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Jul 1st, 2020

SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDES UPDATE ON EFFORTS TO PROVIDE FREE AND REDUCED RATES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, correctional facilities across the country have taken a number of steps to reduce the potential spread of the virus among incarcerated individuals and correctional staff, including restricting in-person visitation. These restrictions mean that other communication methods, including telephone, video, and digital messaging services, have taken on heightened importance for incarcerated individuals and their … Read More

Jun 23rd, 2020

SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES CONTINUES TO PROVIDE FREE AND REDUCED RATES DURING PANDEMIC

In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, many correctional facilities across the country have reduced or suspended in-person visitation to reduce the likelihood of incarcerated individuals and correctional staff contracting COVID-19. Those restrictions have further added to the importance of telephone, video and email connections between incarcerated individuals and their family and friends. Securus Technologies recognizes the unprecedented situation and … Read More

Jun 9th, 2020

SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES PROVIDES UPDATE ON COVID-19 RESPONSE

In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, correctional facilities across the country have reduced or suspended in-person visitation to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in their facilities. Those restrictions have emphasized the importance of telephone, video and email connections between incarcerated individuals and their family and friends on the outside. Recognizing the need, Securus Technologies has taken far-reaching steps … Read More

Jun 6th, 2020

Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores Responds To Former FCC Commissioners On Transformation Of Securus Technologies

Platinum Equity Chairman and CEO Tom Gores sent the following correspondence today in response to a letter dated May 20, 2020 from former FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Michael Copps, and Gloria Tristani requesting that Securus Technologies, a Platinum Equity portfolio company, take steps to support incarcerated individuals and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic: June 5, 2020 Dear Commissioners Clyburn, … Read More

May 21st, 2020

All-time Record Set With Over 400,000 eCards Sent on Mother’s Day Gifted by Securus Technologies

Securus Technologies® is committed to keeping bonds strong between incarcerated individuals and their families throughout the incarceration experience. It is part of what Securus Technologies connecting what matters® is all about, and it delivers on that promise through its communication technology. This Mother’s Day, that initiative came to life with a special promotion, with complimentary custom, crafted greeting cards to … Read More

Apr 14th, 2020

Uinta County Detention Center Introduces SecureView Tablet Technology to Create Better Outcomes for its Incarcerated Population

Uinta County (WY) Sheriff Doug Matthews today announced the adoption of SecureView tablets in the county’s detention center. The implementation of tablet technology represents the county’s commitment to bettering the lives of incarcerated individuals and equipping them with the tools needed for better outcomes upon reentry. Provided by Securus Technologies, the hand-held devices offer the incarcerated population access to digital … Read More

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 25th, 2020

Six Months After Launching Partnership with Securus Technologies, Cheshire County Correctional Facility Reports Improvements in Safety, Attitude and Behavior

Six months ago, the Cheshire County (NH) Correctional Facility partnered with Securus Technologies as the exclusive provider of corrections-grade tablets, providing incarcerated individuals with access to communications and media services, as well as no-cost reentry and education resources. The county’s Sergeant, Alfred Beyer, reported resounding success of the program, acknowledging improved morale, a reduction in infractions and an amplified sense … 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