- How much does the EMHD cost?
- When can I be released on EMHD?
- How is the EMHD hooked up?
- How do I get on the EMHD system?
To be placed on the EMHD, generally an offender is charged a $25.00 set up fee plus $12.00 per day. All payments are due by 4PM each Friday. Payments must be made in cash or money order at the Sterling or Morrison Whiteside County Court Services office.Back to top
You must serve 10% of your required jail sentence unless otherwise ordered by the Court, however , it still requires an application process.Back to top
The EMHD system is connected through the phone line. ( no cordless phones) Therefore, a person must have a land based phone line. The phone line cannot have any blocks (900 number), call waiting, call forwarding, internet service or answering machines. All of these services must be cancelled before you can be hooked up to the EMHD.Back to top
You must either be court ordered to the EMHD or you can request an application for EMHD from the jail staff.