Jail Inmate Status Updates Expanded

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - More crime victims in Nevada can now get updates on the jail status of their perpetrators.

Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced Monday that four new agencies signed on to the statewide VINE victim notification system, including Clark County Detention Center, the Las Vegas Department of Detention and Enforcement, the North Las Vegas Police Department and the Department of Public Safety's Division of Parole and Probation.

The system already includes Nevada's smaller counties.

Masto also highlighted the free VINEMobile app, which offers another way to gather inmate information. The system previously used only phone calls, emails and a website to spread the word.

VINE provides victims and other concerned citizens updates when specific inmates are transferred or released from custody.

It also gives information about parole or probation status changes.

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