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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

DCSO Responds to Single Vehicle Accident with Injuries

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (9/2/15) — According to a Daviess County Sheriff's Office report, DCSO deputies along with Daviess… Read More

City of Owensboro's Labor Day Schedule

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/15) — City Hall, Owensboro Transit System and Parks Administration will be closed for the Labor Day… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6795

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6020

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 3989

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3179

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 2672

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 19528

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12216

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 6020

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
September 02, 2015 3179

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2544

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2390

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1957

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1256

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1192

Gov. Beshear's Statement on County Clerks,…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1143

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1052

GPD Conducting Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1049

Blood Drive Boosts Blood Bank Deposits

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News