In 1986, the profit making company, Securus Technologies, was founded. This company focuses on providing technology to prisons which include telephones, tracking of parolees and managing of information for the government. The company headquarters are in Dallas, Texas but it has coverage in Allen, Atlanta, Georgia, Calton, and Texas. Its employee base is over 1000 employees. Securus Technologies serves above 2500 correction facilities in Canada and the United States of America.
This company has made several acquisitions over the years including the acquisition of Primonics, Archonix Systems, DirectHit Systems and Satellite Tracking of People in 2012 and 2013. In 2014, it acquired Telerus and JLG Technologies. All these acquisitions benefited the company through advanced technologies to provide better services to their clients. Through the benefits achieved through this, they were motivated to acquire Jpay, Guarded Exchange and CellBlox in 2015. By mid-2016, they had spent over 600 million dollars in the acquisitions, copyrights, and technology. Securus Technologies is the leading provider of telephone services for prisons. Over a million inmates use the company’s services to reach their family and friends. The company provides innovative solutions and has focus when it comes to providing reliable and efficient customer service. They cater for the exceptional needs of the correctional facilities through investigations, analysis and management of information, monitoring and managing incidences.
Securus Technologies is helping in decreasing the number of crimes in and out of prisons. From the customer reviews they have received, they have been able to arrest corrupt members that are part of the staff, inmates’ behaviors have been monitored, public safety has been increased, arrests of suspects related to crimes and the recovery of stolen property. All the mentioned incidences have been part of increasing the safety of inmates and the public as a whole. Securus Technologies has advanced experience in their work and together with the advanced technology they use, they are a trusted service provider enhancing safety in the communities.