Securus Technologies is a profit based prison technological company founded in 1986. The company has its headquarters located in Dallas, Texas with other regional offices one in Atlanta, Georgia and two in Allen and Carrollton both in Texas. Over the years the company has successfully acquired nine companies including Primonics, Satelite tracking of people, Direct Hit Systems, J play, JLG Technologies, Archronix System, CellBlox and Guarded Exchange. In the country, it serves around forty-five states with a total number of 2600 correctional centers and additional 3,450 law enforcement agencies across North America.
The organization uses analytics, information technology, and enterprise software in providing communication to detainees and solving government data management technicalities. The company also oversees parole tracking, biometric analysis, inmate self-service, information management and incident management. The company has a good reputation for its effective response to its customers and offering technical services that have proved to be quite efficient. Securus Technologies provides its services both domestically and internationally. The company has extended its services to correctional centers in Canada, Mexico and the District of Columbia. With association with Harris Corporation, Securus Technologies recently developed the wireless containment solution, a technique used to disconnect contraband phones from mobile networks.
Following a publication made by Secures Technologies, there was various review that gotten from customers about the incorporation of technology to solve crimes. Parole officers and other officials gave feedbacks on how technological products and services have aided in deterring crime and offences in the community. According to the chairman of Securus Technologies, Richard A Smith, the primary objective of Securus Technologies is to establish safety in the society. To do this, it has provided both the civil and criminal justice system with technological expertise in how to monitor, rectify and investigate all aspects relating to public safety.
Mr. Smith said that the review was positive as people gave examples of how technology helped prevent harm by detecting crime before it occurred. Through the reporting data system, monitoring and stopping of contraband in prisons have improved. The covert alert has also been used to find a suspect liable enough to be taken into custody. More so, the LBS software has eased the recovery of illegal products which was initially challenging. Several corrupt personnel who attempted to introduce contraband into the prison got exposed. Securus Technologies has a reputable background that has ensured incarceration of crime in the society by enhancing the peoples’ well -being regarding safety. Securus vision has fueled enhancement the operation of prison system through the creation of innovations essential for the development of investigative gadgets. The investigation appliances will enable efficient inspection in cases where there is a threat posed to either the personnel or the society.