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Telmate Tablet (Correctional News Hot Products )

The Telmate Tablet allows inmates to communicate with friends and family using modern methods like secure messaging and photo sharing. Education and self-improvement resources can transform an inmate’s day from “wasted time” to “productive time,” and the Telmate Tablet can be a powerful behavior modification tool. Correctional facilities also benefit from the tablet by reducing […]

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Telmate’s Local Hero of the Month (WEACTV24)

A company that provides inmate communications for Calhoun County jail staff honors a local hero, today. Sheriff Larry Amerson received Telmate’s Local Hero of the Month award for November. Telmate Spokesperson Greg Bartlett says Amerson has really taken on the technology and improved the conditions for the jail inmates.Telmate provides the technology for the Calhoun […]

Larry AmersonTelmate Heroes

Corrections Veteran Recognized as Hero of the Month For forty years, Sheriff Larry Amerson has made a name in the community of Calhoun County both as a leader and a pioneer in technology that safeguards its 111,000 citizens. Amerson began his professional career at the Coosa Valley Detention center during his last two years of […]

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Technology Company Breeds New Kind of Volunteers

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 27, 2014 – Inmate communications leader Telmate may be known as a technology provider for prisons and jails, but Telmate’s employees have taken their mission to a new level. The company’s mission is to “Create secure technology that empowers inmates to break the cycle of recidivism while protecting and serving […]

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Donated tablets make math more fun (Argus Observer)

ONTARIO—Students at the Western Treasure Valley Boys and Girls Club have a new learning gadgets thanks to a donation of 14 Google Nexus tablets from Telmate, a Fruitland-based company that creates secure technology for inmates. The tablets were donated in early October, according to the Western Treasure Valley Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Matt […]

Mark CowleyTelmate Heroes

Local Hero Leverages Technology to Change Inmate Behavior Telmate’s October Hero of the Month is no stranger to the world of corrections. In fact, he’s been in law enforcement since 1988. Cowley graduated from Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the FBI National Academy #225, and also completed a management certificate from the […]

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Boys & Girls Club Makes Learning Fun, Partners with Technology Innovator Telmate

  Thanks to a recent donation of 14 Google Nexus tablets from Telmate, members of the Boys & Girls Club of Western Treasure Valley are waiting in line to do their math homework. The Math Masters initiative, as it is called, is part of Telmate’s community outreach program, and is one of many efforts the […]

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Former Representative Joins Advisory Board for Inmate Communications Leader, Telmate (SF Gate)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 – Inmate communications leader, Telmate announced the appointment of former Florida U.S. Representative, Kendrick Meek, to the company’s Advisory Board. “I am honored to contribute my efforts to help Telmate increase the amount and forms of communication between inmates and their friends, family, counselors, educators and religious leaders. Study after […]

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The Benefits of Video Visitation in Correctional Facilities (Norix White Paper 2014)

“Relationships with family and friends are crucial for our overall goal to reduce recidivism and to help an inmate re-enter society,” says Jeff Hansen of Telmate.

Tim HoganTelmate Heroes

A Positive Force to Lake County Community, Assistant Warden is Named Telmate’s Hero of the Month Telmate recognizes Lake County Assistant Warden Tim Hogan as September Hero of the Month for his positive influence at the Lake County jail as well as its surrounding communities. Hogan’s deep passion for helping others is evident in his 29 […]

Jeff PremoTelmate Heroes

Oregon DOC – Changing the Face of Penitentiaries with Telmate’s Enhanced Technology and Security Veteran and Superintendent Jeff Premo is more than just Telmate’s Hero of the Month. He is part of a bigger movement that is changing the face of penitentiaries. Founded in 1866, the Oregon Department of Corrections has undergone a number of […]

Jamie Harris receives Telmate Hero awardTelmate Heroes

Local Lake County Hero Revives 20-Year Cold Case with New Telmate Investigator Technology Local Lake County hero recently lead investigators to an anonymous tip for a cold case homicide that occurred almost 20 years ago. Thanks in part to modern investigation technology and tenacious leadership of Telmate’s Hero of the Month, Lake County Police Department Detective […]

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