Groups in several states are drawing increased attention to the high cost of jail and prison phone rates, and pushing to reduce or eliminate such charges. HRDC, the publisher of PLN, has been a leader in this movement since 1992 and founded the Prison Phone ...
North Dakota State Prison phone rates and kickbacks
North Dakota ranks 20th in the nation for the affordability of a 15 minute call.
$97,856.12 paid in 2019.
Percentage of call cost going to kickbacks: 40%
Updated kickback data not currently available. Kickback amount from FY2012.
Cost of a 15-minute Intrastate Call
Phone service providers
NotesUpdated kickback data not currently available. Kickback amount from FY2012.
Data current as of 2019-2020
Primary source documents
State DOC Rates
State DOC Contracts
- ND DOC Securus Contract 2017-2020
- ND Contract With Securus Amendment 3 Extending Through 10-31-16
- ND Phone Contract with Securus 2009-2014