[B][CENTER]MAINE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION MAIL GUIDELINES.
THIS INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED FROM
THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION'S WEBSITE.
[COLOR=royalblue]It is important that there be constructive correspondence between prisoners and their families and others as a means to maintain ties with the community. Each facility shall provide prisoners with the means to engage in such correspondence.[/COLOR]
[COLOR=royalblue]Each facility shall maintain practices to inspect, read, and restrict prisoner mail as necessary to prevent the introduction of contraband, ensure the safety of prisoners, staff, and others, ensure security, maintain orderly management of the facility, enforce facility rules, and prevent criminal activity. [/COLOR]
[COLOR=royalblue]This policy and procedures shall be reviewed annually and updated as necessary.[/COLOR]