Archive for July 17, 2013

A Virtual Visitation System Can Assist Prison Visits

Written by admin on July 17, 2013. Posted in Inmate visitation system, Prisoner visitation rights, Virtual visitation

Video visitation system

A new technology has entered the jail and prison system that makes visitation between prisoners and friends and family a much easier situation. Virtual visitation systems are now being implemented.

These virtual visitation systems are being incorporated into the design of new prison and jail facilities. The inmate visitation system is seen as a way to cut down on the cost of construction, as well as the cost of facility staffing. A virtual visitation system also allows inmates to receive more visits. A virtual visitation system will also reduce the amount of contraband that may enter a jail or prison facility.

The current prison population in the United States, as of May 2013, is 2