Securus Technologies, a superior provider of criminal and civil justice technology solutions for investigation, public safety, monitoring and corrections announced the results of a national survey that was conducted at their Technology Center. The survey shows more than half of correctional facilities are focused on expanding services and updating technology in 2016. This was aimed at improving profitability, productivity and an inmate satisfaction.
56% confirmed that they intend to update their current technology while 55% said that they were planning to expand their services in their facility in 2016. An additional 15% said that cost cutting was their path to success. All respondents could choose more than one answer.
As an indicator that Securus facilities acknowledge the importance of productivity with inmate satisfaction and safety, 33% confirmed that tablets and 66% said that video visitation were vital for their success in 2016. Contraband cell phone risk mitigation, public safety software, investigative solutions and overall safety improvement were also mentioned.
To show their capabilities and answer all needs that arose from the survey, Securus Technologies invested $1.5 million dollars in their state of the art Technology center. The 10,500 sq ft facility is located outside of Dallas and houses the latest criminal and civil justice technology solutions. It offers a unique opportunity for all leaders of facilities of any size to experience the company’s technologies and services in real time.
Securus serves more than 3,450 law enforcement, public safety and corrections agencies and more than 1.2 million inmates all over North America. The firm provides incident management, investigation, bio-metric analysis, information management, emergency response and inmate communication monitoring services and products such as Securus most recent software, video visitation.
In a bid to enure that only superior services are offered, Securus Technologies recently added John Bell as a senior sales executive to its team. His role is to develop a high technology software based sales personnel to complete the expanded portfolio of more than 800 products for the correction and law enforcement sectors.
Bell is a graduate from Holy Cross and has postgraduate work at the Kellogg School of Management and the Wharton School of Business. His professional career has work at Verizon, Time Warner Cable, IBM, AT&T and NTT Verio.
Securus Technologies is not in any way affiliated with the health product on Amazon called Securus which is used for anxiety and pain relief nor is it a part of the Securus America website for agents.