Securus Technologies was established in 1986 to help various correctional facilities prevent and solve crimes, and its headquarters is in Dallas Texas. The company operates regional offices in major cities such as Atlanta, Allen, and Carrolton. Securus Technologies has been serving over 1.2 million prisoners in 48 countries and almost 3400 correctional agencies. The company has a 24-hour working schedule both at the technical support team and call center.
Securus Technologies prides in working with the largest crew in the industry of up to 1300 partners across the globe. On top of that, the company works with experienced officers who are based near the correctional facilities they serve. Securus Technologies is one of the leading high-tech software solutions that offer the best edge in criminal justice solutions that enhance public safety. The company offers a connection between:
- Family and friends of the inmates
- Correctional facility workers with vital information
- Connecting prisoners to modern technology
- Provides various investigation leads
As per July 2016, Securus Technologies had invested a sum of $600 on technology and acquisition whereby the technology company has made numerous purchases in the last few years. Here are some of the acquisitions made by Securus Technologies:
- In 2012, they purchased the Primonics and DirectHit systems
- In 2013, they acquired the Archonix system and Satellite tracking of people
- In 2014 and 2015, the company bought Guarded Exchange, Cellblox, Jpay, JLG technology and Telerus
This technology has played a vital role in ensuring that there is smooth operation in the correctional facilities. The modern technology has enabled Securus Technologies to introduce high-tech systems to control contraband cell phones in those correctional facilities. In 2016, the company introduced the Securus Managed Access solution, and it was approved by many departments of correctional facilities. The company made a critical move of partnering with Harris Corporation to offer efficient cell defender technology.