Founded in 1986, Dallas based non-profit company Securus Technologies company employs over 1,000 employees. With offices in Dallas, Allen, and Carrollton Texas as well as Atlanta Georgia Securus Technologies has over 2600 contracts with correctional facilities in the USA. Securus Technologies also services over 2200 correctional facilities in Canada and the United States.
Securus Technologies invested more then six million dollars in patents, acquisitions and technologies since 2013. One major acquisition of Securus Technologies was the acquisition of Syscon Justice Systems in June of 2007. Syscon Justice Systems was an international leader in offender management.
Securus Technologies is known for many advanced communications services to inmates, particularly contraband cell phone control. In July of 2016 Securus formed a partnership with Harris Corporation to create cell phone defender technology. Together they developed a wireless containment solution to prevent contraband cell phone usage.
Securus Technologies provides communication services for inmates to connect with their loved ones. Loved once can open a prepaid account which will allow their incarcerated family or friends to call them. FCC state to state calling is about $.25 a minute. Video chat, voice mail and email are also communication feature provided by Securus. Securus also provides GPS monitoring and court reporting program solutions.