines in the visiting rooms. The change machines are located in the entrance buildings at Area-I, Area-II, and Area-III.

2. All paper currency must be converted to coin prior to admission to the visiting room. Any visitors found with paper currency in their possession in the visiting room will have their visit terminated and may be subject to suspension of future visiting privileges.

3. Visitors with infants may have one diaper bag with up to two diapers, and one bottle, one change of baby clothes, and any necessary medications for the infant. All diaper bags will be thoroughly searched. Visitors may use a clear see-through diaper bag to make for easier searches.

4. Visitors who are on any kind of prescribed medication may have the necessary dosage in their possession. However, all prescribed medicine must be kept at the front desk.

5. All other articles and/or items of any kind are prohibited. Cameras, cell phone cameras, or any type of recording devices are not allowed on the grounds of the South Mississippi Correctional Institution. Visitors must leave beepers, wallets, purses, handbags, change purses, and all other non-allowable items locked in one of the visitor lockers provided in the entrance building for Area I or lock them in their vehicles.

The visitation rooms are designated as non-smoking areas.

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal possessions belonging to visitors while they are in or on the grounds of the institution.

Visitors will only be permitted to visit one offender unless they are related (immediate family) to another offender. Visitors who claim immediate family relationship to an offender may be required to provide verifiable proof of relationship.

Visitors under the age of eighteen (18) may visit, but must have on file with the institution the written permission of their parent or guardian. MINORS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

All visitors fourteen (14) years of age and older must have photographic identification

Visitors who claim to be the spouse of an offender must provide a valid certified copy of their marriage license, as well as the location where the marriage took place (state, county, city); name of the church, courthouse, etc., where the ceremony was performed; and if possible the name of the person who performed the ceremony.

Persons on probation, parole, or other forms of conditional release will not be permitted to visit an offender unless a verifiable family relationship can be established, and then only with the written approval of the Superintendent.

No more than five (5) persons (including babies/children) will be permitted to visit an offender at one time.

VISITING HOURS

General Population Units – Saturday or Sunday, 0800 – 1400 hours. Each unit has its own assigned visitation days.

Special Treatment Units (STU) – First Saturday or Third Sunday, 1600 – 1700 hours.

· Maximum Security (“C” Custody) – 1st Saturday and 3rd Sunday from 1600 – 1700 hours. “C” Custody offenders will be restricted to non-contact visits only. Visits must be limited to two hours and prearranged by appointment.

· Maximum Security (“D” Custody) – Except for attorney visits, offenders in “D” Custody will receive NO visitors.

· Because of space limitation, persons visiting STU offenders are limited to no more than two adults and one child or one adult and two children at a time.

· Punitive Isolation – Punitive isolation offenders are not permitted to receive visits.

RID offenders - 0800 – 1200 hours. 1 & 2 Phase offenders visit on the 1st and 3rd Saturday, 3 & 4 Phase offenders visit on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month.

Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility Additional information:

Inmate Telephones 




The Mississippi Department of Corrections previous inmate telephone service provider, AT&T’s National Public Markets Division,    was acquired by Global Tel* Link on June 2, 2006.  As a result, telephone services offered to inmates housed in a state operated facility  will now be provided by Global Tel* Link. 


If you are experiencing problems relating to an inmate/customer telephone please contact Global Tel Link’s customer service center at   1-877-650-4249 for account information or billing inquiries. An automated system for our Advancepay prepaid service is available 24   hours a day, to create an account, make a credit card payment and check an account balance at 1-800-483-8314.  Business hours are   Monday thru Friday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Standard Time.   


 For additional concerns relating to inmate telephones, please contact the appropriate respective MDOC facility: 




  • For central Mississippi contact the MDOC/CMCF inmate telephone administrator at (601) 932-2880 extension 6729

  • For south Mississippi contact the MDOC/SMCI inmate telephone administrator at (601) 394-5600 extension 1018

  • For north Mississippi contact the MDOC/MSP inmate telephone administrator at (662) 745-6611 extension 4160



 

 

CONJUGAL VISITS:

Conjugal visits are offered to inmates under the care of MDOC. However, there are strict guidelines and procedures. Conjugal visits are only allowed to eligible legally married inmates (married is defined as the union of a man and a woman). The spouse of the inmate must provide proof of marriage. Common law marriages are not considered legal marriages as defined by MDOC, and therefore do not qualify for conjugal visit privileges.

Inmates that qualify for conjugal visits are those that are "A" or "B" custody (minimum custody levels) and maintain an acceptable level of good behavior. In addition, eligible inmates cannot have a rule violation report (a report that is written after a rule is broken such as fighting, swearing, etc.) in the last 6 months.

Inmates that are identified to be at risk of transmitting HIV or any other sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gonorrhea, etc.) to a non-infected person are not eligible for conjugal visits. Inmates are given one hour for a conjugal visit and provided with the following items: soap, condoms, tissue, sheets, pillowcase, face towel and a bath towel. The inmate and spouse are searched before and after each visit for security reasons.

Commissary Items

State inmates are provided an opportunity to purchase limited hygiene, food, and other personal items through canteens at each prison. The privilege of purchasing items is based on an inmate's behavior and custody. Quarterly the Mississippi Department of Corrections reviews and modifies items placed on the canteen order form for purchase.

Duration:

No time limit unless space availability is limited.

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47 Responses to Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility

  1. Cedneesha November 7, 2012 at 2:07 am #

    I’ve been looking for the mailing address to write inmate Omar s. Omar an cannot find it anywhere please help I just found out he moved from oklahoma to mississippi and I currently moved so we both dont have a way to get on contact

    • PrisonPath November 7, 2012 at 2:51 am #

      Hi,

      Unfortunately, we were not successful in locating your inmate.Do we have the correct name—Omar S. Omar. We checked Oklahoma and Mississippi.

  2. Lynn January 12, 2013 at 2:07 am #

    Do you make appointments on the weekend? What is the best number to call to make reservation.

    • PrisonPath January 12, 2013 at 4:37 pm #

      Hi Lynn,

      Visitation is scheduled every weekend unless emergency locked down. To visit, you need to be on the visitor’s list.

  3. Christian January 21, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    I need to know dress code

    • PrisonPath January 22, 2013 at 9:48 pm #

      Hi Christian,

      If you are asking about the dress code for visitation, just click the link for the prison’s web site and go to the visitation section.

    • teresa May 27, 2013 at 1:13 pm #

      western uion is down right now,how can i send money another way?

      • PrisonPath May 27, 2013 at 3:55 pm #

        Hi Teresa,

        Please note the following information:

        Toll Free Phone Deposits – 866-345-1884

        ü Bi-Lingual Call Center Staff

        ü Accepts MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards

        ü Fees as low as $4.95

        ü Deposits allowed up to $300

        Internet Deposits – http://www.inmatedeposits.com

        ü 24/7 Availability

        ü Accepts MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards

        ü Fees as low as $3.95

        ü Deposits allowed up to $300

        In order to make a deposit using our secure website, you will need to create a profile on your first visit and have an active email address. Once you are registered, your deposit history and inmate recipient list will be saved for your convenience.

        • Cristina June 3, 2013 at 9:13 am #

          For dress code for female as far as jeans any color that we can’t wear? And what kind of outfits do you mostly see females wear during the months of June-July..as at as shoes can we wear sandals? Flats(that are coverd) or just sneakers like Nike. Looking to go out to tccf within the next couple months.!!! And as far as bringing money in..how much can we bring each day and do we bring it in quarters? And is there any picture taking in the prison? And are we allowed to sit next to the inmates or across the table? Please help me.! Thank you

          • PrisonPath June 3, 2013 at 3:45 pm #

            Hi Cristina,

            Please note the following information–For other questions about dress code, we recommend calling the facility.

            Dress Code for Female Visitors:

            Shorts at knee level or below

            No hip huggers, cut-offs, jogging shorts or biking shorts

            Skirts and dresses shall not be above the knee

            Slits shall not extend above the knee when seated

            No see through clothing

            No tank tops or bare midriffs or sleeveless tops

            Shoes must be worn (no house or shower shoes)

            Underwear and bra must be worn

            Hats, caps and bandanas will not be permitted

            No jewelry except wedding ring, religious medallion, and a

            medical alert bracelet

            Dress code applies to children also.

            Visitors departing units are not allowed to bring anything from units except canteen purchases.

  4. leticia February 17, 2013 at 6:58 pm #

    Hi i need to know a city code to send money.thank you.

    • PrisonPath February 17, 2013 at 7:18 pm #

      Hi Leticia,

      The mailing address is located on the top of this page. Please note the following requirements for mailing an inmate.

      All incoming mail must be addressed as:

      Inmate Name & MDOC Number

      Current Housing Unit

      Institution/Facility Name

      Institution/Facility Address

      City, State, ZIP

      and must include a return address with the following information:

      Senders Name

      Current Address

      City, State, ZIP

    • MsDeinse May 25, 2013 at 3:03 pm #

      hello,
      I’m planning to come and visit my family member in your facility, I’m coming from out of state ( California), last I visited , the visiting hours were Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. are those times and dates are still affect? also how much in advance do I need to reserve an appointment?

      thank you

      • PrisonPath May 26, 2013 at 12:03 am #

        Hi Ms. Deinse,

        For information about visitation,click this link.

        For information about survival for an inmate, click this link.

  5. kathy March 25, 2013 at 3:51 pm #

    what is the dress code for visitors?

    • PrisonPath March 25, 2013 at 4:11 pm #

      Hi Kathy,

      Please note the following rules regarding dress code:

      Dress Code for Male Visitors:

      Shirts must be worn

      No tank tops or bare midriffs or sleeveless tops

      Shorts may not be above the knee

      No cut-off shorts, jogging shorts, or biking shorts

      Shoes must be worn (no house or shower shoes)

      Under wear must be worn

      No paints pulled below the hip line

      No hats or head covering of any kind

      Hats, caps and bandanas will not be permitted

      medical alert bracelet

      Dress Code for Female Visitors:

      Shorts at knee level or below

      No hip huggers, cut-offs, jogging shorts or biking shorts

      Skirts and dresses shall not be above the knee

      Slits shall not extend above the knee when seated

      No see through clothing

      No tank tops or bare midriffs or sleeveless tops

      Shoes must be worn (no house or shower shoes)

      Underwear and bra must be worn

      Hats, caps and bandanas will not be permitted

      No jewelry except wedding ring, religious medallion, and a

      medical alert bracelet

      Dress code applies to children also.

      Visitors departing units are not allowed to bring anything from units except canteen purchases.

  6. Anonymous April 20, 2013 at 2:30 am #

    I’m looking for Rashad Vaca,
    One web site found him and located him at your prison but your site says he isn’t there. I am trying to mail him a letter. Is he in your facility?

    • PrisonPath April 20, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

      HI,

      We are doing maintenance on our site this week. You can call the facility to confirm.

  7. maria April 28, 2013 at 6:25 am #

    Dose this prison have family visits??

    • PrisonPath April 28, 2013 at 1:04 pm #

      Hi Maria,

      please note the following information about visitation. For additional information, call the facility. Click this link for information
      on prison life and culture.

      What is the policy on visitation?

      Contact the facility where the offender is housed for visitation information. Click on MDOC Quick Reference for Facilities For facility contact information. For inmates housed at MSP, SMCI or CMCF, click on Inmate Family Information / Visitation for further information. Return

      Can I take snacks or other items to an inmate when I visit?

      No. Each facility allows the purchase of snack bags from the canteen or vending machine. Return

      Is there a minimum age for visitors?

      No. However, all visitors age fourteen (14) and older must be on the inmate’s visiting list, be pre-screened and approved for visitation. A state or federal issued ID must be presented at time of visitation. Return

  8. Chelsea May 2, 2013 at 3:18 am #

    Does this prison allow conjugal visits? I can’t find any information on any of the california out-of-state correctional facility programs and whether they’ve got conjugal visits

    • PrisonPath May 2, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

      Hi Chelsea,

      We recommend contacting the facility for information about visitation. The telephone number is listed on this prison page.

  9. Lynn June 8, 2013 at 9:43 pm #

    What’s the closest airport located by the facility.

    • PrisonPath June 8, 2013 at 11:57 pm #

      Hi Lynn,

      The closest major airport is 85 miles– Memphis International Airport. You may want to call the facility to see if there is a local airport that may serve your needs.

  10. Anon July 10, 2013 at 7:09 pm #

    Hi , I’m trying to figure out how to find an inmate by the name of Albert Paul Perez . How do I get in contact with this person ?

    • PrisonPath July 10, 2013 at 7:37 pm #

      Hi Anon,

      Try our inmate locator on this prison page as well as the inmate locator’s on the home page.

  11. yanza July 12, 2013 at 7:16 pm #

    hi,i want to visit my boyfriend his in Mississippi prison and i live in los Angeles i would like to know the prices for travel nearest hotel,rental car,and how my roundtrip ticket will be please help

    • PrisonPath July 12, 2013 at 10:15 pm #

      Hi Yanza,

      Your multiple questions would require time to help plan your trip. If you want our help, click this page.

  12. lynn August 13, 2013 at 5:12 pm #

    I’m visiting from California do I need to call to schedule a visit prior to visiting .

    • PrisonPath August 13, 2013 at 6:06 pm #

      Hi Lynn,

      For information about visitation, click this link.
      We highly recommend calling the facility to confirm information before visiting.

      For information about prison life, click this link.

  13. nina August 16, 2013 at 11:18 pm #

    I’m coming from out of state do I have to have appointment to visit inmate and also how do I check if I got approved to visit

    • PrisonPath August 17, 2013 at 2:43 pm #

      Hi Nina,

      Please note the following information.For detailed information about visitation at Tallahatchie County Correctional facility, click this link.
      For information about prison life, click this link.

      Medium & Minimum Custody Offenders – Saturday or Sunday, 0900 – 1400 hours. Each unit has its own assigned visitation days.

      Special Treatment Units –

      Protective Custody Offenders – Minimum Custody – every Monday, (except 5th)

      Medium Custody – 2nd & 4th Monday; Closed Custody – 3rd Monday.

      Closed Custody Offenders – Unit 29 – 3rd or 4th Tuesday & 3rd or 4th Wednesday. (Please contact MSP Visitation Department for further information).

      Closed Custody Offenders – Unit 32 – Alpha Building – 2nd Tuesday, Bravo Building – 1st Wednesday

      Closed Custody General Population: Unit 29 -2nd Tuesday monthly; Unit 32–4th Tuesday

      Behavior Management Program – NO VISITS

      Death Row Offenders – 1st & 3rd Tuesday

      Long-Term Administrative Segregation Status – One (1) hour non-contact visit on the 2nd Monday in the last month of each quarter with any approved visitor on their visitation list.

  14. marie September 4, 2013 at 5:04 am #

    Is this the right way to address an envelope to an inmate:
    Name doc#
    Tccf 415 US HWY 49 North
    Tutwiler MS 38963
    can i also send 10 pictures a letter and a birthday card or do i need to separate it into two envelopes?

    • PrisonPath September 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm #

      Hi Maria,

      Please note the following information about mailing an inmate at Tallahatchie CountyCorrectional Facility:

      All incoming mail must be addressed as:

      Inmate Name & MDOC Number

      Current Housing Unit

      Institution/Facility Name

      Institution/Facility Address

      City, State, ZIP

      and must include a return address with the following information:

      Senders Name

      Current Address

      City, State, ZIP

      Inmates may send and receive mail with exceptions. Exceptions include, but are not limited to:

      Polaroid photos

      Nude or explicitly sexual photos

      Metal, glass, hard plastics or wooden items

      Money orders, receipts of money orders or copies of money orders

      Packages

      Cassette/Video tapes/CD’s

      Hardback Books

      Food items/hygiene/medical items

      Writing material, including stamps, must be purchased from Canteen

      Sexually explicit material is subject to rejection

      All mail received must be received in a legal or letter envelope.

      All incoming and outgoing mail shall be censored only if there is possible evidence of contraband, plans for criminal activity, instructions for the manufacture of weapons, drug, or drug paraphernalia, or alcoholic beverages, threatened blackmail or extortion, coded content not understood by the reader, or plans for activities in violation of MDOC rules.
      From PrisonPath: For information about prison life, click this link.

  15. Una G November 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm #

    I was informed that the calling process for inmates is through prepaid calling cards. How can I purchase these cards for my son to be able to call home?

    • PrisonPath November 23, 2013 at 1:18 pm #

      Hi Una,

      Please review our information about telephone calling inmates on our prison page for Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility. For information about prison life, read the 25 Rules.

  16. Perla January 2, 2014 at 5:10 am #

    do you offer conjugal visits? If yes how soon after you get married?

    • PrisonPath January 2, 2014 at 3:11 pm #

      Hi Peria,

      Please review the information added to this prison page about conjugal visits.

  17. anna January 25, 2014 at 3:12 am #

    Are you allowed to get married in tccf like in other prisons ? and if so how is that possible ?

    • PrisonPath January 25, 2014 at 6:37 pm #

      Hi Anna,

      For any questions about marriage in prison, we recommend contacting the prison chaplain for information.

      • Bella Sc February 10, 2014 at 2:30 am #

        Hi thank you for the reply I have a question are we allowed to send coffee to an inmate at tallahatchie ? please let me know thank you.

        • PrisonPath February 10, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

          Hi Bella

          You cannot send food directly to an inmate. You can deposit funds into his account, so that the inmate can purchase items from the prison commissary. For information on items and prices, click commissary..
          For information about prison life, read the 25 Rules.

          • bella February 25, 2014 at 11:07 pm #

            hi thank you for the response do you know if i could send an inmate religious books ? and bible’s ? or brochures ? please let me know if you can thank you.

          • PrisonPath February 26, 2014 at 2:27 am #

            Hi Bella,

            All books including bibles have to be shipped directly from the seller. You cannot ship the books.

          • Bella Sc February 28, 2014 at 8:29 pm #

            Hi sorry to bother so much hope you dont mind I would like to know if I could send a pair of shoes to someone in tallahatchie correctional facility ? or maybe through a seller ? please let me know if you can thank you.

  18. cinnamon sims February 3, 2014 at 6:21 pm #

    I have completed the marriage packet and there is a new chaplain now who has it. I have been having difficulty trying to communicate with someone about when I am getting married and when the ceremony is. The date is from last year of when the approved list are and when the ceremony is being performed. I understand its March and Sept. Please let me know when the dates are for March of this year. I have no been able to get an answer from anyone since there is new chaplin. thank you

  19. Ash August 9, 2014 at 11:18 am #

    What is the “city code” for this prison to send money thru western union? Thanks.

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