SAN JOSE -- The system used by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office to allow people to deposit money into inmates' accounts for commissary items at the jails will be temporarily unavailable while a new system is installed.
Sheriff's officials say the current system will shut down from June 27 through June 30.
The sheriff's office, which runs the county jails, is changing vendors and needs to shut down the deposit function for four days. The system is expected to be up and running at 4 p.m. June 30.
The sheriff's office is asking the public to plan ahead and deposit money in inmates' commissary accounts before June 27.
The commissary system is a process for friends and family members to place money in inmates' accounts so they can purchase various items including over-the-counter medication.
Anyone who has any questions or concerns about this project is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 408-808-4900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Mark Gomez at 408-920-5869. Follow him at Twitter.com/markmgomez.