Since the dawn of the new millennium, technology has been on a continuous path to improvement. Now more than ever before, technology is being used on virtually every sector of the economy. One company that is driving the use of technology in the incarceration industry is Securus Technologies.
Securus Technologies is an inmate technology based firm headquartered in Texas, Dallas and serves over 3,200 public safety, correctional centers and law enforcement with communication technology. In addition to this, the facility has a network population of over one million inmates around the North America region. Even with these numbers, Securus Technologies is quite reputable in its operations thanks to the high-technology software solutions it has, the unmatched engineers, designers, technocrats and thinkers it employees.
Some of the services Securus technologies delivers to its clients everyday include; connecting incarcerated members to their families, delivering critical information to correctional facilities, monitoring and responding to emergency situations around correctional facilities, incident management and carrying out investigations to name but a few. According to comments collected by the company from its customers regarding its operations, there is something to write home about. Most of Securus technologies customers are quite confident about the company’s use of technology in preventing crime. The following are of the sampled responses from the survey.
Both correctional facilities and individual users confirmed that Securus technologies equipment have helped create a safer environment for them. For instance, one comment noted how the facilities monitoring equipment helped them gather information on a corrupt correctional facility even leading to his arrest. When it comes to helping solve crimes, one comment noted how monitoring inmates calls helped them get access to critical information that will led to solving a crime on the outside world. These and much more are proof enough that actually Securus technologies use of technology in the inmate industry is to the advantage of everyone.