Hamilton County Jail opens registration for new video visitation

An inmate and his visitor converse during a scheduled visitation at the Hamilton County Jail in downtown Chattanooga on Aug. 5.
photo An inmate and his visitor converse during a scheduled visitation at the Hamilton County Jail in downtown Chattanooga on Aug. 5.

Video visitation

At the jail› Open every day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4-6 p.m.› Free› Limited to two 30-minute sessions per week› Visitors must be age 14 or olderFrom home› Available every day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4-10 p.m.› $15 per 30-minute session, whether or not the full time is used› Unlimited sessions with visitors of any ageSource: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

Signup required

Anyone who wants to visit inmates must register at securustech.net/friends; or visit the Hamilton County Jail to register online in the lobbyYou must have:› Internet connection, computer and webcam› Valid email address› Government-issued photo IDSource: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office

The Hamilton County Jail will switch from in-person visits to video visitation on Nov.