San Mateo’s New Jail Has No Place to Visit Inmates
San Jose Mercury News
May 6, 2016

“San Mateo County’s new Maple Street jail is not your typical jail. It features a computer lab, radiant floor heating, and even images of California nature on the walls, which is probably why Supervisor Adrienne Tissier calls it an example of “compassionate corrections.

But one thing the brand new jail lacks is a visiting room. When family members travel to the jail to visit their incarcerated loved ones, they will ‘visit’ via computer screen.”

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