Global Tel*Link (GTL)
Inmate telephone service for Meherrin River Regional Jail is provided by Global Tel*Link
(GTL). Family an Friends may deposit money to an inmate's account. It will be the inmate's
responsibility to transfer the money from his or her main account to the phone account.
Additionally, family and friends may choose to setup a GTL Prepaid Account to receive receive
calls from an inmate. This can be done by:
• By Internet: www.connectnetwork.com
• By Phone: (866) 230-7761 (Monday - Friday 8am - Midnight EST, Saturday & Sunday
9am - 8pm EST)
When booked into the jail, all inmates receive two (2) free five-minute telephone calls so they
can call family, friends, attorney, etc. After those two calls have been made, money must be
added to the inmate's account or family members can setup an AdvancePay (prepaid) account
with GTL (instructions are below).
Telephones are located in all housing areas for inmate use and are available between 9am -
10:15pm each day unless the jail is on lockdown, emergency situations, or other times
All calls are pre-paid debit or collect and subject to being monitored. Calls are limited to
fifteen (15) minutes to allow all inmates to use the phone. The Inmate Telephone System
does not allow incoming calls and will disconnect if an attempt is made to:
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• make a 3-way call
• answer Call Waiting
• put a call on hold
• forward or transfer a call
Calls may also disconnect if:
• you stop talking without hanging up
• use a cordless telephone (static)
• use a cell phone (poor or degraded recpetion)
For billing issues realted to your GTL account, please call (877)230-4249.
For more information, please download the GTL Advance Pay Brochure. You will find
information on the program, contact information, and frequently asked questions.
If you wish to block inmate calls, you can call 877-650-6249 and request a block to your
number. If you recevie a call from an inmate, you can press 9 to block the number. You will be
prompted to select a four digit pin. You will need that PIN to unblock the number in the future.
Meherrin River Regional Jail
Telephones for inmate use are
located in all housing areas of the
jail and are available for use from
9am - 10:15pm each day.