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Oct 21st, 2019

140,000 Incarcerated Individuals Empower Their Lives With The Largest Digital Education Program in Corrections

DALLAS, Texas (October 21, 2019) – Securus Technologies is committed to reducing recidivism, and education provides incarcerated individuals with the tools they need for success upon release. Over the years, Securus Technologies has provided over 140,000 incarcerated individuals with education courses and more than 11 million downloads of self-paced educational content. Additionally, through a partnership with Ashland University, students have … Read More

Sep 17th, 2019

Digital Job Search Tool for Incarcerated Individuals Helps Decrease Recidivism Rate

DALLAS, Texas (September 17, 2019) – Securus Technologies is proud to announce the company’s job search application, JobView, has reached a milestone of more than 10.9 million job searches over the past 12 months.  The employment platform, which is available on the SecureView® Tablet as well as kiosks in 28 states, helps incarcerated individuals identify employment opportunities so they can … Read More

Sep 4th, 2019

Securus Technologies Helps the Incarcerated Stay Connected During Hurricane Dorian

DALLAS, Texas (September 1, 2019) – Securus Technologies is committed to keeping people connected, even during natural disasters. As Hurricane Dorian approaches, Securus is providing two free phone calls and five free emails to help incarcerated individuals in Florida corrections facilities stay connected with their family and friends. Working directly with the state and county officials in Florida, free emails … Read More

Sep 4th, 2019

Securus and JPay Celebrate a Record Number of VideoGrams Sent

DALLAS, Texas (August 29, 2019) – Maintaining relationships while incarcerated has a direct impact on reducing recidivism.  In an effort to make staying connected a bit easier, JPay held the company’s second VideoGram promotion of the year, which drove more than 75,000 30-second video exchanges between family and friends and their incarcerated loved ones.  For the discounted rate of one-stamp … Read More

Aug 1st, 2019

Offender Calls and Convenience Increase at Vigo County Community Corrections

DALLAS, Texas (August 1, 2019) – Keeping in touch with your loved one at Vigo County Community Corrections, a work release center in Terre Haute, Indiana, was a lot more complicated than just dialing a phone number. The old system relied on collect calls and phone cards, which drained both money and time. “There’s only me and one other staff … Read More

Jul 30th, 2019

PCSO LAUNCHES SECUREVIEW® TABLETS FOR INMATES IN AN EFFORT TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM

FLORENCE, Arizona (July 30, 2019) The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is excited about our partnership with Securus Technologies which will bring technology to the inmates at the Adult Detention Center. The launch of this technology is aimed at preparing the incarcerated with 21st century skills to help them have a successful future. Inmates are now able to use tablets to … Read More

Jul 9th, 2019

Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Introduces Educational Tablets for Inmates

YORKVILLE, Illinois (July 9, 2019) – The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office announces the launch of a program to help incarcerated individuals become successful now and in the future. Securus Technologies is providing the SecureView® Tablet at no cost to taxpayers or inmates. The Sheriff’s Office commissary program is funding this technology which features applications such as the phone, education, mental … Read More

May 6th, 2019

Former Inmate Changes the Course of His Life with Education, Walking in Graduation Ceremony and Receiving his College Degree

DALLAS, Texas (May 6, 2019) – Tablet technology is helping to educate incarcerated individuals on a massive scale. JPay’s Lantern is the largest digital education program in corrections and through a partnership with Ashland University, the program is changing the trajectory of more than 85,000 incarcerated individuals, including previously incarcerated, Ronnie Hopkins. When serving time for manufacturing methamphetamines, Hopkins credits … Read More

Oct 24th, 2018

Securus Technologies and JPay Announce More Than 31,000 Free Calls Have Been Made by Incarcerated Individuals Impacted by Hurricane Michael

DALLAS, TX October 24, 2018/Business Wire/ — Incarcerated Floridians impacted by Hurricane Michael have made more than 31,000 free calls under a new Securus Technologies initiative that launched on Wednesday, October 17th. But there are still plenty of opportunities for families to connect with their loved ones, with more than 80,000 credits still available for free phone calls on the … Read More

Oct 2nd, 2018

Securus Takes Home Twenty-seven Awards in 2018

DALLAS, TX October 2, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced today that it has won four awards at the 15th Annual International Business Awards and four awards at the 10th annual Golden Bridge Awards bringing the total to twenty-seven honors for the year. … Read More