In the News

Lake County Jail Mental Health UnitSuccess Stories
County Jail Reports Better Behaved Inmates When Using Telmate Tablets

“With the advancements in telemedicine via tablet technology, biofeedback, and the various developing technologies, there is unlimited potential for tablet technologies to manage behavior and transform physical and psychological wellness.” Shaun Wehle, Lake County Mental Health Director CHALLENGE: Correctional facilities constantly look for ways to manage inmate behavior by providing them with positive resources, outlets […]

Telmate technician training jail staffIn the News
New Patent Improves Call Reliability and Security at Jails and Prisons (WNCT9)

(PRWEB) March 18, 2015 – Inmate communications leader Telmate announced the issuance of a new patent (U.S. Patent No. 8,976,949) for Telmate’s automated core calling system. Known as the Telmate Central Call Platform, what the patent describes is a new technical architecture for handling inmate calls, which has been the foundation of Telmates inmate calling platform […]

inmate talking on telmate phoneIn the News
Gary Man to Serve 55 Years In Prison

CROWN POINT | On the eve of a jury trial, a Gary man admitted to shooting to death a man in 2013 and wounding a woman. Anthony T. Williams, 29, pleaded guilty Friday to murder and attempted murder, a Class A felony. As part of the agreement, Williams is expected to be sentenced to 55 […]

Kelley MortonTelmate Heroes

Telmate Technology Paves Way for Corrections Employee’s Soul Work Telmate’s Hero of the Month and 20-year corrections veteran Kelley Morton did not seek out a career working in the prison system, but she stayed because of the meaningful nature of the work. “Working for the Oregon Department of Corrections is soul work. It gives me […]

Dekalb County Sheriffs OfficeSuccess Stories
Telmate Verified Uncovers Complex Criminal Activity, Even Off-The-Radar Contacts

“Telmate Verified has become an essential tool for our facility and the Investigations division in gathering intelligence on criminal activity as well as locating and linking individuals together who have previously been off of the Law Enforcement radar” Matt Martin, Chief Jail Administrator – DeKalb County Sheriffs Office INVESTIGATOR CHALLENGES: Today investigators are dealing with […]

Lake County Sheriffs OfficeSuccess Stories
Telmate Verified Uncovers Child Molester in Hiding

“In the past, it would take days to get information like this, but with Telmate, I can do it on the fly and within minutes connect the dots to a suspect’s accomplices, partners, friends and even enemies. This tool alone has dramatically increased my productivity and improved the effectiveness of our investigations, ultimately providing a […]

inmate lying on bunk using tabletIn the News
Telmate Tablets Surpass New Milestone of 3.5 Million Minutes Per Month

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2015 Corrections leader Telmate announced a record-breaking 3.5 million minutes per month of total inmate tablet usage. The Telmate Tablet is a secure handheld device that provides inmates access to photos and messages from friends and family as well as access to approved news, music and entertainment. Not only […]

groupshot - kids with trainerTelmate Cares
Telmate Volunteer Preps Underprivileged Youth for Success in the Working-World

Telmate recruiter, Sheryl Stillman, spent the day teaching students of the Boys & Girls Club of Western Treasure Valley the fundamentals of presenting themselves in the working-world. Each month, several Telmate employees volunteer their time to train a small group of participants as part of the “Telmate Cares” community outreach program. During the class, Stillman […]

Keith HallIn the News
Kitsap County Corrections Sgt. Receives Communications Honor

BREMERTON, WA. — Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Sergeant Keith Hall was recently selected as “Hero of the Month” by Telmate, the telecommunications company that the Sheriff’s Office correctional facility uses to provide communications access and monitoring for inmates and corrections officers. In their release, Telmate says that Sgt. Hall has been an “Eagle Scout, […]

Keith HallTelmate Heroes

From Boy Scout to Jail Administrator, Local Hero Prepares for the Future of Corrections Technology He’s been an Eagle Scout, served in the Marines and been a police officer. Throughout his life, Kitsap County’s Support Sergeant and Telmate Hero of the Month, Keith Hall has embodied the essence of public service and preparedness. Hall has […]

woman smiling with cardIn the News
Kiosk Trends (Corrections Forum)

…All [Telmate] lobby kiosks are all interconnected, so a family member near any Telmate kiosk nationwide is able to deposit cash for an inmate housed in any other facility with the same solution. 

In the News
ACA & APPA Winter Conference Product Highlights — Wireless Tablet (Corrections Forum)

Telmate’s Tablet is a wireless device specifically designed for corrections facilities that transform the way inmates spend their time and helps improve public safety. It allows inmates to communicate with their friends and family using the modern methods they’re familiar with, including secured messaging, photo sharing and more.

Have press inquiries or need to access our media library?

Telmate, LLC, Telephone Communications, San Francisco, CA