Securus is a communication technology company that is situated in the state of Texas. Securus provides essential services to correctional facilities all across the United States and some correctional facilities in Canada too. Apart from ensuring that inmates communicate with their loved ones, Securus is always keen on ensuring that such communication does not offend the law. The company has been around for a while, thus its big workforce of over 1000 employees. Apart from its main office which is situated at Texas, Securus has several regional offices in both the Unite States and Canada.
The company is reliable. Records indicate that Securus has worked with over 2200 correctional facilities within US and Canada. The company has made heavy investments in patents and acquisitions. Securus has been reported to have spent over 600 million dollars in patents and acquisitions. In its bid to ensuring that it provides state of the art services to its clients, Securus has partnered with several technology companies of repute.
The partnerships have to lead to the creation of cutting edge technology which in turn has helped improve living conditions in correctional facilities. Securus partnered with Harris Corporation in 2016 to create a service named ‘’Cell Defender’’. The technology is meant to ensure that contraband phones within prisons are not able to connect with mobile networks. The Cell Defender has been great in securing prison facilities, and as a result, illegal, communication between inmates and other inmates has been reduced.
Such an invention is of great value to not only the law enforcement agencies but the society at large. This technology provided by Securus stops crime at its inception. The illegal correspondence blocked could have been meant to organize criminal activities, some violent, against fellow inmates and prison officials or their families. According to the CEO of Securus, ensuring the safety of the society in general forms part of the company’s DNA.
According to PR Newswire, the company develops crime fighting technology that helps prison officers every week. The undertaking is of great help to law enforcement agencies and prison staff. It also helps the inmates themselves as it ensures they too, live in a safe environment.
Securus’ dedication to ensuring safety in prisons has earned it a lot of praise from stakeholders in the law enforcement. PR Newswire has sampled some of the letters that clients send to Securus. The clients’ responses have been very positive and encouraging. One of the letters claim that Securus’ technological advancements have been instrumental in ensuring that criminal activities within and outside prisons have been reduced. Another writer was thankful for the technology provided by Securus as it has greatly helped in the fight against drug abuse.
A prison official also wrote to Securus commending its technology, and he goes ahead to explain that they have used this technology to fight corruption in their facility. Other writers thanked Securus because its technology has reduced potential security risks to the prison because the risks get detected early enough.