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Mar 1st, 2018

Securus Technologies Announces Successful Drone Pilot Program in Securing Correctional Facilities

DALLAS, TX March 1, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement, investigations, corrections and government payment services announced active pilot programs using drone detection technology to combat the threats in prisons and jails from drone devices. Drones are being used to deliver a variety of illegal contraband to prisons. Corrections officials have … Read More

Feb 22nd, 2018

Securus Technologies Raises Company Record Contributions for the United Way

DALLAS, TX February 22, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement, investigations, corrections and government payment services today announced that it has surpassed its 2017 goal for its ambitious United Way fundraising campaign by 10 percent. Through the generosity of nearly 900 associates, the campaign raised more than half a million … Read More

Feb 5th, 2018

Securus Goes Live with another Deployment of its Wireless Containment Solution

DALLAS, TX February 5, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement, investigations, corrections and government payment services announces that it is helping yet another corrections agency manage its contraband cell phone issues. Recent data from across the country shows significant increases in crimes and violence coordinated from prisons and jails using contraband … Read More

Jan 16th, 2018

Securus Delivers Private Cellular Network for Prisons and Jails to Prevent Dangerous Cellphone Communications

DALLAS, TX January 16, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement, investigations, corrections and government payment services, has created a private cellular network for corrections facilities, called Wireless Containment Solution (WCS). WCS is the only proven system to manage and control the dangers of contraband cellphones in prisons and jails. With … Read More

Jan 4th, 2018

Securus Launches Industry’s Only Fully Integrated Video Relay Service Nationwide

DALLAS, TX January 4, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announces the industry’s first fully integrated Video Relay Service (VRS) offering. Traditionally, deaf and hard-of-hearing inmates are provided with TTY/TDD devices, which require inmates to be able to type in the spoken language. These … Read More

Jan 4th, 2018

Securus Technologies Announces Acquisition of GovPayNet

Acquisition Provides Expanded Platform for Future Growth DALLAS, TX January 4, 2018/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of technology enabled solutions for public safety, law enforcement and investigations, corrections, and government payment services, announced today it has acquired GovPayNet as part of its plan to further expand its payment servicing business. GovPayNet is a category leader and solution-oriented processor … Read More

Dec 30th, 2017

Securus Technologies Announces Management Transition Plan Effective January 1, 2018

Robert E. (“Bob”) Pickens Promoted to Chief Executive Officer Richard A. (“Rick”) Smith Assumes the Role of Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors at Securus Technologies DALLAS, TX December 28, 2017/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announces a management transition plan first socialized in … Read More

Dec 28th, 2017

Securus Technologies Funds Second Year of Five (5) Year Funding Commitment for the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP)

Transforming Men, Women, Their Families, and All of Our Communities Through Rehabilitation and Reentry Support DALLAS, TX December 27, 2017/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, and the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) jointly announced today the second year of funding of the five (5) year commitment … Read More

Dec 1st, 2017

Securus Acquires Jobview to Help Released Inmates Find Jobs – Proven Recidivism Reduction

Jobview Team Joins Securus – Plans to Further Enhance Inmate Product Set DALLAS, TX December 1, 2017/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 acquired Jobview, a Burnsville, Minnesota-based company with a leadership position in designing, implementing, and maintaining interactive touch screen … Read More

Nov 2nd, 2017

Securus Technologies Invested with Facility Partners $1 Billion Over the Last Five (5) Years in Inmate/Friend/Family Savings and State/County/ Local Projects Including Inmate Welfare Programs

DALLAS, TX November 2, 2017/Business Wire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring announced today a series of significant investments directly and indirectly in inmates/friends/family members, in State/County/Local projects, and in savings for inmates/friends/family members. Securus Technologies Pushing the Inmate Advocacy Agenda “I understand that we can’t just … Read More