IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Prison Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CPSZ) a transaction services provider to the correctional and judicial markets in the US is pleased to announce the completion and signing of an agreement to provide services to Fulton County's two Jail facilities in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Fulton County Jail system processed over 48,000 inmates in 2011. The two facilities have a capacity of 2,773 inmates but average over 3,000 inmates daily throughout the year. CPSZ will offer Bail services through its subsidiary EZ Card & Kiosk. The Kiosk may be utilized for bail by using cash, credit or debit cards, as well as remotely by online access or via 800# prepaid phone cards.
Ron Hodge, CEO and President of Continental Prison Systems stated, "By incorporating the Bail Kiosk and Online bail services, Fulton County Jail will dramatically shorten the length of time an inmate spends within their facilities. The Kiosk System will significantly shorten the incarceration time that has previously been wasted pending the posting of bail and awaiting hearing dates of those incarcerated."
CPSZ anticipates improved revenues of $25,000.00 per month as a result of this agreement.
ABOUT CONTINENTAL PRISONS SYSTEMS
Continental Prison Systems Inc. (CPSZ), dba EZ Card & Kiosk, has been providing kiosk and internet payment services, as well as inmate release debit card products as a full-suite solution for the creation and management of "Cashless Jail Technology" since 2008. In addition, the company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, General Payment Systems, Inc. (GPSI), offers innovative financial transaction and alternative payment solutions to the courts, probation, municipal police, healthcare, child support, educational and public utilities markets in the U.S., designed to streamline and reduce many of the operational, financial management and personnel costs required to properly manage these facilities. Via its proprietary software, teamed with customized kiosk hardware and online website services, EZ Card & Kiosk provides a "cashless" solution to the jail market for the Booking process, collecting and depositing cash and credit card Money Load funds into the inmate's trust account, accepting and handling the funds related to the Bail process, and then refunding the inmate's trust account balance at the time of their release by issuing a Debit Card. Similar technologies and systems are also applied to the markets GPSI serves, offering the "cashless" solution for the myriad of alternative payments and reporting requirements of these government agencies and private sector companies, relieving them of many operating cost overheads, as well as further reducing errors and liabilities.
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For additional information about EZ Card and Kiosk solutions, please visit our website at www.ezcardandkiosk.com
CPSZ's Headquarters: Continental Prison Systems, Inc., 15375 Barranca Pkwy., Suite C102, Irvine, CA 92618 -- (888) 497-2387.
SOURCE Continental Prison Systems Inc.