All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
All public visits must have an appointment scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Inmates can only view whether they have a visit scheduled.
Muting the mic won't work, since it's possible for an intruder to unmute it.
Your best defense is probably to insert a dummy plug into the microphone jack to prevent sound from being picked up by the internal mic.
Family visiting an inmate in custody must arrive at the facility twenty minutes prior to their scheduled appointment to allow for check in.
Those who arrive late are at risk of losing their visit.
Sadly, covering your camera still won't prevent spies, intruders and even web sites and phone apps from surreptitiously turning on the internal microphone on your computer or mobile phone, computer, or Vo IP phone and listening in on conversations.You can create a dummy plug by simply cutting off the unneeded portion of an old microphone plug.This won't prevent someone from listening to your conversations when you need the mic, such as when using Skype, but it will at least thwart them from using the microphone on their own without you knowing.Cybercriminals, sextortionists, law enforcement, and even school districts have all been doing this kind of spying for a number of years.Spy tools, whether designed by intelligence agencies, cyber crooks or internet creeps, can turn your camera on without illuminating the indicator light.
Inmates are not able to schedule, modify or cancel visitation appointments.