Tag Archives: video visitation
Video visitation in Texas jails was sold, by those who stood to profit, as a safer, more affordable option than in-person visits. That hasn't panned out....Read More
'Returning citizens' develop apps and initiatives to reduce recidivism.
'Returning citizens' have developed apps for inmates and families, but other new tech may be more about corporate bottom lines than reducing recidivism....Read More
In a victory for prison reform groups, in-person visitations are coming back after more than two years behind screens.
“It was all in one night, and all under the influence of crack.” That’s how Doug Smith, a policy analyst at the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, explaine...Read More
Some Texas jails are eliminating face-to-face visitation and requiring instead the use of a video visitation system sold by Securus Technologies. Critics are ca...Read More