globel newsMultiple Payment Options Available for Inmate Telephone ServiceYou can sign up for a prepaid calling account today if you experience any of the following
• Your local telephone company does not offer billing on collect calls
GTLs featurerich Inmate Telephone System is a turnkey solution that comes complete with all hardware and software, including the telephone network, circuits, monitoring and recording system, callcontrol system, secure daase, telephones, workstations, printers, and associated software.
From intake to release, information on all aspects of an inmates incarcerations are maintained by the GTL Offender Management System OMS including initial intake, charges, sentencing, property, housing, medical, meal planning, scheduling, and temporary release to name a few.
The GTL VisitMe video visitation solution allows cilities to transition traditional inperson visitation service to a more secure onpremise or remote alternative. This highly scalable solution can help cilities improve security while reallocating staff time to more critical tasks.
Beyond the educational and cognitive potential of letbased games, they also provide a welcome change of pace from the tedium that often accompanies incarceration. We shouldnt forget how motivating it can be to have activities to occupy your time.At one cilityin Pima County, Arizona, allowing inmates to have access to lets and a range of approved content including games has resulted in nole decreases in suicide attempts and ideations, successful suicides, inmate on staff assaults, and inmateoninmate assaults.
VisitMe Scheduler can eliminate long queues in the visitation area by avoiding the chaos of having a high volume of concurrent visitors at the cility. In so doing, the system also minimizes staffing requirements.
Education Link allows inmates to take advantage of several electronic learning initiatives while monitoring and reporting each inmates progress so adjustments can be made, if necessary.
• You have a high collect call bill and want to manage your calling budget
GTLs data analysis tools include a powerful data mining and link analysis application to identify actionable intelligence critical to ensuring a cilitys safety and security. They offer the ability to take any data source for the purposes of analysis, even including the detection of mobile devices and the extraction of its data.
• You have a collect call restriction by your local phone provider
You can remove a block on your telephone number by calling the GTL customer service department at and speaking to one of the representatives. They will submit a request to have the block removed. The time frame for a block removal is business days.
The names are for iniduals, regardless of whether they have the same telephone number.
There are several ways to receive calls from inmates, including collect, prepaid collect, and inmate debit calls. Inmates have the option of placing collect calls to telephone numbers approved by the correctional cility. Collect calls are billed to the called party every month through their phone carrier company.
The inmate must complete and sign an Offender Telephone List Inmate Phone Policy Indiana Code a, identifying no more than names and the telephone numbers of who could be called.
PREPAID COLLECTGTLs prepaid collect option,AdvancePay®, allows a friend or mily member to set up a calling account to his or her phone number without the restrictions of standard billing. Every time calls are made and accepted to a prepaid number, the charges are deducted from the account. Prepaid accounts can be set up for all s of numbers, including cell phones. Friends and mily should or call .. to set up an AdvancePay® account today!
• Your phone number is blocked from receiving inmate collect calls
If you are being threatened by an Indiana inmate, you should contact the Superintendent at the cility where the inmate is currently being housed. Our office will also forward your email concerns to the Parole Board, Crime Victims Notification, and the Superintendent.
GTL offers friends and mily members of inmates, trusted and economical options for staying in touch with their loved ones.
GTL offers multiple options for friends and mily to set up and fund telephone accounts, inmate trust accounts, or commissary accounts. This streamlines the payment process for friends and mily members seeking to communicate with incarcerated loved ones or provide them with funds.
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Message Link provides an electronic alternative to an otherwise inefficient and potentially tainted communication method. As contraband and cryptic messages are entering correctional cilities through an everrising level of creativity, Message Link provides a secure, controlled environment for inmate messaging.
Friends and mily members are also able to purchase phone minutes for an inmatesPIN Debitaccount by creating an Offender Phone account m. Once the payment has been made, the amount is credited to the offender and may be used to make phone calls to any allowed phone number. Inmates can call any approved phone numbers, including cell phones, with their debit account.
GTLs IQ mily of call and voice analysis products offer investigators a range of options for gathering actionable intelligence to combat fraud, criminal activity, and gang and terrorist recruitment by pinpointing the location of a called party, identifying phone , detecting calls from multiple inmates to a single called party, and identifying inmates using voiceprints.
Please note there are other reasons why your phone number may be blocked from receiving collect calls from correctional cilities.
Any incoming call can be blocked permanently from a correctional cility by pressing when prompted. You will be asked to provide a digit personal identification number PIN to confirm the block. This PIN will be required to remove the block in the future if needed.
Although video games cant be a replacement for education, recent studies have shown that they can be an effective educational tool in a variety of environments. Furthermore, educational video games can provide cognitive and behavioral training to their players, something Kurt Squire at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, asserted in his Video Games and Education. Squire describes players taking part in a culture of participation [and] setting up scenarios and exploring under what conditions they might work. That kind of cognitive development could be key to helping inmates get ready to reenter the outside world.
COLLECTCalls to certain approved numbers and the call charges will remain the same as they do today on your monthly phone bill. However, note that collect calls cannot be made to cell phones, office phones, or hospital numbers.
GTLs Deposit Systems create efficiencies when taking deposits, reduce correctional cility costs, and increase the convenience for friends and mily members. GTL offers a broad selection of products to choose from so that the right mix can be created for every cility.
GTLs Intelligence as a Service offering is flexible enough to meet the unique demands of inidual cilities. Focused on the development of actionable intelligence, analysts are trained and equipped with the tools to analyze vast amounts of raw data to provide cilities with the proverbial needle in a haystack. Depending on cility needs, analysts can also be equipped to provide mobile device forensic services to extract data from legally seized contraband phones, thus assisting cilities in shutting down the supply of contraband.
• You have reached the maximum dollar amount limit allowed for collect calls
Our inpod kiosk can be configured to allow inmates to access a variety of approved applications through a secure personal device. Offerings in the GTL entertainment portfolio provide access to the largest MP/, video, and ebook secure library available.
If you receive a high number of collect calls, you may have reached the billing limit allowed by your local phone company. Once you reach a maximum phone bill amount, you may be at a risk of being blocked from receiving future collect calls from an inmate. In such instances, you can call GTL atto sign up for a prepaid calling account and begin receiving calls again.
Please note in order to receive calls to cell phones, inmates must call either prepaid collect or use their inmate debit calling account.
DEBITDebit calling puts the inmate in control of their phone account. They will be able to purchase debit minutes from the commissary, which they can then use to call friends and mily members
You can sign up for the easytouse and convenient prepaid calling program offered by GTL, by eitherClicking Hereto sign up online or calling .
• You are trying to receive collect calls on a cell phone or work phone
Providing Gaming Options in Facilities Increases Security and Rehabilitation
You can also call the GTL customer service department at, and they will be able to help block future calls from a cility. If you are being physically threatened, you should contact your local law enforcement agency to obtain a Personal Protection Order.
OMS Accounting was specifically designed to meet the needs of correctional cilities of every . Unlike standard offtheshelf accounting systems, OMS Accounting offers corrections institutions the exact modules that will help them complete all of their correctional cilitys accounting activities.
GTLs Facility Services Secretary allows friends and milies to easily access cility information, inmate status, and other services such as court dates, release dates, cility address and directions, rules and policies, visitation information and hours, just by dialing a single tollfree number.
GTL is the corrections industrys trusted, onestop source for integrated technology solutions, delivering an innovative vision for the future while providing exceptional value today.
There are multiple ways to block calls from inmates as needed. Any incoming call can be refused at any time by either hanging up or pressing when prompted. The call will be disconnected and the inmate will be informed their call was not accepted.
As a leading innovator of corrections technology,GTLhas long understood the importance of offering a wide range of technology and education products. To this end, one of the innovations GTL has developed forinmate letsis a range of video games. GTLsGame Center Subscriptionapplication gives inmates access to a cilityapproved library of games that is constantly changing and expanding due to popularity and demand. In the almost two years since it was launched, the app has continued to be both a source of entertainment as well as a great education resource.
• You are unable to receive inmate calls on your cell phone, office phone, hospital phone or other commercial phone numbers
Introducing GTL Genesis to a cility provides an automated alternative to manual, behindthebars activities. In addition, the GTL Genesis provides the opportunity to introduce new interactive technologies that help inmates manage their incarcerated time.
GTLs innovative technology allows correctional cilities to streamline the release process through a suite of easytouse, timesaving products for returning inmate funds at the time of release.
If you are receiving unwanted correspondence or telephone calls from an inmate, you should contact the Superintendent at the cility where the inmate is currently being housed. A written correspondence and/or telephone restriction may be placed on the inmate after a ir and impartial review of your request. We will make every effort to restrict contact from the inmate after your request is approved. However, if you should receive any contact after the restriction, please contact the Superintendent at the cility where the inmate is being housed.
For any questions regarding our calling options, friends and mily members should call GTL at ..!
GTL provides the opportunity for inmate telephone accounts to be created and minutes purchased through multiple payment solutions.
• Your local telephone company does not bill for inmate collect calls