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Telmate Volunteers Teach Kids to Code at San Francisco Boys & Girls Club

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Here at Telmate we just finished running our first-ever, Coding Workshop for Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco. The workshop is a volunteer-led group of eleven developers, QA, and data analysts that was set up to teach coding classes to the club’s middle school kids during the last few weeks […]

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Dismas Announces Adoption of Telmate Guardian, Smartphone-based GPS Monitoring for All Re-Entry Centers

LOUISVILLE, KY – AUGUST 24, 2017 Corrections technology leader Telmate, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Tel*Link Corporation, announced today Dismas Charities, Inc.’s adoption of Telmate Guardian – a technically advanced, low-cost, smartphone-based, GPS monitoring solution – for their re-entry residents. Telmate Guardian provides a secure and easy way to monitor more individuals and maintain a documented record of accountability through the use […]

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Pasco Inmates Get Tablet Access For Education, Mental Health

AUGUST 21, 2017 LAND O LAKES, FL –In the veterans and faith-based pod at the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center, inmate and Army veteran Christopher Murgatroyd, 31, scrolls through the Kahn Academy app on a Google Nexus 7 tablet. He’s been glued to the history lessons through the Kahn Academy app since getting access to […]

Telmate Heroes

Livingston Parish Corrections Administrator Uses Innovation and Technology to Keep Detention Center Running Smoothly, Securely JULY 2017 LIVINGSTON, LA – Today Telmate, a leader in inmate communications, recognizes Administrative Assistant, Kim Plauche of the Livingston Parish Detention Center, as the Telmate Heroes Award recipient for Summer 2017. The Telmate Heroes Award recognizes exemplary performance in the field of law enforcement and corrections, combined […]

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[FROM TELMATE] GTL Acquires Telmate, a Leading Provider of Secure Corrections Solutions and Community Corrections and Probation, Parole Applications

AUGUST 1, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today Telmate, a leader in correctional technology, announced its acquisition by GTL, a leader in the fields of inmate communications and government payment services. “My business partner Richard Torgersrud and I, have worked for the last 11+ years to build the most reliable, innovative, and secure technology solutions in the corrections […]

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[FROM GTL] GTL Acquires Telmate, a Leading Provider of Secure Corrections Solutions and Community Corrections and Probation, Parole Applications

Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 1, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced the acquisition of Telmate, a leading provider of secure corrections and community corrections solutions including inmate telephone service, tablets, visitation, messaging, education and entertainment content, corrections applications, investigative […]

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Providing inmates with tablets keeps jails safer, officials say

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. — Walker County is the first in the state to provide inmates with mobile tablets. Officials say the technology is keeping the jail safer for inmates, staff, and the community. Better behavior, more family interaction, intercepted contraband. Those are just some of the ways Walker County Jail officials say mobile tablets are improving […]

Telmate Heroes

Imperial County Corrections Corporal Earns Telmate Hero Award for Excellence in Technology Innovation MAY 12, 2017 IMPERIAL COUNTY, EL CENTRO, CA – Today Telmate, a leader in inmate communications, recognizes Corporal Juan Carlos Galindo of the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office as the Telmate Heroes Award recipient for Spring, 2017. The Telmate Heroes Award recognizes exemplary […]

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Tablets Used By Inmates To Visit With Loved Ones (KTTS News)

MAY 9, 2017, KTTS NEWS – Greene County Jail is our first customer to launch video visitation on tablets. The innovative system helps inmates connect with their friends and family and also helps improve staff efficiencies so they can focus more on safety and control. To learn more, watch the video broadcast here:

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Innovative Video Visitation System Helps Inmates at the Greene County Justice Center Connect with Friends and Family; New System Also Increases Facility Security and Efficiencies

MAY 9, 2017 GREENE COUNTY (SPRINGFIELD), MO – Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott announced the Greene County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with inmate communications leader Telmate to launch its new inmate video visit solution. Video visits make it more convenient for friends and family to connect, while helping facilities increase operational efficiencies and eliminate security […]

Telmate Fallen Heroes
Telmate Honors Beloved St. Louis County Police Officer

APRIL 26, 2017 – On April 12th, Telmate honored the memory of St. Louis County police officer Blake Snyder who fell in the line of duty on October 6, 2016. As part of the company’s community outreach program called “Telmate Fallen Heroes,” Telmate donated an undisclosed amount to the St. Louis County Police Welfare Association. […]

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Polk County inmates can watch movies, play games, and access certain websites on new tablets

Roger Bretz Jr. sat tapping on a tablet Friday morning inside the Polk County Jail, quietly passing the time playing a car racing video game. Between his shifts in the jail kitchen, Bretz, 55, pays 5 cents a minute to use one of the six tablets available to the 64 inmates living in his cell […]

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