Communication and Commissary Information

Visitation/Electronic Messaging/Phones connects family and friends with inmates, prisoners, and detainees in correctional institutions through an easy-to-use online communications system. When using, you can connect in just minutes and correspond every day in near real-time instant communication with your loved ones. Sign up and connect now; it's quick, easy, and free to sign up!


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Inmate Mail

Effective June 1, 2023, inmate postal mail must be sent to the following address: 


Smart Communications / Garland Co. Det. Ctr.

Adam Smith #123456 (example inmate)

PO Box 9141

Seminole, FL 33775-9141  


Any mail received at the facility after June 1, 2023, will be returned to the sender.


The inmates’ name and booking/ID number must be clearly printed on the outside of the envelope or postcard to ensure the mail is posted to the current account. 


All regular inmate postal mail (postcards, letters, greeting cards, etc.) will be scanned into the system and available to the inmates to view their postal mail via the kiosks. 


Friends and Family members are encouraged to subscribe to MailGuard Tracker.  Sign up for a free account and view delivery status, receive notifications if your mail is rejected, and download copies of mail that has been received and processed.


Upon release, inmates can log in to the public website at and enter their inmate number and password to download their photos, messages, and postal mail for FREE!