Securus Technologies is a U.S technology company that provides parolee tracking, government information management solutions, and detainee communications services to prisons. It is currently the largest company that provides those services in Canada and the United States. It serves more than one million detainees in approximately two thousand six hundred facilities in forty-five states. The firm was founded in 1986, where, it started as T-Netix Inc. and merged with Evercomin 2004 to form the current Securus Technologies. The company has grown significantly since being founded. In 2007, it acquired Syscon Justice Systems, an international brand leader in Offender Management Systems.
For patents, acquisitions, and technology, Securus Technologies announced in mid-2016 that they spent over six hundred million dollars in three years. The high cost of its assets might be because Securus choose the best in the market. The technology used is top-notch to ensure that they provide unbeatable services to their clients. Due to the challenging issue of contraband cell phones, Securus Technologies came up with a system to control it. The company even partnered with Harris Corporation for the cell defender technology. Early this year, the firm introduced a Wireless Containment Solution. The innovation will prevent contraband’s phones from connecting to the mobile network. This will ensure that the inmates will not use the phones to communicate with the outside world.
Customers using Securus technology, have so many positive reviews of their experience in using their services. In several instances, the clients say how helpful the ability to monitor calls has been. Some corrupt officers caught and implicating evidence exposed. Another prison officer noted how the LBS software from Securus helped in recovering illegal items. Richard Smith, the CEO said that the company’s aims to make the world safer and a customer agreed that using their services is improving the public safety.