Media Coverage

ELearning Inside – September 13, 2019,  INMATE ELEARNING FOR POST-INCARCERATION EMPLOYMENT IN THE GIG ECONOMY – There was a recent press release posted on Yahoo! Finance about a partnership between corrections technology company GTL and vocational training company VirtualiaNet. Continue Reading.

Officer.com – September 10, 2019, Combining Trained Analysts and Proactive Intelligence, GTL Fusion Helps Correctional Facilities Solve Crimes and Stop Illicit Activity – Resulting in arrests, the recovery of contraband, and disciplinary actions, GTL Fusion provides solid results and benefits for customers. Continue Reading.

Officer.com – September 10, 2019, Combining Trained Analysts and Proactive Intelligence, GTL Fusion Helps Correctional Facilities Solve Crimes and Stop Illicit Activity – Resulting in arrests, the recovery of contraband, and disciplinary actions, GTL Fusion provides solid results and benefits for customers. Continue Reading.

HRDive – September 3, 2019, Incarcerated people to prepare for freelance careers with tablets, vocational courses – A partnership announced late last month between GTL and VirtualiaNet will provide incarcerated people with training and technology to learn “entrepreneurial skills” on GTL tablets. Continue Reading.

PennLive Patriot-News – August 8, 2019, Electronic tablets in prisons expected to improve inmate behavior, streamline operations – “The tablets have been a very good thing here,” Clark said, listing a wide range of benefits, which included educational opportunities, a reduction in violence and cost savings. Continue Reading.

CorrectionalNEWS – August 7, 2019, GTL Steps Up to Help Rehab Substance Abusers – GTL is breaking down those barriers through a partnership with Breaking Free Group, a UK-based digital health and behavioral science company that has pioneered the utilization in corrections settings of clinically-robust digital behavior change interventions for addictions. Continue Reading.

Officer.com – July 29, 2019, Product News: 8 New Jails & Corrections Products – GTL’s CareerOneStop ReEntry is a secure application for the Inspire tablet which allows access to the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) CareerOneStop website content and tools. Continue Reading.

CorrectionalNEWS – July 25, 2019, GTL and Kentucky Foundation Offer Families Free Video Visitation – “It is an honor to work with the WJRF and provide a mechanism by which children can talk, see, and maintain a relationship with their incarcerated loved one. GTL believes in the power of communication and connection in reducing recidivism and keeping families together.” Continue Reading.

KOAT Action 7 News – July 19, 2019, Text messaging, music and games: At MDC, electronic tablets for inmates locked inside – MDC rolled out the tablet program a month ago, and inmates are able to use them throughout the day. On top of listening to music, playing games,and texting they can also use them to read articles, magazines and religious materials, as well as to view the facility handbook. Continue Reading.

The Advocate Messenger – July 18, 2019, Partnership to provide free video visits for children with incarcerated loved ones – Video visitation offers benefits to both the children impacted by incarceration and their loved ones behind bars. Continue Reading.

The Daily Independent – July 13, 2019, Boyd Fiscal Court makes approvals for jail – The New Tech bid will allow for the jail to replace security cameras, install a new control panel and intercoms and install a new keycard lock conversion. Continue Reading.

ABC 7 News – July 12, 2019, Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation Partners with GTL to Offer Video Visitation Between Children and Incarcerated Parents – “Due to their situations, many of these kids do not have contact with their incarcerated loved ones. Through GTL’s generosity, we are now able to help a different child each week communicate with an incarcerated loved one-talk to them, see their face, share experiences, and lift everyone’s spirits.” Continue Reading.

Associated Press / Fox 56 – July 12, 2019, Free video visitation for children of inmates thanks to Frankfort foundation’s partnership – The Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation (WJRF), which advocates for and serves Central Kentucky children and youth impacted by incarceration, announced today that it has started a new initiative with GTL to offer one hour of free video visitation time each week for a child to talk to a loved one currently incarcerated in a correctional facility. Continue Reading.

CorrectionalNEWS – July 8, 2019, Madison County Detention Center Implements GTL ServicesGTL recently announced that the Madison County Detention Center in Richmond has installed a new inmate telephone system to increase meaningful connections between inmates and their loved ones. Continue Reading.

Richmond Register – July 6, 2019, The Buzz: MCDC Updates Communication Technology – “Starting today, GTL is the new inmate communication provider for the Madison County Detention Center,” said Jailer Steve Tussey in a press release sent out Tuesday. Continue Reading.

American Security Today – July 2, 2019, Madison County Detention Center Implements GTL Services “This new, intuitive technology not only better connects friends and family members to their incarcerated loved ones, it also provides security and investigation capabilities to the jail that allows us to increase security and safety.” Continue Reading.

Kenosha News – June 10, 2019, Video visitation to replace in-person visits at jail, detention center – “Definitely the inmates will have more contact with their friends and family (with the new policy), especially using the off-site visitation,” Hannah said. Continue Reading.

The State Journal Editorial – June 6, 2019, Editorial: Pros Outweigh Cons in Inmate Tablet Debate– We believe it’s a conglomeration of all three. The inmates are serving their time for their crimes and the tablets seem to pose no threat to public safety. Continue Reading.

The State Journal – June 5, 2019, Franklin County Regional Jail Enters Inmate Tablet Era –  The tablets came at no cost to the jail, officials said. GTL charges inmates for use of some services and reimburses the jail’s commissary for administrators allowing them into the jail, effectively generating revenue for FCRJ. Continue Reading.