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How to Send a Secure Email Message to an Inmate in Tama County

To send a secure email message to an inmate in Tama County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register with Inmate Sales, the company that handles inmate messaging in Tama County, by creating an account.
  • Select Iowa, then select Tama County Jail, and then the inmate you want to send your message to.
  • Choose the amount of money you want to spend, and input your payment method. The funds can also be used by the inmate to send a message back to you.
  • If you want to pay by phone, call 877-998-5678.
  • NOTE: All messages between you and your inmate will be permanently recorded and seen by the staff and could be used against your inmate in court.

-  Chirping is the product name for inmate texting.  
-  This product allows Tama County inmates to send chirps (texts) to friends and family members.
-  Inmates will be charged a monthly service fee of $4.00.
-  Inbound and Outbound Chirps are $0.10 each.

Inmate Sales Apps

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For all information on how to Text/Email an Inmate in Tama County Jail check out our Secure Messaging Guide for Tama County.


 

How Do Inmates in Tama County Jail Make Phone Calls?

To receive phone calls from inmates in Tama County, or to assist them in making phone calls to other people, follow these steps:

  • Tama County Jail uses the services of a company named Inmate Sales.
  • Register with them online or call them at 877-998-5678
  • Agents are available M-F from 8:00 AM - 12:00 midnight EST, Saturdays from 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM, and speak both English & Spanish.
  • Services for Tama County inmates and their families and friends include: Collect Calling, PIN Debit, Purchasing Calling Cards, Deposits, Messaging & Video Visitation.

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For all the information regarding phone calls with Tama County inmates; rules, policies, phone calling times, limits and more visit our Inmate Phone Page.


 

How to Send a Carepack Commissary Package Directly to an Inmate in Tama County

To send a commissary carepack (food, snacks and goods) directly to an inmate in Tama County Jail follow these steps:

  • Go to JailATM, choose Iowa, then choose Tama County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate, and then you will be prompted to Register with them to open an account.
  • Select the products you want shipped to them at Tama County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much product you can send your inmate in Tama County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914

For all information, tips and available items for shipping Commissary packages or sending money to an inmate in Tama County Jail check out our Commissary Instructions Page for Tama County.


 

How to Deposit Money Online for an Inmate in Tama County

To deposit money online for an inmate in Tama County Jail follow these steps:

  • Register to open an account, or Sign In to JailATM, a service that acts as a bank for inmates in Tama County.
  • After registering and signing in, select 'Send Money Now'.
  • Choose Iowa, then choose Tama County Jail
  • Type in your inmate's last name or their Inmate ID.
  • Select your inmate.
  • Input an amount to deposit to your inmate in Tama County Jail, and then input your payment method. 
  • NOTE: There may be a limit on how much money you can send your inmate in Tama County at any one time.
  • If you need to phone customer support, call 877-810-0914.

For all information, tips and procedures for sending money to an inmate in Tama County Jail, or depositing money at the jail, over the phone or by mail, check out our Send Money Page for Tama County.


 

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