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Video conferencing helps improve courtroom security

April 18, 2014 | Telepresence Options


Story and images by Justin Faulconer / The News & Advance

In 13 years of presiding over cases that come through Lynchburg General District Court, Judge Ed Burnette has always felt safe behind the bench.

He considers the monitor next to his chair a major reason why.

The screen allows Burnette to have a regular feed into jail cells across Central Virginia to advise inmates during pre-trial proceedings of their rights for attorney representation or regarding bail. The technology resource Burnette has used for the past eight years has permitted him to advise countless suspects without them having to step foot inside a courtroom during pre-trial phases of a case, a practice he touts as effective in helping ensure courthouse security.

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