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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
CORPORAL JUAN CARLOS GALINDO

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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Telmate Repeats as Diamond Sponsor for Annual Indiana Sheriffs’ Association’s Spring Conference

MARCH 11, 2017 – The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) today announced their second year and continued partnership with Telmate as their Diamond Sponsor in support of the annual Indiana Sheriffs’ Association’s Spring Conference. The conference will be held on March 24-26,2017 at the Hilton Garden INN Convention Center. Telmate is a leader in the world […]

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Indiana’s inmates could soon have access to tablets (ABC)

MARCH 21, 2017, ABC57 NEWS – Indiana Department of Corrections could be amongst the ranks of the most forward thinking DOCs in the U.S. They plan to make tablets accessible to 100% of their population. Thanks to our customer, Oregon DOC, for paving the way. To learn more, watch the video broadcast here: Watch the full story here.

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Why every Indiana inmate could soon have a tablet (USA Today)

MARCH 20, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS — A plan to put a tablet in every Indiana inmate’s hands could help offenders stay connected with their families and improve their education, which are important ways to keep them from returning to prison. But the plan is also raising questions about fairness. Could a technology company providing specialized tablets made for prison environments take […]

Telmate Heroes
INVESTIGATOR BRUCE WATERMAN

Greene County Investigator Earns Telmate Hero Award for Technology Innovation MARCH 8, 2017 GREENE COUNTY (SPRINGFIELD), MO –  Today Telmate, a leader in inmate communications, recognizes Prosecutor Investigator Bruce Waterman of the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office and as the company’s first Telmate Heroes Award recipient for 2017. The Telmate Heroes Award recognizes exemplary performance in […]

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These inmates get access to tablets. They’re using them to reconnect to society.

On February 24, 2017, Circa covered the inmate wireless Telmate Tablets at the Albany County Correctional Facility in New York. To learn more visit the link below: Watch the full story here.

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down (The Richmond Register)

Thumbs up…to Gov. Matt Bevin’s order which gives job seekers with a criminal past a “fair chance.” The order — known as the Fair Chance Employment Initiative — means applicants won’t be required to check the box for criminal convictions on the initial state application. Bevin said the Fair Chance Initiative will offer a fair […]

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