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No visitors will be allowed into a correctional facility until the application has been approved.
However, members of an inmate's immediate family, who the inmate has submitted on his visitor’s list for temporary approval, may be allowed visitation pending completion of the approval process for the first 30 days after the inmate's transfer from an RDU to a facility for general population confinement.
How are visiting privileges determined?
Visitation privileges are determined by the incentive level assigned to each inmate in the following manner.
Those inmates assigned to the following incentive levels are provided the following privileges:
Intake Level: limited to visits from attorneys, clergy and law enforcement.
Level I: limited to visits from attorneys, clergy, law enforcement, a primary visitor and immediate family members.
Levels II & III: allowed visits from any approved visitors.
Contact during visits is limited to a brief embrace or kiss at the beginning and end of the visit. Hand holding is not allowed.
__________________________________________ COMMUNICATION -
Yes. Inmates are permitted telephone privileges to place collect or prepaid telephone calls. Inmates cannot receive calls.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ACCESS TO PHONES CLICK...HERE
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND IF YOU ARE NEW WITH PHONES -
Every new number must be verified and activated before the inmate is allowed to call. Numbers with missing information will not be entered into the telephone calling service computer system.
HOW TO SET UP TELEPHONE CONTACT...
Friends and family may establish accounts by contacting the inmate telephone service provider, CenturyLink, to establish a pre-paid account at 1-855-698-0010, or accounts may be set up online at no cost at http://centurylinkcorrections.com. Inmates cannot call cell phones unless a pre-paid account is established. This may be done by the family by calling ICS at 1-855-698-0010 to set up a pre-paid collect account for their cell phone. Please call 1-800-333-8856 for other phone questions (i.e., accidental blocks, etc.,).
Yes, you can correspond with an inmate through electronic messaging by going to www.JPay.com, establishing an account and identifying the inmate(s) with whom you wish to correspond. An inmate can correspond with you in either one of two ways: by replying to an electronic message you have sent to him/her; or by having the system send you a form letter requesting permission for him/her to be able to correspond.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON EMAILING CLICK....... HERE
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