In a recent press release released by Securus Technologies, the company published for the first time a cross section of comments from some of the past clients and customers who have used their products and facility. The comments published centered on the use and effectiveness of employing technology in the prevention and solve crimes, particularly crimes involving inmates incarcerated in various facilities across the country.
Securus Technologies is one of the leading providers of criminal and civil justice solutions for both private and government entities within Texas and the surrounding states. Their products, services and facilities are designed to assist in the improvement of public safety by enhancing the investigation, correction and monitoring procedures within the justice system.
Most of the comments published by the Dallas based company revolved around the use of technology within the criminal justice system and specifically within correctional facilities. Although I have personally never been incarcerated before, most of the comments that I came across in the publication lead me to believe that technology has indeed had a positive influence on the correction system.
One contributor in particular lauded Securus Technologies’ facilities for having been able to improve the monitoring of clients. In his words, they have been able to closely monitor inmate to inmate conversations through which they obtained invaluable information regarding pertinent issues such as alcohol use, drug trade and abuse, illegal money transfers and even potential security threats. Another contributor also published in the same press release continues to add that, with this kind of information, they have been able as an agency to take significant proactive measures that deter the incidence of contraband inside their facilities.
It is also interesting to note that most of the customers whose comments were published appear to be customers that have been working with Securus Technologies for a long time- some for more than a decade.