Securus Technologies Announces Direct Investment of +$600 Million in the Last Three Years for New Products and Technologies for Corrections and Law Enforcement

Over 950 Products on Display in Technology Center. Industry-Leading Product Set Benefits Incarcerated Individuals, Friends/Family Members, Corrections/Law Enforcement and Society

DALLAS, TX July 28, 2016/PRNewswire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring announced today that it has exceeded $600 million in direct investments in technologies, patents, and acquisitions over the last three (3) years. “We have created the broadest product set in the corrections industry over the last three (3) years – we invested over $600 million in technologies, products and patents,” said Richard A. (“Rick”) Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Securus Technologies. “We invested heavily in these areas:
  • Data Analytics
  • Video ConnectSM
  • Managed Access Systems/Wireless Contraband Elimination
  • Integrated Voice Response Systems
  • Jail Management Systems
  • Wireless Tracking/Location Determination
  • GPS Tracking of Parolees
  • Outsourced Investigation Services
  • Mobile Device “Cracking”
  • Improved Incarcerated Individual Communications/Recidivism Reduction
    • Tablets
    • Incarcerated Individual Education
    • Incarcerated Individual Job Searches
    • Incarcerated Individual Religious Education
    • Incarcerated Individual Funding for Services and Products
    • Video Services
    • Email Services
    • Music
    • Movies
    • Books
    • Electronic Medical Record Services
“Over the last five (5) years – we have invested another $100 million in capital for our core packet switched centralized platform. This platform is called SCP or Secure Calling Platform, and we have grown that to over 950 products and services for over 3,450 facilities (jails and prisons). SCP represents the largest proprietary platform of its type in the world – serving Incarcerated Individuals, friends and family, and corrections officials, and processing approximately 400 million calls per year. “We are not making these investments randomly or without purpose,” Smith said. “This total investment of $700 million (product and core platform) is focused on Securus being the premier provider of the best high tech product set in the government services sector. With the platforms and products that we now have – we can effectively do almost anything that corrections needs to do to be more cost effective, more efficient, with higher levels of safety and security for all customers served,” said Smith. “Most of what we build also benefits Incarcerated Individuals and friends and family members as well – we DO NOT forget about those customers,” said Smith. “We invest in improving the speed of funding – reaching bail bonds dallas and friends/family faster with high quality, video calling for a richer social contact, Incarcerated Individual education, Incarcerated Individual healthcare, religion, finding jobs, recreation, music and movie and book downloads, and tablets. All of that and more. Incarceration is bad/stressful and we try to make it less stressful,” concluded Smith.

About Securus Technologies

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, an Aventiv Technologies company, serving more than 3,450 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,200,000 incarcerated individuals across North America, Securus Technologies is committed to serve and connect by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, incarcerated individual self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. Securus Technologies connecting what matters®. For more information, please visit