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Old 05-15-2017, 02:41 PM
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Default What can I take when I self surrender?

Have been sentenced just waiting now to find out which facility I will go to am hoping Bryan TX.but don't know what all I can bring with me if anything.any advice
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When an inmate voluntarily surrenders to Bureau custody he or she will be permitted to retain
only the following items:
■ Plain wedding band (no stones or intricate markings).
■ Earrings for females only (no stones) with a declared value of less than $100.
■ Medical or orthopedic devices.
■ Legal documents.
■ Social Security card and other forms of identification (driver’s license, passport, etc.) to be retained in the Inmate Central File until the inmate’s release.
■ Religious items approved by the Warden as long as they do not present a threat to the security
of the institution (religious medallions and chains must have a declared value of less than $100, male or female).
■ Prescription glasses.
The institution will only pay for the shipping costs of clothing the inmate wears upon initial commitment – pants, shirt, underwear, shoes, coat, etc.
All other property will be rejected and shipped to the inmate s home at the inmates expense.
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Old 05-16-2017, 05:53 AM
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If you have someone outside of the prison system to safeguard identification documents, consider doing that. The bop policy was to order copies of social security cards which were supposed to be handed over as part of the inmate's release package, but mine disappeared and was never found again.
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