The Yellowstone County Detention Facility in Montana recently implemented a system that allows loved ones to see inmates without ever leaving their home.
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SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In honor of the holiday season and the New Year, Telmate is offering inmates two free phone calls and one free remote video visit in the facilities for which it provides voice and video communications services. This adds up to over 2.5 million minutes of free phone calling time, and is the […]
Telmate video visitation piece begins about 3:33 into the video below.
SANDPOINT — Video visitation is replacing traditional inmate visitation at the Bonner County Jail. The newly installed Telmate system at the jail is expected to cut down on staff costs and paperwork, broaden opportunities for people to communicate with an incarcerated loved one and generate revenue, according to Sheriff Daryl Wheeler. The jail’s visitation schedules […]
BOISE — An expanded Internet program at the Ada County Jail has inmates eager to go online, and it’s expected to make money for the county while improving visitation services. View Full Article
MEDFORD, Ore. — A series of telephone calls between two friends and text messages led investigators to arrest Alan Leroy McVay on accusations he bombed the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office the morning of Nov. 13. Full Article on KGU.com
“You could be having a bad day and then look and see you have a message and it says, ‘I love you. Hi. I hope you’re doing okay. Keep your head up,’ and that just makes your whole day or your whole week.” For inmates like Nichole Odell, contact with friends and family can be […]
Coconino County, AZ – The Coconino County Jail is introducing technology that will make visitation more convenient and safe. Telmate is a type of virtual face-to-face communication for inmates and their visitors.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – The Coconino County Detention Facility has switched to a remote video system for people visiting inmates. The Skype-like system allows friends, family members and attorneys to converse with inmates from anywhere in the world as long as they have a Telmate account and the required hardware, software and Internet connection. There […]