FOR INMATE TELEPHONE SYSTEM (ITS) AND SERVICES
Call services, excluding the Ancillary Service Charges and FCCpermissible Taxes and regulatory fees listed in Exhibit C (TelephoneRates and Payment Schedule
Los Angeles Sheriff's Office Settles Visitor Beating Case for $1 Million by Derek Gilna Los Angeles County Jail deputies have a reputation for brutal treatment of prisoners, and have paid out millions of dollars in settlements as a result. However, even a man visiting his brother Robert at Men's Central ...
an Invitation for Bid (IFB),3 for replacement of the Inmate and Wards Telephone System (IWTS)
including a requirement and specifications for the installation and operation of a MAS at each of
the 33 State Prison
Cell Phones Confiscated from Prisoners Given to Charities by Christopher Zoukis Cell Phones Confiscated from Prisoners Given to Charities by Christopher Zoukis Thousands of cell phones seized from prisoners nationwide have been donated to charitable causes, including domestic violence programs and Cell Phones for Soldiers. Cell phones are considered contraband ...
California Prisoner’s Conviction for Smuggling Tobacco Overturned by Lonnie Burton California Prisoner’s Conviction for Smuggling Tobacco Overturned by Lonnie Burton A California state prisoner convicted of a felony offense for smuggling tobacco into prison has had his conviction reversed by a California appellate court, although a related conviction for smuggling ...
Los Angeles County Jail Exploits Prisoners, Families with High Phone Costs by Los Angeles County Jail Exploits Prisoners, Families with High Phone Costs by Derek Gilna Officials with Los Angeles County’s jail system have been criticized by County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky for exploiting prisoners and their families by charging excessive ...
with telephoneaccess at the
detention facilities. For example:
A call can be completed “only if a live person answers the telephone and accepts the call.”
Compl. ¶ 43. This means that detainees
– including overcrowding, inadequate exercise, and lack of clean clothing and telephoneaccess. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had initially sued Los Angeles County in 1975, alleging that overcrowded
California: Corrections Department Donates Confiscated Cell Phones to Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Organizations by In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced plans to donate thousands of confiscated cell phones to organizations that help victims of domestic violence. In ...
. The law provides that “a person who possesses with the intent to deliver, or delivers [to prisoners] any cel-lular telephone or other wireless communication device or any component thereof ...” is subject
), the same contractor that CDCR uses in its prisons. As in its prison contract, Global paid a hefty kickback from excess profits built into its prisoner-only telephonerate. CDCR transfers its Global kickback