Understanding Inmate Calling Plans
Posted 1/31/2015 by Mark Miclette
Most jails and prison contract with third party vendors to provide a way for inmates to call their friends and families. Some of those companies only have one choice, but many of them provide a few options when you open and fund the account.
Three Ways to Make Jail Calls Cheaper
Posted 12/24/2014 by Mark Miclette
Telephone calls are a lifeline between inmates and their families. Just hearing each other’s voices helps ease the tension and anxiety surrounding incarceration. As nice as it is to get those calls, they can get expensive. The following three ideas c...
The Truth about Prison Phone Calls
Posted 12/22/2014 by Mark Miclette
Your inmate needs to stay connected to friends and family. While lots of information can be shared on the phone, precautions must be taken so that everyone involved can avoid having future problems.
Phone Calls are Recorded
If your inmate wants...
Best Days for Inmate Phone Calls
Posted 11/12/2014 by Mark Miclette
As much as you would like to talk to your inmate each day, the cost of inmate phone calls makes this impossible for most people. If your budget can only handle a couple of calls a week, tell your inmate to call you on Thursdays and Sundays.
5 Things Not to Talk About During Jail Calls
Posted 7/19/2014 by Mark Miclette
When he calls, it is a natural instinct to talk to him about what’s going on in your life, but be careful. Never lie to him, but be smart about what topics you bring up to speak about. These 5 things should probably wait for an in person visit or for...
Inmate Phone Calls: Are They Listening in and Recording?
Posted 6/23/2014 by Mark Miclette
To an inmate, the phone is a lifeline to the outside world. Some inmates dial memorized numbers all day long, hoping that someone will pick up. It is important to remember that every phone call between an inmate and an outside number is recorded, and...