Securus Technologies is a very well-known company when it comes to the inmate communications arena. They are one of the leading providers of technology solutions in different correctional facilities across the United States. Recently, the floods that happened in Louisiana has inspired Securus Technologies to allow each inmate to have one free phone call a day through September 7 in order for them to stay in contact with their family members and close friends.
This is a very critical service for inmates, because there have been many tragedies that have occurred because of the flooding in Louisiana. They need to be able to know if their family members are OK, and they have to also know about their whereabouts. There has been a lot of anxiety because of the flooding, and inmates are generally the last ones to know about what is occurring on the outside world. Because of that, it is very important for incarcerated individuals to be able to keep in contact with their family.
A loss of communication can cause a lot of unneeded stress to inmates and their family members. Securus Technologies is committed to the well-being of inmates and their families, and they realize that this communication is invaluable. The value of the calls that Securus Technologies will be giving away for free is approximately $300,000. Over the course of the that inmates will be able to receive free calls, Securus Technologies and the Department of Corrections will be enabling this free call feature to each inmate.
Securus Technologies services more than 3400 Public Safety locations. They are a company that works with more than 1,200,000 inmates all across the United States. Securus Technologies does more than just provide communications technology, but they also help the correctional facilities with services such as incident management, investigation, and biometrics analysis.