Securus Technologies is a major provider of communication technologies for the criminal justice system. The company recently discussed the important role they are playing to keep prisoners in touch with their families. They also talked about the important role they are playing in helping to keep society safe.
What the Future Will Look Like
The future of prison communication will have aspects such as more ease in use of all products, increased penetration of tablet and smart devices, more use of video calling, reduced recidivism rates, lower pricing for inmates, more products for inmates, and much more.
According to Rick smith, the future of prison communication will mirror what has been happening in society over the last decade. According to Rick Smith, Securus is going to use the products they have and develop more products to achieve the future goals. The aim of the new products will be to help solve crimes, prevent crimes, and save lives. At one time, Rick Smith has compared what they do to being better than what doctors do.
What Inmates can expect In Future When they enter a Prison or Jail
In future, when an inmate is taken to a jail or prison, they can either use Securus devices or bring their devices with them. However, communications will only take place with approved individuals. Communications will be possible with text, email, video, or voice calls. Besides that, instant funding for their accounts will be quite easy. Besides that, the CEO foresees a future where inmates will have access to databases that allow them to access songs, books, legal resources, and medical attention. Rick Smith added that Securus was quite close to providing all of these products to inmates.
According to the CEO, by letting inmates use their devices for prison communications, it allows them to access important numbers on their phones. The result is that booking and bailing periods can be significantly shortened. With Securus doing the necessary monitoring and recording, the public should be quite secure.
By encouraging the use of personal devices by inmates, it will stimulate usage that includes access to databases that allow inmates to access video, audio, law libraries, forms, religious texts, visitation schedules, health care resources and more much faster and more safely. According to Rick, although the company can deliver those products today, they want to lower prices going into the future. Read more on Crunchbase.com
About Securus Technologies
The company, which has its headquarter in Dallas, Texas, serves over 3,450 law enforcement, public safety, and correctional agencies country wide. Over 1.2 million inmates in North America access the company’s communication solutions. The services offered by the company have been lauded by law enforcement and prosecutors alike for helping solve otherwise unsolvable cases.