Monday, April 21, 2014
Sullivan Co. Jail Moves to "Video Visitation"
In a move to save money and manpower, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is embracing technology. The facility will no longer allow face-to-face visitation with inmates - citing the need for corrections officers having to use too much time transporting inmates to and from the visiting area. Now, if you want to talk with a loved one in the jail, you’ll have to do it over the Internet on something they’re calling “video visitation”. The new service will cost $5 for a 20 minute video chat.