Montana expands inmate notifications for victims

The notification system used by the Montana Department of Corrections to let victims know about changes to an inmate’s status or location has received some upgrades, the department said Thursday. The Victim Information and Notification Everyday system, or VINE, has added text messaging and an iOS and Android app to the telephone, email and TTY… Continue reading Montana expands inmate notifications for victims

Montana felon database now updated in real-time

The Montana Department of Corrections has updated its database of felons with an emphasis on real-time data. According to a press release, the Correctional Offender Network website used to be updated only once a week. Now it will be updated throughout the day, corrections department director Mike Batista said in a written statement Monday. The… Continue reading Montana felon database now updated in real-time