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Apr 6th, 2020

Securus Technologies Contributes Millions of Free Communications to Help Incarcerated Individuals Stay Connected with Loved Ones during COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced many correctional agencies across the country to make the difficult but medically necessary decision to limit individuals entering facilities, including temporarily suspending in-person visitation. On March 13, 2020, in light of these necessary restrictions, Securus Technologies began working with its partners across the United States to provide credits for free e-messages as well as free … Read More

Mar 4th, 2020

Aventiv Technologies Reports Initial Progress On Reform Commitments

Aventiv Technologies and its corrections-services subsidiary, Securus Technologies, today reported progress on key milestones of the transformation commitments announced in mid-January.  Under the direction of President and CEO Dave Abel, the organization is undertaking an expansive and holistic transformation to make its products more accountable, affordable and accessible.  The pace of the early progress in the multi-year effort highlights the company’s … Read More

Feb 10th, 2020

Community Tablet Helps Incarcerated Individual Prepare for Success

DALLAS, Texas (February 10, 2020) – In the second installment of the profile series, “Improving Lives From the Inside Out”, the story features an interview with an incarcerated individual who has been empowered with educational technology provided by Securus Technologies® to help prepare for successful reintegration into society upon release. This installment highlights Jacob Currey, an incarcerated individual at the … Read More

Dec 4th, 2019

Over 9,000 eCards for Breast Cancer Awareness Bring Hope to American Cancer Society With Almost $2,000 Donation

DALLAS, Texas (November 29, 2019) – For the past three years, Securus Technologies® has supported the American Cancer Society and their efforts to help fight breast cancer.  This year, Securus partnered with the organization during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness month, donating proceeds of the company’s “help fight breast cancer” eCard category. Incarcerated individuals along with their loved ones purchased … Read More

Dec 4th, 2019

Relationships Strengthened by Breaking the Boundaries Between Physical and Digital Spaces is the Focus of Video Series

DALLAS, Texas (December 3, 2019) – Securus Technologies® is committed to increasing opportunities for incarcerated individuals to connect with their family and friends. As part of this initiative, a new campaign entitled, Securus Connects, focuses on these relationships at facilities where communication services are utilized to maintain and nurture these interactions. In the coming months, a bi-weekly video will be … Read More

Nov 27th, 2019

Improving Lives From the Inside Out – Sean Statzer

Family Bond Strengthened Using Digital Tablets for Incarcerated Securus Technologies Announces “Improving Lives From the Inside Out” Profile Series DALLAS, Texas (November 27, 2019) – Securus Technologies® announces the launch of a new profile series entitled, “Improving Lives From the Inside Out.” These stories feature interviews with incarcerated individuals who have been empowered with educational technology and communication tools provided … Read More

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