Pinellas County Jail offers a way to electronically send funds to inmates | News
Clearwater, Florida-- The Pinellas County Jail now offers family members and friends of inmates a way to deposit money into an inmate's commissary fund from anywhere with phone or inernet service.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Detention and Corrections Bureau, along with the Keefe Group, activated the new technology, "Access Secure Deposites", on May 1.
It allows inmates to access additional funds for food products, personal care produtcs and other goods from their inmate commissary vendor,.
Citizens interested in depositing money into the the commissary account of a Pinellas County Jail inmate can make the deposit in three ways:
- Through Access Secure Deposits kiosks located in the Video Visitation Center or the Central Division Public Lobby of the Jail - Deposits can be made with cash or credit cards.
- By calling toll-free, 866-345-1884.
- Through www.accesscorrections.com.
According to Sheriff Bob Gualtieri, "This technology will be a convenience for the inmates and those assisting them."
Any questions about the Access Secure Deposits program can be directed to Captain Tim Downs, 727-453-7391.