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Jail visitation by video "is more secure"

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's office says the new system is more secure and provides ease of use. Inmate's rights advocates say face-to-face visits, even through glass, provide a connection that video can't.

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Jail visitation by video "is more secure"

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's office says the new system is more secure and provides ease of use. Inmate's rights advocates say face-to-face visits, even through glass, provide a connection that video can't.
John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Jail visitation by video 0:56

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