They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at El Monte Jail either currently, or may soon be able to be able to rent tablets within the jail that allow them to have access to the following services and information:
The availability of tablets may seem like something that inmates who are serving time do not deserve, but here are some of the benefits for inmates in Los Angeles County:
To receive phone calls from an inmate in Los Angeles County follow these instructions:
El Monte Jail uses the services of NCIC for inmate phone calling. It is called a ‘friends & family account”.
In order to receive phone calls from your inmate, you need to do the following:
1. You cannot receive any calls to your phone number from your inmate until both you and your phone number are registered.
2. When you do receive a call, the number you will view on your phone from the incoming call is: 800-943-2189.
3. When allowed by El Monte Jail, families can also leave secure voicemails for inmates to listen to.
NCIC Customer Service
Phone - 800-943-2189 or 903-247-0069
Email – [email protected]
Full list of participating jails.
For all the information regarding phone calls with Los Angeles County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, fees, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.