Securus Technologies: An Award-Winning Example

Securus Technologies is almost like no other company in the world. It performs an amazing task: securing over 1 million prisoners throughout the United States and Canada. The company researches and develops new technologies on a regular basis, and trains the personnel to use the devices and deal with the new technology.

Having won a Gold Stevie Award a number of times, the company has contracts with over 2,600 correctional facilities in the United States and Canada.

Recently, a new technology was researched and developed allowing prison authorities to monitor telephone calls of the prisoners, even on cell phone lines. That way, authorities were able to make arrests based on information obtained by monitoring the calls.

Securus technologies also has the largest voice-over-internet protocol system in the world that is dedicated to prisoners. With improvements to that system, they were able to stop prisoners from making unauthorized calls with contraband cell phones.

The name, Securus, means something. All one has to do is say the name out loud. That is what the company does, secure us.

Between 2013 and 2016, Securus Technologies devoted over $600 million to new research and development. Their research pays off in many ways, and they are able to train new personnel on the use of the new technology right away. This is a truly unique company with a truly unique mission statement. And that statement can be summed up by “secure us.”

 

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