Can I bring an inmate / detainee some religious materials?

The St. Charles County Department of Corrections (SCCDOC) recognizes the importance that religion may hold in any person’s life and encourages, within safety and security limitations, anything that may help an inmate during his/her incarceration. As such, the SCCDOC offers a variety of religious reading materials that can be checked out by the inmates /detainees.

Each inmate / detainee is authorized to have 1 Bible (or equivalent religious book for their religion upon approval of the Director of Corrections for the SCCDOC).

Religious materials cannot be dropped off, but can be mailed in directly from a book distributor (i.e. Barnes & Noble). We will not accept books mailed from Amazon. Hard back books are not allowed and must not have any sticky notes or page markers.

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1. What happens during the booking process?
2. How does an inmate find out more about the courts or jail processes?
3. Can I bring an inmate / detainee some religious materials?
4. How can I retrieve an inmate’s / detainee’s property?
5. What happens when an inmate is transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections?
6. How can I learn more about the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)?
7. How do I find out if someone is currently incarcerated at your facility?
8. How do I find out about a court date?
9. How do I visit and contact the Police Department?
10. Can I get a Special Visit with an inmate?
11. How do I get my fingerprints taken for court?