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LCSO: Leon County Detention Facility inmates given access to tablets

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 17:38:27-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Inmates at the Leon County Detention Facility were given Securus tablets on Monday, giving them access to various communication and educational programs.

According to the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, the tablets currently have no video visitation capabilities but said that will be offered early next year.

The tablets allow inmates access to:

  • send and receive monitored correspondence
  • religious and educational classes
  • books
  • a law library
  • commissary orders
  • mental health information
  • job application and search information

The sheriff’s office also said that fees will be associated with the use of the tablets.