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VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) is a free automated notification system that alerts victims and concerned citizens about a change in custody of an offender. The system gathers information from jail booking systems, prisons and mental health facilities.
Vine will tell you if an offender is in custody and will give you important status information. VINE allows you to register a phone number(s) and/or email address where you can be notified automatically when his/her custody status changes. Click here for a brief description of the type of notifications VINE will send you.
The offender will not know that you are registered.You are able to register more than one phone or email.When registering a phone number(s) you will create a four-digit PIN, you will use the PIN to verify you received the notification.If there is no answer, VINE will leave a message on an answering machine and will continue to call back for a 24-hour window until you enter your four-digit PIN.VINE is an automated system; you may receive calls at any time, day or night.VINE cannot be registered with a number that rings to a switchboard.