Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Kentucky DOC Offers Free App to Access VINE Services

vine mobile 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (11/5/13) – The Kentucky Department of Corrections is now providing a free mobile app version of its automated VINE (Victim Information Notification Every day) service. VINE is a free anonymous service that allows victims to register and be notified about changes in the status of Kentucky offenders.

The app, “VINEMobile,” allows individuals to use smartphones or tablets to register and be notified of changes in an offender’s custody status such as a release, parole eligibility or escape. The app allows the user to register with an email address or phone number to receive notifications. VINEMobile, just like the traditional VINE service, includes all county jails across the state, state prisons and inmates housed at halfway houses.

“As technology advances and the use of smartphones continue to increase, it is vital to provide this important service to crime victims in this easily accessed mobile app,” said Corrections Commissioner LaDonna Thompson.

A total of 30,118 searches for Kentucky offenders have already been made using VINEMobile.

VINEMobile is available for both Android and Apple devices. Users can search for “VINEMobile” in Google Play for Androids and in the App Store for Apple devices (if downloading from an iPad, the app only appears as an iPhone app, but will run on the iPad).

VINE may also be accessed at www.vinelink.com or call 800-511-1670.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Kentucky Department of Corrections

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Former 1977 Graduates Speaks at Muhlenberg Job Corps

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/16/14) — In 1977, Mr. Bobby Johnson was a high school dropout, with no family support, could… Read More

Land Between The Lakes 2015 Calendar Highlights

KENTUCKY (9/16/14) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky and Tennessee has so much to… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17641

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 15, 2014 3741

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 13, 2014 3696

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 3605

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 2147

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3696

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1968

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1944

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 1862

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1684

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 12, 2014 1435

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1156

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1111

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 12, 2014 1108

Owensboro Police Investigate Accidents

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 13, 2014 1094

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 3741

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 3605

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 12, 2014 2147

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 16, 2014 1762

Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 12, 2014 1477

Chamber Program Speaker Re-enforces…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06