Mississippi State Penitentiary

Mississippi State Penitentiary Mississippi

Mississippi State Penitentiary

Physical Address:
Mississippi State Penitentiary
590 Parchman Road 12
Parchman, MS 38738-3099

Administrator:  Emmitt L. Sparkman

(662) 745-6611

Inmate Mailing Address:
Inmate Name, ID Number
Current Housing (if known)
Mississippi State Penitentiary
Post Office Box 1057
Parchman, MS  38738

Mississippi State Penitentiary Inmate Mail

Inmates may receive letters and photos (no polaroids are allowed).  Include the inmates name and ID number as the mailing address above shows.  Be sure you do not mark the envelope or letter in any way, lipstick, perfume, crayon art, stickers, drawings or markings of any kind will result in the correspondence being returned.  DO NOT SEND STAMPS.  Inmates may also receive New paperback books, magazines, newspapers or other printed matter mailed directly from Amazon.com: (Be sure to include the inmate name and ID number and send to the inmate mailing address above).  Always contact the institution to verify the items you are allowed to send, as rules and regulations change yearly.

Sending Money to an inmate in Mississipp

Family and friends of an inmate may send money to an inmate online using a credit or debit card.  Do not send money orders to an inmate in Missississi as all funds must be sent electronically.  Friends and family can send money through Western Union Quick Collect™

Send money to an inmate online using a bank account through Western Union Quick Collect.

Quick Collect Information
Pay To:  MDOC
Code City, State:  MDOC, MS
Account Number:  Inmate’s ID# and last name
Attention:  Inmate’s first and last name

Visiting an Inmate at Mississippi State Penitentiary

The Mississippi department of correction encourages family and friends who have positive influences and serve as good role models to communicate and visit with an inmate. This can help the inmate reintegrate with society when they are released.

Visiting Hours are as follows:

No visiting information exists for this facility, check the comments below, or comment and let others know the visiting hours for this institution.

For more information on visitation or answers to any questions you may have read the Inmate Visitation section on the Mississippi Department of corrections website here or contact the institution directly at the telephone number above.

How to do an inmate search in Mississippi

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email contact address

Dear Sir,

My name is Anne Hooker and I work in a maximum security prison in Melbourne Australia. I am trying to locate the email contact address for the Mississippi State Penitentiary as we are interested in talking to them about the management of Mentally Challenged Prisoners. Would you please advise how we can get hold of this email address or how we can contact them?


Anne Hooker

Youth Development officer

Port Phillip Prison

a former inmate who knows the mississippi system

they send all the mentally ill inmate to east Meridian in Meridian MS its a private prison

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You can e-mail Earnest Lee,

You can e-mail Earnest Lee, Superintendent at elee@mdoc.state.ms.us
Mississippi State Penitentiary
Post Office Box 1057 - Hwy 49 West
Parchman, MS  38738
(662) 745-6611

email contact address

Hi I am trying to contact this prison to find out more about their unit that is for Mentally Challenged prisoners. Would you have an email address for the prison?



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