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It's faster to snail mail the application than do it online?
Yes. It shaves off 2 weeks if waiting
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I can't believe how we have to fill out a freaking application to just be able to talk to them on the phone! That makes no sense since I believe they still monitor calls when they are in a prison. I know they do in county jail. It's going to suck going 60-90 days without talking or even videoing with him.
Hopefully you applied for visitation as well. You have to be an approved visitor to schedule a video visit. Depending on what facility yes it can take up to 90 days for approval. They been converting the computer system and now it's a disaster
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They do a back ground check to make sure you aren't shady. The phones are always recorded, but only monitored by a real person if certain buzz words trip the computer to listen. Right low thr 15 minute video visits are free. Video visits permanently would be a double edged sword to DOC. Yes, it would cut the cost of CO's etc, BUT they lose all the money from the vending machines and the towns lose the money from far away visitors. The system they have in now is temporary. If they go to permanent video visits kiosks must be installed. At the moment they are seriously behind in the tablet distribution time line. We are hoping for both, but who knows what DOC will ultimately do
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As far as drugs going in, they still are. Obviously not from the visitors
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Yes. It shaves off 2 weeks if waiting

That just seems backwards Thank you for the information. As soon as he gets a number we will all be filling out applications.
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That just seems backwards Thank you for the information. As soon as he gets a number we will all be filling out applications.
If you do it online it goes to Central office. Then its routed to the respective yard. If you just mail it straight to the visitation dept if his yard it will go faster. Welcome to DOC! Where nothing they do makes a lick of sense. Make sure you apply for visitation so you can do video visits once approved
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If you do it online it goes to Central office. Then its routed to the respective yard. If you just mail it straight to the visitation dept if his yard it will go faster. Welcome to DOC! Where nothing they do makes a lick of sense. Make sure you apply for visitation so you can do video visits once approved

Ok, another question. How long will he be in Alhambra? I know we have to have his number to apply but if he's going to be there any length of time we'd be unable to send to where is going to be placed. This is all so confusing.
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Ok, another question. How long will he be in Alhambra? I know we have to have his number to apply but if he's going to be there any length of time we'd be unable to send to where is going to be placed. This is all so confusing.
They usually dont stay at Alhambra long. They like to get them to the yards quickly. I'm not sure if they are doing quarantines at Alhambraor when they get to the yards or even at all. Realistically shouldn't be more then 30 days. Just keep.watching his sheet
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Ok, another question. How long will he be in Alhambra? I know we have to have his number to apply but if he's going to be there any length of time we'd be unable to send to where is going to be placed. This is all so confusing.
You have to wait til he is placed in his home prison to apply. Once placed apply. I checked the DOC site like everyday lol
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