Messaging system in Benton County Jail for inmates

Posted: February 18, 2018 at 1:09 a.m.

An inmate uses an email kiosk at the Benton County Jail in Bentonville. The inmates no longer receive mail from family and friends at the jail and it cut out one way contraband could get into the jail, according to Sheriff's Office officials.

Benton County Jail inmates are receiving their mail electronically, which has cut down one way drugs or any contraband gets into the facility.

Mail system

SmartJailMail.com connects family and friends with inmates, prisoners and detainees in correctional institutions using a fast, low cost and easy to use two-way email style electronic messaging system, according to the service.

Source: Staff report

An inmate uses an email kiosk Friday at the Benton County Jail in Bentonville. The jail is using SmartJailMail. The program allows inmates to communic...

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