Hancock County Jail now offers Securus 'SecureView' Tablet Rentals to their inmates.
Securus is the same company that handles the inmate phone system, video visitations, email and texting and digital letters.
The tablets can be rented on a monthly basis and while not directly connected to the internet, the inmates can use them for the following activities:
Here's how it works:
They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Hancock County 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 Hancock County:
To rent a tablet for an inmate in Hancock County follow these instructions:
For all Hancock County information on Tablet Rentals for your inmate, check out our Tablet Rental Page.
To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Hancock County do the following:
1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.
2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.
To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Hancock County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.
To send a text or email message to a Hancock County inmate, do the following:
Hancock County Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.
Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Hancock County or any jail or prison in the country).
1. Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Hancock County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.
For all Hancock County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Hancock County Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.
To schedule and set up a visit, either at-the-jail or remotely from your home, follow these instructions:
To get more complete instructions, and understand visit lengths, times, locations, fees and all the other rules including children, dress codes and more, check out or Visit Inmate Page.
NOTE: All visits are recorded and whatever you say and do will be monitored. It is best to never discuss sensitive information regarding your inmate's pending case.