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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

Jan 13th, 2020

Dave Abel Named Chief Executive Officer Of Aventiv Technologies And Its Corrections Subsidiary Securus Technologies

“Dave is an innovative leader who we recruited in April to develop and accelerate an ambitious business transformation program for Securus,” said Bryan Kelln, president of portfolio operations at Platinum Equity, which owns the companies. “We are pleased to take the next step with his appointment as CEO, and excited about his plans for making Aventiv and Securus more accountable, … 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