What Is The Securus Technologies Company?
Securus Technologies was formed when Evercom and T-Netix merged together in September of 2004 to create the company that is now called Securus Technologies. Both companies that merged together to form Securus Technologies were leading inmate communication and prison technology firms. In 2007, Securus Technologies acquired Syscon Justice Systems which was another leading prison technology management firm.
The headquarters of Securus Technologies is located in Dallas, Texas. A regional office and technology showcase room is also located in Carollton, Texas as well. Securus also has a second regional office in the Dallas Forth Worth area in the town of Allen, Texas. A third regional operating office is located in Atlanta, Georgia. The company employers over 1000 people in these four locations.
Securus Technologies provides services to more than 2,600 prisons and other correctional facilities in the United States, Mexico and Canada. 45 states and the District of Columbia are serviced by Securus. It is estimated that over 1 million inmates across North America use Securus Technologies products in some way.
Services provided by Securus Technologies include inmate communication with families and friends through the use of telephones, email and live video. Law enforcement services offered by Securus includes phone, email and video communication monitoring. Surveillance, tracking and investigative tools are some law enforcement tools given to law enforcement officials by Securus to help fight crime and maintain order in prisons.
Many law enforcement and prison officials have utilized Securus Technologies and have benefit greatly from its use. One testimonial says that Securus tools allow the law enforcement community at prisons to quickly and effectively investigate any threats or incidents that take place in jails. Another testimonial reads that Securus monitoring and surveillance have been used to capture contraband and root out smuggling.