Allegheny County Seeks Expansion of Inmate Tablet Program

PITTSBURGH — Administrators of the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh are currently awaiting approval on a request to expand the county’s successful inmate tablet program. The devices, used only for educational and/or self-improvement purposes, were first introduced in summer 2015, and have been touted as possible recidivism-reducing tools. They are currently being rotated through both the male and female populations.

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