Securus Technologies is one of the top companies that provide communication solutions to the civil and criminal justice sector of the United States. The main office of the firm is based Dallas, Texas, and it is dedicated to offering services to the about 1.2 million prisoners who are convicted in 3450 correctional facilities in North America. The services of Securus Technologies include control of incidences, emergency response, reporting to the public, biometric analysis, communication, examination of products and services, management of information, and self-service for inmates. The company’s mission is to make the sure that there is security in the world and to connect the families with their loved ones in prison.
The firm recently declared that it will be offering an opportunity to each inmate at the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (LA DOC) to make one free call per day. The free communication service will start on September 7th. This service is meant to help the inmates to keep in touch with their families after the flood that happened in the past days. According to the chief executive officer of the Securus Technologies, connecting the prisoners with their families is an essential action that the company is committed to doing especially after the recent flood tragedy in Louisiana. Communication helps in mitigating the stress and anxiety among the inmates and their family and friends at home.
Securus Technologies’ offer of free calls is valued at $300,000. The company has also volunteered to give a monetary contribution of $50,000 the Louisiana Department of Corrections’ inmate wellbeing fund, as a way of offering more assistance to the prisoners who are incinerated there. Securus Technologies will enable the free calls feature for the whole day with the help of the Department of Corrections. The company has estimated that approximately 250,000 calls will be made in the correctional facilities for the coming seven days.