I was told a number to call so my son could call us while in jail. We set it up and the phone place informed us that we would need to call the jail in Polk County and was to let the jailer know that the parents had set this up for him. My husband and I took turns faithfully dialing numbers until we was told to dial 515-323-5400. We called it all last night and got nothing but busy signal..OH finally a signal only to be fooled as it just rang and rang. Yes I had the right number...I was onhold letting it ring and ring and ring for no one to pick up...Then I took my husbands cell phone while mine was still waiting on someone to pick up and dialed the same number and it rang busy...Got up this morning and tried it and busy busy busy. I'm complaining as this is just too unreal. Other numbers tried was 515-286-3804,515-286-3801-too many and still got nothing. HOW DOES ONE CONTACT THIER KIN TO LET THEM KNOW THEY HAVE PHONE PRIVILEDGES AS I LIVE 2 HOURS AWAY...THEY TOLD ME I COULD COME THERE TO THE JAIL AND LET THEM KNOW...WHY COULD THEY JUST NOT RELAY A MESSAGE?? I DIDN'T DO THE CRIME.
Pros: SORRY DON'T SEE ANY PROS
Cons: DON'T BOTHER CALLING THE JAIL IT IS WAY TOO BUSY TO ANSWER PHONE