Based in Dallas, Texas, Securus Technologies is a prison technology company in America. The company was established in 1986 and it has regional offices in Allen, Texas, Atlanta, Georgia and Carrollton, Texas. Since its inception, Securus Technologies have acquired contracts with more than 2,600 correctional facilities all over the US. It serves more than 2,200 correctional facilities in the US and Canada and has employed more than 1,000 employees. In July 2016, Securus Technologies announced that it had investments worth over $600 million in patents, acquisitions and technologies within 3 years. Securus acquired Syscon Justice Systems, an international brand leader when it comes to Offender Management Systems, in June 2007.
In July 2016, Securus Technology partnered with Harris Corporation on the Cell Defender technology. The company also developed the Wireless Containment Solution in 2017 in order to prevent contraband cell phones from connecting to all mobile networks. Securus Technologies is a top provider of both criminal and civil justice technology solutions for monitoring, public safety, corrections and investigation. The prison technology company provides many different products to correctional facilities all over the US. Securus Technologies is committed to solving and preventing crime through its technology.
On an article posted by PRNewswire on October 21, 2016, Securus Technologies published several customer comments on how the company’s technology has helped in solving and preventing crimes. According to Rick Smith who is the CEO and Chairman of Securus Technologies, the company develops a new service or product once a week that assists correctional and law enforcement officials to prevent and solve crimes. A facility customer stated that with the help of Securus Technology, they were able to monitor calls that had information about inmate alcohol use, drug use and selling, threats and also potential access to a cellular device. Customers commented Securus for its commitment to revolutionizing the incarceration environment.