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Everything You Need to Know About Calling an Inmate

Almost 1% of the US population is incarcerated. That means that millions and millions of friends, family members, and legal aids are on the outside trying to make contact with an inmate. Calling an inmate isn't quite as simple as you might think. Continue reading

How to Write a Letter to an Inmate

Inmates come from all walks of life. More than 1.8 million Americans were incarcerated in prisons and jails in 2020.  But all inmates share something in common. They all appreciate it when someone sends them a prison letter. If you want t Continue reading

What You Need to Know About County Jails

Every year, more than ten million people in America are arrested for a plethora of crimes. These can range from violent crimes to burglary, to illegal gambling. However, if you or a loved one gets arrested, you won't immediately end up in state pris Continue reading

How to Find an Inmate in Jail

The effort to find an inmate can be an understandably challenging one when you consider there are around 1.8 million people incarcerated throughout the United States. On top of that, they're housed among various agencies ranging from local to state Continue reading

A Guide to What Crimes Can Get You Incarcerated in the United States

There are over 2 million people incarcerated in the USA, making it home to the highest jail and prison population in the world. Crimes are sentenced as either felonies or misdemeanors. Felonies will almost always result in incarceration, wherea Continue reading

How Do I Send Money to a Federal Inmate?

The average fee for sending an inmate money in the USA is 19% but can be higher or lower depending on the state. But, that's not the only barrier stopping people from reaching loved ones in jail. Often, it's hard to find information regardin Continue reading

How Does Probation Work?

In the United States, 1 in 55 adults have been on probation. There are 4.5 million people currently on probation or parole. Asking “how does probation work” is important. There’s a good chance you or someone close to you will find themselves Continue reading

What Happens When an Inmate Dies in Custody?

Did you know there are around two million people in jails and prisons across the country? That number has increased 500% over the previous 40 years.  Many people know someone who has served or is currently serving a sentence in prison. It ca Continue reading

Correctional Facilities: The Differences Between Jail vs. Prison

Incarceration is an American scourge. More than 1.4 million Americans lived in prison in 2020.  Yet this number doesn't account for all incarcerated people. Many people spent days or weeks in jail, and most Americans conflate prison with jai Continue reading