Soon inmates in the New York State Department of Corrections system will have access to free tablets.

According to WENY, the initiative is part of a partnership with another corrections-related service provider, JPay. "JPay is providing DOCCS with the tablets, free of charge."

WENY explains the tablets "will allow them to access e-books and free educational material and to file grievances. However, DOCCS says the tablets will not have internet access."

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