How Jail Video Visits Became ‘Revenue Opportunities’

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A 384-bed jail opened in Lancaster, Oh., this summer. It has high-tech security gadgetry, up-to-date living areas, and a controversial innovation that in recent years has spread across the country: video visitation. Visitors use a telephone-like handset, a camera, and a screen to communicate with an inmate using a similar setup elsewhere in the jail, reports The Atlantic. The two . . .

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