Press Releases

Tuesday 10/08/2019 2:35 PM - New Visitation System for Inmates

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: New Visitation System for Inmates
Date and Time of Incident: 10-7-19
Place of Occurrence: Sheriff's Office, 1585 Kansas Avenue, San Luis Obispo
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Sheriff’s Office went live with a new inmate visitation management platform on 10-7-19. The Sheriff’s Office will use the system to manage and automate our video visitation system. This system is provided by a partnership between NCIC Inmate Communications and Homewav. This partnership will provide inmates and their visitors lower rates at 19 cents per minute with no connection fee for phone calls, and 20 cents per minute and $2.00 connection fee for video visits. With the new visitation management platform, visitors can go online to register for video visits with an inmate. These services can be done at two websites: Phone (Accounts, Pre-paid phone funding): https://account.ncic.com Video (Accounts, Pre-paid video funding): https://homewav.com It is recommended visitors register and await Jail approval prior to use of the systems. Additionally visitors can use the Homewav app (On the Apple App Store or Google Play) and be available for video visits from anywhere that has access to high-speed internet and a computer, tablet or smart device.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Tuesday 10/08/2019 2:35 PM