“Game-changing” tablets allow prisoners to complain against abusive officers

Sherilyn DeNucci
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Prison inmates will be able to use tablets to complain against abusive officers.

JPay, a Florida-based company, will be distributing these tablets to inmates all over New York. The tablets will also contain shopping features and educational tools. JPay will also save inmates’ families over $1 million per year by becoming the new prison phone provider.

Inmates will be able to stay close with their families as well, due to a feature allowing them to keep in touch.

“[It’s] a potential game-changer,” an inmate advocate claims about the device.

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