Monroe County Inmate Phone System

How Does PrePaid Calling Work?

When an unbillable destination number is called, the called party will hear voice prompts providing information regarding PrePaid Calling services and the toll free number of 888-506-8407 to reach the ICSolutions ‘ prepayment center. The called party is invited to stay on the line for a short one-time free call with their caller and at the conclusion of the call they will be automatically transferred to the prepayment center.

The series of events is as follows:

1. The called party is advised of requirement of PrePaid services

2. The called party is invited to stay on the line for a short one-time free call.

3. At the end of the free call, the called party is automatically transferred to the prepayment center. The inmate is notified of the transfer and disconnected from the call.

4. The called party will be offered a choice of payment options (Credit Card, Debit Card, Check-By-Phone, Western Union, MoneyGram, Money Order & Cashiers Check) to establish the PrePaid account.

5. Once the account is funded, the phone system is automatically updated and the inmate will again be able to call that person.

6. The entire process takes as little as 15 minutes but maybe longer depending on the payment method selected by the called party.

Advantages of PrePaid Calling:

• Rapid Account Activation
• Balance notification with every call
• Ability to manage phone expense
• No bills to pay
• No preset limit
• Calls allowed to numbers that would otherwise be blocked

• No commissary fund needed

• No application to complete or credit check to pass
• Refunds returned in five business days when account is no longer needed

For your convenience, you can also establish and fund your PrePaid account utilizing our online payment system at http://www.lCSolutions.com

How much does it cost?

Rates vary by facility and the location of the person you are calling.

Rate information is available to the called party during the call set-up process or by calling our customer service department for assistance.

Broward County Inmate Phone System

Once an inmate receives his or her housing assignment, he or she can contact family and friends by calling collect from phones in the jail. Family and friends must be willing to accept the charges.

Inmates cannot receive incoming telephone calls and BSO employees are not permitted to deliver personal messages to inmates.

If you are having trouble receiving calls from an inmate at any Broward County Detention Facility, would like to request a BLOCK or UNBLOCK on your phone, or have a question about how to setup a DIRECT BILL or PREPAID account, please contact T-Netix with the below information.

T-Netix Budget Connections

  • Any billing issues for the end users
  • For Block/Unblock of phone numbers
  • Any rate issues or questions

Toll free phone number 1-877-800-5729

Miami-Dade Inmate Phone System

Family members and friends of inmates are given the option of setting up prepaid calling accounts using credit cards, checks, money orders or Western Union. Calls that may otherwise be blocked are now completed through GTL’s AdvancePay® program.

How Does It Work?

AdvancePay® allows inmates to call your telephone number without the restrictions of standard billing. When an inmate attempts to dial an un-billable number, the inmate is placed on hold and AdvancePay® will provide the option to the called party to set up a prepaid account. After the prepaid account is established, collect calls to the telephone number may be placed, up to the prepaid amount in the account. After the account money is used, the system will prompt the user to add funds to their AdvancePay® account.

Benefits:

Customers can rest assured that collect call charges will not reach an excessive amount.

When funds on a prepaid account are low, an automated system will contact customers with the option to add more money to their AdvancePay® account.

All transactions occur in real-time. When an inmate places a call to a number set up as prepaid, funds are deducted from the AdvancePay® account as soon as the call is complete.

Questions?

The AdvancePay® Service Department is ready to answer all billing related questions:

Customer Service:
1-866-230-7761
Fax Number:
251-473-2802

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
7am to 11pm, CST
Saturday and Sunday
8am to 7pm, CST

Mailing Address:
AdvancePay Service Dept.
PO Box 911722
Denver, Colorado 80291-1722

Website:
http://www.offenderconnect.com

The easiest way to establish an AdvancePay® account is through our account management website http://www.offenderconnect.com. You can create a telephone account, make payments and view balances on offenderconnect.com. Customers can also create an account through GTL’s automated phone system with either a $25 or $50 payment made via a credit card (convenience fees may apply).

The system is completely automated and can be accessed by calling 1-800-483-8314. In addition to our automated phone system and website, accounts can be established and payments can be made through our AdvancePay® customer service department, Western Union and by mailing checks or money orders.

Helpful tips to avoid calls from inmates from being disconnected:

  • DON’T attempt a 3-way call
  • DON’T try to transfer the call
  • DON’T put the inmate on hold
  • DON’T use or answer “call waiting”
  • DON’T press numbers on the touch tone pad during the call (inmate phone or called phone)
  • DON’T stop the conversation for any length of time, even short pauses may result in disconnection

Once a number has been blocked, only the person the number is listed to may unblock the number by calling: 1-866-230-7761

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Public Officials Request to Suppress Records

Eligible public officials can request that the Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) exempt from public review (disclosure) the personal information contained in their driver, vehicle, and vessel records.

Personal information include the name, hom adds, social security #, telephone #, driver/identification card #, medical or disabilty informaton and photograph or digital image of a public official.

The reqest must be made in writing as requied in Section 119.071(4)(d), Florida Statutes, by completing the Public Official Request to Suppress Records Information Form, HSMW 96020.

The form must be returned to the DHSMV with a letter or other documntation on employer letterhead indicating the eligibilty.

Public officials, their spouses, the children, and other family members living at the same address are eligible for privacy protection under Section 119.071(4)(d), Florida Statutes.

Please contact your agency, the DHSMV or email me at: profvernonjones@gmail.com for a more detailed list of eligible public officials.

Florida Statewide Inmate Search

We now have links of all counties throughout the State of Florida that we can bond clients out of, with their inmate look ups.

Please use the map or the links below to determine which Florida region you need to search in.

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N.Central Region
N.East Region
E.Central Region
S.East Region
S.West Region
S.Central Region
Tampa Bay Region
NW Region

EAST CENTRAL REGION

BREVARD COUNTY: http://www.brevardsheriff.com/dar/inmatephotos/

LAKE COUNTY: https://www.lcso.org/inmates/

ORANGE COUNTY: http://apps.ocfl.net/bailbond/default.asp?

OSCEOLA COUNTY: http://www.osceola.org/correctionsdep/161-3457-0/correctionsreports/InmateSearch.cfm

SEMINOLE COUNTY: http://webbond.seminolesheriff.org/Search.aspx

SUMTER COUNTY: http://www.sumtercountysc.org/p2c/jailinmates.aspx

VOLUSIA COUNTY: http://www.volusiamug.vcgov.org/disclaimer.cfm

NORTH CENTRAL REGION

ALACHUA COUNTY: http://oldweb.circuit8.org/inmate.html

BRADFORD COUNTY: http://bcps.bradfordsheriff.org/smartweb/

COLUMBIA COUNTY: http://74.252.107.19/smartwebclient/jail.aspx

DIXIE COUNTY: http://www.dixiecountysheriff.com/Detention.html

GILCHRIST COUNTY: http://gcso.us/

HAMILTON COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region2/215.html

LAFAYETTE COUNTY: 

https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/initSearchForm.do?searchType=offender&siteId=10000

LEVY COUNTY: http://www.levyso.com/jail_list.asp

MADISON COUNTY: http://www.mcso-fl.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=69

MARION COUNTY: http://jail.marionso.com/default.aspx

SUWANNEE COUNTY: http://www.suwanneesheriff.com/Inmates.aspx

TAYLOR COUNTY: http://taylorcountysherifffl.org/Corrections.aspx

UNION COUNTY: http://www.unionsheriff.us/corrections.html

NORTHEAST REGION

BAKER COUNTY: http://www.bakerso.com/My-Baker_County_Sheriffs_Office/Corrections.html

CLAY COUNTY: http://p2c.claysheriff.com/jailinmates.aspx

DUVAL COUNTY: http://inmatesearch.jaxsheriff.org/

FLAGLER COUNTY: http://www.myfcso.us/inmatesearch/Default.aspx

NASSAU COUNTY: http://www.nassaucountysheriff.com/inmatesearch.asp

PUTNAM COUNTY: http://smartweb.pcso.us/smartwebclient/jail.aspx

NORTHWEST REGION

BAY COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region1/112.html

CALHOUN COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region1/105.html

ESCAMBIA COUNTY: http://www2.escambiaso.com/SmartWebClient/jail.aspx

FRANKLIN COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region1/113.html

GADSDEN COUNTY: http://gadsdensheriff.org/#

GULF COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region1/109.html

HOLMES COUNTY: http://www.dc.state.fl.us/facilities/region1/107.html

JACKSON COUNTY: http://www.jacksoncountyfl.net/correctional-facility

JEFFERSON COUNTY: http://www.jeffersoncountysheriff1.com/

LEON COUNTY: http://www.leoncountyso.com/leon-county-jail/jail-inmate-search

LIBERTY COUNTY: https://www.vinelink.com/vinelink/siteInfoAction.do?siteId=10000

OKALOOSA COUNTY: http://www2.co.okaloosa.fl.us/xjailwebsite/InmateSearch.aspx

SANTA ROSA COUNTY: http://portal.srso.net/smartweb/jail.aspx

WAKULLA COUNTY: http://www.wcso.org/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=134

WALTON COUNTY: http://jailpublic.co.walton.fl.us/default.aspx

WASHINGTON COUNTY: http://www.wcso.us/jail.htm

SOUTH CENTRAL REGION

DESOTO COUNTY: http://jail.desotosheriff.org/DCN/

GLADES COUNTY: http://gladessheriff.org/?page=95816#

HENDRY COUNTY: http://www.hendrysheriff.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=72

HARDEE COUNTY: http://67.208.197.150/jail1.htm

HIGHLANDS COUNTY: http://www.highlandssheriff.org/Search/NameError.aspx

OKEECHOBEE: http://www.okeesheriff.org/recordsearch.php

SOUTHEAST REGION

Broward County: http://sheriff.org/apps/arrest/

Indian River: http://www.ircsheriff.org/community/online-tools/inmate-records-search

Martin County: http://198.136.35.4/jailinmatesearch/jailinmatesearch.asp

Miami-Dade County: http://egvsys.metro-dade.com:1608/wwwserv/crts/IPSAWNSI.DIA

Monroe County: http://www.keysso.net/dll/webquery.dll?

Palm Beach County: http://www.pbso.org/index.cfm?fa=blotter

St. Lucie County: http://www.stluciesheriff.com/disclaimer.php

SOUTHWEST REGION

CHARLOTTE COUNTY: http://www.ccso.org/forms/arrestdb.cfm

COLLIER COUNTY: http://www2.colliersheriff.org/arrestsearch/

LEE COUNTY: http://www.sheriffleefl.org/main/index.php?r=crimeActivity/inmateIndex

TAMPA BAY REGION

CITRUS COUNTY: http://www.sheriffcitrus.org/public/ArRptQuery.aspx

HERNANDO COUNTY: http://www.hernandosheriff.org/jail/Applications/JailSearch/

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY: http://www.hcso.tampa.fl.us/PublicInquiry/ArrestInquiry

MANATEE COUNTY: 

http://www.manateesheriff.com/Public%20Interest/ArrestInquiry.aspx

PASCO COUNTY: http://www.pascosheriff.com/webapps/ims500r.pgm

PINELLAS COUNTY: http://pcsoweb.com/InmateBooking/

POLK COUNTY: http://www.polksheriff.org/inq/Pages/Jail.aspx

SARASOTA COUNTY: http://www.sarasotasheriff.org/InmateChargeReport.asp

Florida Concealed Carry Reciprocity (Update)

Recent Modifications to the Reciprocity List:

April 25, 2013: Effective this date, WASHINGTON will no longer honor a Florida concealed weapon license.
February 4, 2013: Effective this date, PENNSYLVANIA will no longer honor a Florida concealed weapon license if the license holder is not a RESIDENT of the state of Florida.

It is important for license holders to understand that when they are traveling in or through another state they are subject to the firearm laws of that state.
FLORIDA’S RECIPROCITY STATES:
Alabama (1,3,5)
Alaska (1)
Arizona (6)
Arkansas (1)
Colorado (1,4)
Delaware
Georgia (1)
Idaho (3,6)
Indiana (1,3,6)
Iowa (6)
Kansas (1)
Kentucky
Louisiana (1)
Michigan (1,4)
Mississippi (1)
Missouri
Montana (3)
Nebraska (1)
New Hampshire (1,3,4,6)
New Mexico (1)
North Carolina (1)
North Dakota (3,6)
Ohio (1)
Oklahoma (1)
Pennsylvania (1,4,6)
South Carolina (1,4,6)
South Dakota (1,3)
Tennessee (1,6)
Texas (1,3,6)
Utah (1,6)
Vermont (2)
Virginia (1,6)
West Virginia (1)
Wyoming (1,3)(1) While Florida’s law allows licensees to carry stun guns, knives, and billy clubs in a concealed fashion, the laws in these states allow for concealed carry of handguns or pistols ONLY, NOT WEAPONS IN GENERAL. Florida license holders are prohibited from carrying other types of weapons while in these states.

(2) The State of VERMONT does not issue weapon/firearms licenses. Florida licensees – indeed, licensed or unlicensed citizens from any state – may carry in Vermont. This presents a problem for reciprocity with Florida. Florida law provides that an out-of-state resident must have in his or her immediate possession a valid license to carry a concealed weapon or firearm. Since Vermont residents have no such license, the right to concealed carry cannot be extended to them under Florida law.

(3) Individuals qualify for concealed weapon licenses in these states upon reaching 18 years of age. HOWEVER, any licensee of these reciprocity states who is not 21 years of age or older IS PROHIBITED from carrying a concealed weapon or firearm in Florida.

(4) These states will honor the Florida concealed weapon license ONLY IF the licensee is a resident of the State of Florida.

(5) The Attorney General’s Office of the State of ALABAMA has indicated that Alabama will honor BOTH resident and non-resident Florida licenses. However, the Alabama Attorney General notes that there is some uncertainty as to the limits of Alabama’s reciprocity law as it pertains to non-resident licenses. Pending clarification by the Alabama Legislature or a decision by an Alabama court, he urges non-resident Florida license holders to exercise caution. Refer to the Alabama AG’s Web page for the latest information.

(6) These states issue concealed carry licenses to qualified individuals who are non-residents. These non-resident permits cannot be honored under Florida’s reciprocity provision.

Florida CWP Reciprocity

Anti-Predator Project

Vernon M. Jones II, DD is a proud part of the Anti-Predator Project
  • Our Mission Statement

Anti-Predator Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating human trafficking and sexual predators in the United States through the use of specially trained private investigators. Along with providing investigative and protective services for those victims of these horrific crimes, Anti-Predator Project is also highly dedicated to educating the community about the reality of human trafficking in the United States.

www.antipredatorproject.org

  • Who are we?

Anti-Predator Project is a legally registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to combating human trafficking in the United States. We are a full service non-profit investigative agency that specializes in criminal investigations into individuals and organizations that are involved in human trafficking, the location and recovery of American children that have been kidnapped or sold on the black market, witness/victim protection, and missing children.  We offer our services free of charge to the residents of Monroe, Miami-Dade, and Broward counties and at a very low cost to those in other Florida counties and in other states. Aside from investigative and protective services, Anti-Predator Project also helps to raise community awareness about the reality of human trafficking in the United States.

  • Human Trafficking Facts and Statistics

    1) According to the Trafficking in Persons Report, 2004 www.state.gov/tip/tls/tiprpt/2004/

    Every year:

    – 200,000 American children are at risk for trafficking into the sex industry.
    – 14,500-17,500 people are trafficked into the United States.
    – 5,000-7,000 people are trafficked into the United States from East Asia and the Pacific.
    – 3,500-5,500 people are trafficked into the United States from each of the following regions
    Latin America, Europe, and Eurasia.

     

    2)  An estimated 18,000 foreign nationals are trafficked into the U.S. each year. According to the Polaris Project, the number of U.S. citizens trafficked within our own borders are even higher, with an estimate of more than 200,000 American children at high risk for trafficking into the sex industry each year.

     

    3) ICE “Operation Predator” estimates that 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 10 boys in the U.S. are sexually exploited before they reach adulthood. Child trafficking, child pornography, and international sex tourism now generates billions of dollars a year worldwide.

     

    4) According to the Department of Health and Human Services: After drug dealing, human trafficking is tied with the illegal arms industry as the second largest criminal industry in the world today and it is the fastest growing.

     

    5) According to the FBI:  Human trafficking recently became the number 1 criminal industry in the world.

     

    6) Kathi West, Assistant United States Attorney says: “A lot of people assume that human trafficking only happens in other countries; that this couldn’t possibly happen here in the U.S. I think they would be very surprised to find how much it is happening, and it is probably happening in their town.”

Harboring or Aiding Criminal Fugitives: Lesson #3

Accessory After the Fact
Title 18, US Code – Section 3

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Whoever, knowing that an offense against the United States has been committed, receives, relieves, comforts or assists the offender in order to hinder or prevent his apprehension, trial or punishment, is an accessory after the fact.

Except as otherwise expressly provided by any Act of Congress, an accessory after the fact shall be imprisoned not more than one-half the maximum term of imprisonment or (notwithstanding section 3571) fined not more than one-half the maximum fine prescribed for the punishment of the principal, or both; or if the principal is punishable by life imprisonment or death, the accessory shall be imprisoned not more than 15 years.

Harboring or Aiding Criminal Fugitives: Lesson #2

Concealing Escaped Prisoner
Title 18, US Code – Sec. 1072.

Whoever willfully harbors or conceals any prisoner after his escape from the custody of the Attorney General or from a Federal penal or correctional institution, shall be imprisoned not more than three years.

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