Suffolk County Sheriffs Department
The Suffolk County Sheriffs Department in Suffolk County serves the city of Boston and other smaller towns in Suffolk. The address of record for Suffolk County Sheriffs Department is 200 Nashua St. This is located in Boston, MA, 02114-1102, a city in Suffolk. Always call the jail to verify that an inmate is at that location and can receive visitors before traveling.
Calling inmates can be costly. Some prisons charge inmates up to $14 a minute for long-distance calls. To avoid these fees, set up a local phone number that rings at your phone number(s) no matter where you live. Securtel.com can provide local numbers that won't have to pay any extra for long distance. You can reach them at inmate calls
. To send mail to an inmate you can visit send postcards
. Call your inmate to get details about mail, visitation and approved prison call times. Each type of facility in MA will have its own rules. Your loved one will generally always know the rules for that facility.
Prison is expensive. Phone calls are the most costly, especially without a local number, But also items an inmate needs like soap, envelopes and stamps will all cost money. So the first thing to do is ensure phone calls are economical so you can discuss a budget.
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