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Jackson County Jail Launches New Video Visitation Service

 

Written by Allyson Walker

 

Black River Falls, WI, November 3, 2014 – The Jackson County, WI Sheriff's Office announced on November 3, 2014 that it will work in conjunction with Legacy Inmate Communications to introduce a new video visitation system at the Jackson County Jail. This service will make visiting with detained individuals more convenient and accessible for friends and family. Legacy is a nationwide provider of Inmate Communication Services and has been providing inmate telephone service at the Jail since December 2011.

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Frequent Communication with Friends and Family Proven to Lower the Rate of Recidivism

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Written by Allyson Walker

Image by Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

 

Roughly two-thirds of the nearly 700,000 people released from U.S. prisons each year will be rearrested and many will be back behind bars within just three years of their release.


A Growing Problem


This sure isn’t helping to reduce the incarceration rate in the United States, which has been the highest in the world for over a decade. In fact, while the U.S. represents only about 5% of the world’s population, it houses 25% of the world’s prisoners. With a cost of $24,000 per inmate per year and $5.1 billion in new prison construction, criminal correction spending is the second-fastest growing budgetary item after Medicaid.

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Ultra Modern Remote Video Visitation Added to Jackson County Jail

Written by James C. Lowery


Jackson County, OR, March 17, 2014 – Jackson County Sheriff's Office early last week that it will work in conjunction with Legacy Inmate Communications to deploy a remote video visitation system at the Jackson County Jail. It is the mission of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office to provide professional, ethical, and responsive law enforcement services, while providing innovative programs to improve its community.  Jackson County is confident that this online video visitation program will make visiting detained individuals easier and more accessible for friends and family.

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Remote Video Visitation with Inmates has a Promising Future


Written by James C. Lowery

 

An Advanced Solution for Inmate Visitation

 

Onsite video visitation systems for communicating with inmates have been available since 1995 using Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV). But recent strides in technology and service has brought video visitation into the 21st century.  Online video visitation allows inmates’ family and friends to visit inmates via personal, secure Internet video conferencing from the comfort of their homes.  The service is similar to video conferencing programs people use every day, but it is specially designed for the correctional environment, with secure video monitoring, pre-scheduled visit time allocations and the ability for the Detention Facility to easily store, recall and review individual visits. Legacy recently installed its newly minted remote video visitation system at the Dona Ana County Detention Center in New Mexico.

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Doña Ana County Detention Center Adds Innovative Remote Video Visitation


Written by Cyrus Heravi

Image By Dona Ana County 


Dona Ana, NM, February 11, 2014 – The Doña Ana County Detention Center announced that the facility will work in conjunction with Legacy Inmate Communications to introduce a remote video visitation system at the Detention Center.  This service will make visiting detained individuals easier and more accessible for friends and family.  Legacy is a nationwide provider of Inmate Communication Services and has been providing the Detention Center with inmate telephone service and on-site video visitation services since December 2013.

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Legacy Inmate Communications Announces New Website Design


Written by James C. Lowery


New look and features, same great service!


As a leader in the inmate communications industry, Legacy is always looking for ways to improve how friends and family stay in contact with inmates.  We are happy to announce that our website has been re-designed to further improve your experience and make it easy to find the right service for your communication needs.  We are dedicated to giving you fast access to what you need!

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