Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the leading providers for prison technology and communications. The company’s headquarters reside in Dallas, Texas, but they have offices throughout the United States and Canada. Their regional offices are located in Texas and Georgia. The company was founded in 1986 and employs about 1,000 people. They currently have contracts with approximately 2,600 correctional facilities in the 45 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. They are responsible for serving over 2,200 correctional facilities throughout the nation. Securus takes great pride in providing exceptional services to the correctional facilities and the inmates. They reported in July 2016 that they have invested more than $600 million in technologies, different patents and contracts.
Securus has always offered many different types of services to the inmates, allowing them to stay in contact with their loved ones and family members. The plans range from simple communication plans to enhanced video features. They work hard to ensure that the best technology is used and that it’s top of the line. They are always working towards the next advancement, and making sure they can offer great services to the communities.
Throughout the years, Securus has developed a system to control contraband cell phones. Their Managed Access Solutions that was developed in 2016 received a quick approval in more than five correctional facilities. In July of 2016, they partnered with Harris Corporation to develop and introduce “Cell Defender” technology. They understand the need for inmates to have the option to communicate with their family, and they provide the most secure connection in order to do so. Their latest technology venture includes its Wireless Containment Solution. It was developed to help stop contraband cell phones from interrupting and connecting to mobile communication networks. Securus will continue to remain the leading provider with their valuable and high end networks.