Securus Technologies is a profit making prison technology that has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, though it has a number of regional offices in Atlanta, Allen and Carrolton. The company was founded in the year 1986. Rick Smith is the CEO/president of Securus Technologies. The company is a source of employment for many having employed more than100 people with an addition of more than 2,600 contracts with correctional facilities in the US. The company announced on July 2016 that it had heavily invested in technologies, patent and acquisition in three years. The amount invested by the company was estimated to be more than $600 million dollars.
This dynamic company offers its unmatched services to more than2,450 correctional facilities, public safety and law enforcement agencies in the United States and Canada. It serves more than 1,200,000 inmates in the United States of America. Securus Technologies has developed a wireless containment solution so as to curb contraband cell phones from connecting to mobile networks. Previously, the company had partnered with Harris Corporation on “cell defender” technology before embarking on the containment solution.
Customers are very pleased with the products that Securus Technologies is offering. Some are pleased about the public safety as a result of monitored calls. As customers are well pleased by the LBS software in that millions of illegal assets, drugs and cash money have been recovered thanks to the software. This would have otherwise proved hard in the absence of the software. Customers have been in a position to use information from the phone calls to be able to obtain search warrants for corrupt staff officials, which is very vital. Other customers are happy about the monitored calls containing information about the inmates’ drugs and substance abuse as well as selling drugs in the facility and civilians admitting to selling drug among other. Securus has invested a lot for the betterment of everybody.