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Article • September 6, 2017
Seventh Circuit Passes on Opportunity to Weigh in on Police Use of Cell-Site Simulators by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has refused to remand a case for further fact-finding about the government's use of cell-site simulators during investigations. Damian Patrick ...
Kickback publication • August 22, 2017
Filed under: Telephones
WI DOC CenturyLink/Embarq Amendment 2 DocuSign Envelope ID: 460184EC-7A24-4D57-B0B0-13497B43DE81 AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO INMATE TELEPHONE SERVICE CONTRACT This Amendment No. 2 to the contract for Inmate Telephone Services #C-1752 (“Amendment”) between CenturyLink Public Communications, Inc. (“CenturyLink”) and the State of Wisconsin, Department of Corrections (“Department” or “You” in the ICER ...
Kickback publication • August 22, 2017
Filed under: Telephones
WI DOC Kickbacks 2014-2017 Commissions Received from CenturyLink Inmate Telephone Contract Month Total Calls Total Minutes State General Fund Commission DOC Commission Jan. 14 407,266 5,317,409 $133,357.45 $66,678.73 Feb. 14 428,375 5,630,295 $141,218.78 $70,609.39 Mar. 14 494,238 6,471,722 $162,215.46 $81,107.73 April. 14 442,887 5,732,155 $143,730.37 $71,865.19 May. 14 448,820 5,729,285 ...
Kickback publication • August 22, 2017
Filed under: Telephones
WI DOC CenturyLink/Embarq Amendment 1 exp. 12-31-17 DocuSign Envelope ID: B0DB1B28-C7D3-4CAB-9CDF-7FFC0A9804C1 AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO INMATE TELEPHONE SERVICE CONTRACT This Amendment No. 1 to the contract for Inmate Telephone Services #C-1752 (“Amendment”) between CenturyLink Public Communications, Inc., formerly known as Embarq Payphone Services, Inc. (“CenturyLink”) and the State of Wisconsin, ...
Kickback publication • May 15, 2017
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
Wisconsin Rates May 2017 5/15/2017 CenturyLink | Corrections | Wisconsin Department of Corrections Home Friends and Family Correctional Facilities Wisconsin Department of Corrections Rates and Fees Available Services FAQ This site provides information on how to receive calls from inmates at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WIDOC). WIDOC has contracted ...
Wisconsin Jail Policies Unconstitutional But Not Enjoined by Mark Wilson A Wisconsin federal court held that a jail's disciplinary, mail, and publication rules were unconstitutional. The court declined to enjoin those practices, however, essentially rendering its holding a mere advisory opinion. On September 29, 1970 pretrial detainees of the Milwaukee ...
Kickback publication • April 7, 2016
Filed under: Telephone Rates
WI DOC ICS Rates effective March 2016 Friends and Family Wisconsin Department of Corrections Rates and Fees Available Services FAQ This site provides information on how to receive calls from inmates at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WIDOC). WIDOC has contracted with CenturyLink to provide calling and account billing services ...
Article • March 15, 2013
Filed under: Telephones, Telephone Rates
Prepaid Telephone Credits Theft Leads to Change of Provider in Wisconsin Jail by On September 21, 2011, the Lake County, Wisconsin, Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to change the telephone service provider at the Lake County Jail from Public Communications Service (PCS) of Los Angeles to Telemate, LLC of Ontario, ...
Article • July 15, 2008 • from PLN July, 2008
Wisconsin County Bans Profiteering in Jail Phone Contracts by On September 20, 2007, the Board of Supervisors for Dane County, Wisconsin enacted an ordinance amending the way the county contracts for jail telephone services. The ordinance requires that jail phone contracts (1) must not generate revenue to the county and ...
Mentally Ill WI Prisoner Sues over Control Unit Conditions by The plaintiff raised various constitutional claims, discussed below, and moved for class certification. The court denies it because the case is pro se and absent class members are "entitled at least to the assurance of competent representation afforded by licensed ...
CCA Closes Oklahoma Prison, Settles Tax Lawsuit Over Ohio Prison by Michael Rigby The turbulent economy of the past decade has led many communities across America to foolishly seek prisons as a recession proof industry and rural welfare program for poor whites. But prisons can be a double edged sword, ...
Settlement Agreement Reached in Wisconsin Supermax Suit by John E Dannenberg by John E. Dannenberg Wisconsin Department of Corrections (DOC) officials settled the 42 USC § 1983 class action civil rights suit brought by seriously mentally ill prisoners housed in the Boscobel, WI Supermax state prison by agreeing not to ...
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WI Phone Rates from 2001 Contract 11. CONTRACTOR/SUBCONTRACTOR RELATIONSHIPS Sprint will function as the prime contractor-assuming total responsibility for all performance aspects of this contract, including portions provided by subcontractors. Sprint understands that there are consequences including but not limited to contract penalties for failing to sufficiently plan for fully ...
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WI Phone Rates 2009 INMATE TELEPHONE SYSTEM RATES 7/1/2009 EMBARQ (NEW CONTRACT) VS EMBARQ (EXPIRING CONTRACT) Call Type Carrier Set-up Charge Per Minute Rate Local New Expiring $0.00 $1.25 $0.12 $0.00 IntraLATA New Expiring $0.00 $1.25 $0.12 $0.22 InterLATA New Expiring $0.00 $1.25 $0.12 $0.28 Interstate New Expiring $0.00 $2.00 ...
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WI Inmate Telephone Inc Certificate of Authority 2004 BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF WISCONSIN Application of ITI Inmate Telephone, Inc., for Intrastate Authority to Resell Telecommunications Services and for Certification as an Alternative Telecommunications Utility – Reseller 7761-TI-100 CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY ALTERNATIVE TELECOMMUNICATIONS UTILITY - RESELLER ITI Inmate Telephone, ...
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WI Contract with Sprint Including Rates 2001 Contract between Sprint Payphone Services, Inc. and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections for Inmate Telephone Services This agreement is entered into by and between the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WDOC) and Sprint Payphone Services, Inc. (Sprint). 1 Table of Contents 1. CONTRACT ADMINlSTRATION ...
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WI Contract with Embarq 2009-2014 Mailing Address Jim Doyle Governor 3099 E. Washington Ave. Post Office Box 7991 Madison, WI 53707-7991 Riele Raemisch Secretary State of Wisconsin Depar~ent of Corrections Telephone (608) 240-5000 Fax (608)240-3342 CONTRACT Services: The purpose of this contract is to acquire inmate telephone service for the ...
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WI Phone Kickbacks 2009-2012 Wisconsin Commissions 2009 ‐ 2012 Commissions Received from CenturyLink Inmate Telephone Contract Month Jan. 09 Feb. 09 Mar. 09 April. 09 May. 09 June. 09 Jul. 09 Aug. 09 Total Total Calls Minutes 180,250 185,883 200,554 183,897 191,667 174,686 217,137 234,165 3,050,447 3,135,522 3,405,193 3,157,589 3,265,862 ...
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WI Phone Kickbacks 2007 Commissions Received from Embarq Inmate Telephone Contract Month Jan. 07 Total Calls 157,197 Total Minutes 2,652,144 State General Fund Commission $148,430.35 DOC Commission $74,215.17 Feb. 07 159,605 2,708,730 $148,210.45 $74,105.23 Mar. 07 176,367 2,972,865 $159,535.18 $79,767.59 April. 07 168,624 2,749,237 $146,353.43 $73,176.72 May. 07 182,502 2,954,161 ...