Inmates in the Washington County Jail can now have video visits with friends and family. Sergeant Bob Ray says it doesn't cost the county anything; the equipment cost is paid for by the company supplying the service.
Calls cost $9.90. Each call lasts 30 minutes and there's no limit to the number of calls that inmates can make. Traditional in-person visits are limited to two visits of 60 minutes a week. The calls, like all inmate communication, are monitored.