An American non-profit prison technology firm, Securus Technologies has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Established in 1986, the prison technology company has its regional offices situated in Allen, Texas, Atlanta, Georgia and Carrollton, Texas. Securus Technologies has acquired approximately 2,600 contracts with correctional facilities all over the US. The company also serves more than 2,200 correctional facilities both in Canada and the United States. As of July 2016, Securus Technologies announced that had investments in patents, technologies and acquisitions worth $600 million within a span of 3 years.
Evercom and T-Netix, which are two leading companies in the corrections market industry merged in September 2004 to form Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies purchased Syscon Justice Systems, a global brand leader in Offender Management Systems, in June 2007. The prison technology firm also introduced contraband cell phones control system and by 2016, it had acquired approval in over 5 Department of Corrections Facilities. In 2016, Securus entered into a partnership with Harris Corporation on the Cell Defender Technology. The company also launched its Wireless Containment Solution in 2017 which was aimed at preventing contraband cell phones from linking with mobile networks.
Securus Technologies has also received lots of customer testimonials about how the company’s technology has assisted them in running correctional facilities as well as preventing and solving crime. The testimonials mostly come from prison and jail officials who are in charge of overseeing the correctional facilities. A customer stated that it was through the help of the company’s technology that they managed to track call information about inmates using and selling drugs, a plan to access a cellular device and threats. Another stated that they were able to arrest a corrupt staff member after tracking a call. Facility customers comment Securus Technologies for their wonderful technology and recommend others to try it out and see the results.