INFORMATION & NOTIFICATION EVERYDAY (vine)
Victim Information & Notification Everyday (V.I.N.E.)
is a free and anonymous telephone service that provides
victims of crime two important features: information
and notification. The Hart County Jail's VINE service
is provided by the VINE Communications Center in Louisville, KY.
VINE monitors the custody status of offenders in the
Hart County Jail. VINE receives updated information
every 15 minutes via an interface with the Hart County Jail's booking system. The information is stored
at the VINE Communications Center in Louisville, KY.
Information is available 24 hours a day, 365 days
The VINE service is available in English and Spanish.
Anyone may call the Hart County Jail's VINE line to
determine the custody status of an offender. Callers
will need a touch-tone telephone to use the service.
To search for offender information through VINE, callers
will need to provide one of the following items:
- Offender Name or Alias
- Secondary search options if there is more than
one offender with the same name:
- Middle Initial
- Date of Birth
- Arrest Date
provided when calling VINE:
- Current Offender Custody Status
- Offender Number (if searched by name)
- Location of Offender
Crime victims and the general public register directly
with VINE by calling 1-800-511-1670 using a touch-tone
telephone or by registering online at www.vinelink.com.
After locating the offender, to register for notification,
they will need to provide VINE with the following
- A telephone number, including area code, they can
be reached for notification.
- A 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN)
Unless otherwise noted, notification calls begin as
soon as VINE receives updated records from the on-site
computer. Notification calls to registered persons
will be made when one of the following occur:
- Release from custody for any reason
- Return to custody after escape
- Unsupervised custody
- Transfer to another facility
- Advance notification of release
Calls will be made every 30 minutes for 24 hours or
until the correct PIN is entered to confirm and stop
the notification calls. If a call is answered but unconfirmed, then calls will be made every
2 hours for 24 hours. Notification messages will be
left on an answering machine, but calls will continue
every 2 hours for 24 hours.
NOTE: Notification calls show up as unknown on Caller
ID and if these calls are blocked, VINE will not get