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December 5, 2018

The Best Ways to Search for an Inmate

Here at Pigeonly, we’ve talked a lot about the many different options you have for keeping in touch with your incarcerated loved one, such as: Sending
January 16, 2019
inmate health

Prisoners Make Pennies an Hour. Why Are Their Co-Pays So High?

The $580 Co-pay In prison, seeing the doctor can cost up to a month’s salary. For those in the outside world accustomed to paying $25 or
January 16, 2019
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Business program prepares prison inmates to defy the odds

After he and his parents left the Soviet Union in the late ’80s with dreams of eventually immigrating to America, 12-year-old Leo Novsky sold Russian trinkets
January 14, 2019
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Stay connected to your loved ones

Stay connected to your loved ones, talk unlimited Pigeonly understands your need to stay in touch with your incarcerated loved ones and to keep the inmates
January 14, 2019
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Tips to successfully search for an inmate

It is not difficult to search for an inmate if you know where to look. Most of the inmate records are available online and are accessible
January 9, 2019
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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Google Voice to Contact Inmates

When a loved one is sentenced to prison or jail, one of your main concerns likely revolves around staying in touch with them as much as
January 4, 2019
inmate visitation

Inmate Visitation: The Simple Guide to Visiting Someone in Prison

When a loved one ends up in jail or prison, one of your first thoughts will probably be “When will I get to see them again?”
January 3, 2019
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4 Easy Ways To Send Inmate Money Online

Wondering How to Send Money to An Inmate Online? Here Are 4 Easy Ways Having a loved one behind bars can make you feel pretty helpless.
December 6, 2018

Four people who turned prison stints into businesses

Imagine a place that’s bustling with commercial activity, where a customer can get anything from a haircut to a pair of sneakers for the right price–and
December 6, 2018

Former Prisoners Rethink Criminal Justice Through Entrepreneurship And Civic Technology

“Reentry has to begin the moment you’re sentenced to prison. You’ve got to start planning to come home.” That’s the motif of Teresa Hodge, who co-founded
December 6, 2018

From Inmate to Entreprenuer: How an Ex-Felon Created a $3 Million Startup Helping Prisoners

Right now there are nearly 2 million inmates in state, federal, and juvenile prisons in the United States. Ninety-five percent of them will eventually be freed,
September 20, 2018

Cambridge Police Jail

Cambridge Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 300 3rd Avenue NE, Cambridge, MN, 55008 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 763-689-9567 Facility Address: 300 3rd Avenue NE,
September 19, 2018

Deephaven Police Jail

Deephaven Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 20225 Cottagewood Road, Deephaven, MN, 55331 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 763-525-6210 Facility Address: 20225 Cottagewood Road, Deephaven, MN,
September 19, 2018

Big Stone County Jail

Big Stone County Jail Facility City Jail Address: 20 SE 2nd Street, Ortonville, MN, 56278 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 320-839-3558 Facility Address: 20 SE 2nd
September 19, 2018

McLeod County Jail

McLeod County Jail Facility City Jail Address: 801 East 10th Street 2nd Floor, Glencoe, MN, 55336 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 320-864-5191 Facility Address: 801 East
September 19, 2018

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Shakopee

Minnesota Correctional Facility – Shakopee Facility City Jail Address: 1010 West Sixth Avenue, Shakopee, MN, 55379 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 952-496-4440 Facility Address: 1010 West
September 19, 2018

St. Peter Jail

St. Peter Jail Facility City Jail Address: 207 South Front Street, St. Peter, MN, 56082 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 507-931-1550 Facility Address: 207 South Front
September 19, 2018

East Central Regional Juvenile Detention Center

East Central Regional Juvenile Detention Center Facility City Jail Address: 7565 Fourth Avenue, Lino Lakes, MN, 55014 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 651-783-3989 Facility Address: 7565
September 19, 2018

Blooming Prairie Police Jail

Blooming Prairie Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 138 Highway Avenue South, Blooming Prairie, MN, 55917 Facility City Jail Phone Number: 507-583-7885 Facility Address: 138 Highway
September 19, 2018

Madelia Police Jail

Madelia Police Jail Facility City Jail Address: 116 West Main Street, Madelia, MN, 56062 Facility City Jail Phone Number: Facility Address: 116 West Main Street, Madelia,
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