Washington County Jail Inmate Tablet Rental

Washington County Jail

Address:
Jail: 47 Court Street
Sheriff: 83 Court Street
Machias, ME 04654

Phone:

207-255-3434

Washington County Jail Inmate Tablet Rental

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Washington County Jail Makes Announcement about Inmate Tablet Rentals

They may not be directly connected to the internet, but inmates at Washington 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:

  • Phone Calls - Inmates may make calls directly from their tablet allowing for more privacy. The rates are the same as the phones in the unit, and the calls are still recorded and monitored.
  • eMessaging - Communicate via a text based message or picture. Fee based system.
  • Job Search - Using JobView, a secure job search application, inmates have the ability to see what jobs are available when they are released.
  • Education - Free educational platform and course catalog that provides thousands of educational resources.
  • Self Help -Inmates have daily access to mental health and addiction recovery programming.
  • Music - Top-40, Hip-Hop, Country, Rock, Gospel, and more.
  • Law Library -  Legal research with up-to-date case information.
  • eBooks - Thousands of available titles.
  • Religion - Religious resources for spiritual guidance.
  • Games - Inmates can play their favorite games. Available through monthly subscriptions
  • Facility Services - Digital access to submitted forms, requests, facility documents, and notifications from staff.

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 Washington County:

  • Keeps inmates busy.
  • The threat of losing access to tablets keeps them better behaved.
  • Safer for the staff to keep inmates happy.
  • Allows communication with family members.
  • Educational programming.
  • Legal research.
  • Social programming such as anger management, substance abuse, etc.

How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Washington County Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Washington 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 Washington 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.


 

How to Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in Washington County Jail

To send a text or email message to a Washington County inmate, do the following:

Washington 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 Washington County or any jail or prison in the country).
Steps: 
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Washington County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all Washington County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Washington County Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.