Detention Facilities

  • What Most Video Visitation Companies Don’t Want You to Know

    What Most Video Visitation Companies Don't Want You to Know

    Inmate visitation is a notoriously difficult burden on detention facility staff resources. There’s scheduling and security screenings, visit monitoring, inmate transport, and more — with costs and risks at every turn. Video visitation technology has emerged to help reduce the labor costs associated with visitation, but some early adopters haven’t seen the savings they expected.

     

    The reason? There’s something most video visitation companies don’t want you to know.

     

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  • Correctional Facility Inmate Transportation

    For many correctional facilities, transporting inmates out of their cell to visitation areas can be a non-stop task. It can also be a great labor expense in terms of hours and cost. While it’s great that families and friends visit the inmate from time to time, the risk and cost of moving the inmate from their cell to the visitation area can add up quickly. (more…)

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  • Video Visitation to Reduce Recidivism

    One of the most efficient and effective ways to reduce recidivism amongst inmates is with video visitation. Often times, once an inmate is released the likelihood of them re-offending is fairly high. The Minnesota Department of Corrections found that if family or friends visited the inmate just once that it reduced recidivism by 13% for new crimes and 25% for technical violations.

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  • Mayes County Jail Visitation Going High-Tech With New Video Monitors

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    MAYES COUNTY, Oklahoma – Visiting a prisoner at the Mayes County jail will soon be a high-tech experience. Through a partnership with its telephone company, the sheriff could get video equipment installed for free.

    Right now it takes about two officers off the floor to run jail visitation, but once the monitors are fully operational, the officers will be free, therefore, making it safer for inmates and their families.

    Technology has a way of connecting people wherever they are, and a special kind of video technology will soon connect Mayes County jail inmates to the outside world.

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  • 7 Ways to Save on Inmate Visitation With the HomeWAV System

    7 Ways to Save on Inmate Visitation

    New technology usually comes with a hefty price tag. HomeWAV video visitation is different.

    We’ve engineered our solution to be cost effective, first and foremost. We understand that for a technology to work for you, it has to work with your budget. Other internet-based inmate visitation systems can cost upwards of $6,000 per station. This high, front-end cost is not only prohibitive to many smaller institutions, but it also typically results in a decreased interest in ensuring consistency of performance for the long term. HomeWAV’s business model is designed to not profit from its government partners. We keep the cost of equipment and installation to a minimum, ensuring that attention to our product’s performance is the key driver of revenue.

    Here’s a rundown of how HomeWAV helps you save on inmate visitation.

     

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