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Norway Kriminalomsorgen invests in British prison tech

Norwegian Correctional Service – Kriminalomsorgen has selected Unilink, an award-winning UK company as a provider of offender management solution (OMS). In new Agder prison, new technology will make everyday life easier and clearer for both prisoners and employees, announced Kriminalomsorgen. The first technological Unilink’s “kiosk” was recently installed in the Agder prison Mandal department. The […]

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Covid-19 communication prisoners

Prisoners communicate online with families/friends during Covid-19 crisis

Prisoners in all private and public prisons and secure establishments in the United Kingdom, including Jersey and Guernsey and two prisons in Northern Ireland, are keeping in touch with friends and family via secure messages during the Covid-19 crisis. With all personal visits to prisoners suspended, email a prisoner (EMAP) service provides the easy and […]

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Digital – the new normal for Norwegian prisons

Steven Van De Steene, Enterprise Architect and Technology for Corrections Expert With Unilink as a partner, I’m proud to be part of the digital transformation project in Norway. This project is broader than implementing new, state of the art technology to support Kriminalomsorgen with the management of offenders both in prisons and the community. It […]

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Unilink’s self-service – a game changer

“The self-service kiosks were a game changer for us in this journey” Pia Sinha – Governor – HMP Liverpool HMP Liverpool is a category B local prison that serves the Merseyside area. It was last inspected in September 2017, at which time it held around 1,150 prisoners. That inspection found that conditions had deteriorated from […]

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