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Video visitation debuts at Bonner County, ID Jail (Bonner County Daily Bee)

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 […]

Flagstaff Jail Switchs to Remote Video System

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 […]