All correspondence will be via the United States Postal Service, commonly known as snail mail.

(note: some inmates now may have access to email/secure messaging services).

It can be a lot of fun communicating with these male and female inmates.

The already suspicious man, who knew the 109th Precinct is actually in Queens, then changed his phone number and filed a police report.

“We are determined to put an end to these types of disgraceful schemes that prey on people's potential embarrassment and unfamiliarity with the legal system,” said Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez.

This will open up a page of small photos, listing their name and what state they are from.

Click on this photo and their personal ad will open. When you find a prisoner you would like to correspond with, simply write directly to them using the mailing address listed under the photo in their ad. Keep in mind that all the information you see is provided by the prisoners themselves.

While you correspond with the male or female inmates, you will learn a lot about each other.

You can meet that special prison pen pal who may have the same interests as you do.

We do not guarantee the accuracy of this information.

You can look up basic information on most of these male and female inmates by going to our inmate locator and clicking on the sta Writing an inmate for the first time can be intimidating at first, we recommend that your first letter be kept short, include a brief description of yourself, your interests and hobbies, and maybe a photo of yourself.

But once I took a step back from things, I learned a lot, namely that if I was scared about being alone all of the time, I would only attract the wrong types.'And so, Ms Yeung took up a new hobby: swing dancing.'I started swing dancing in order to do something for myself and it breathed a whole lease of life into my social life,' she said.'By the time I went back to Internet dating and apps like Tinder and Happn in 2015, I was in a much better place personally.''Don't look for someone to rescue you, and stop thinking there's a hero out who will come and whisk you away,' she said.'You have to be your own hero and focus on what you are, in order to attract the right kind of person.'Lots of 30-somethings carry around this negative feeling about a lack of good guys.

Lose it as that negative feeling is fighting against the very thing that you want.'Ms Yeung said it's also important to learn to deal with your own anxieties before you go on a date, as men will pick up on your bad feelings otherwise.'Don't put pressure on every date that that guy must be "the one",' she said.'Focus on resetting your own mind because it's your mindset that influences the events that shape your life.

This site is designed to quickly and easily connect you with inmates whose backgrounds and interests may inspire you to pick up a pen and become pen pals with them.