Securus is an American security solutions provider that has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The company’s chief executive officer is Richard Smith, popularly known as Rick Smith. Securus is currently Americas biggest provider of inmate communication services.
Over the years, Securus has been trusted to provide the correctional facilities and other law enforcement agencies with highly secure information channels. The company offers its services to more than 2,600 correctional establishments that are found in 45 states in America. The number of inmates who are benefactors of Securus’ services is currently placed at over one million.
What makes the firm the most sought after in the provision of communication channels and technology to correctional facilities is the focus they’ve put in the designing of high-quality services and products to its clients. The firm’s clients currently include correctional facilities, government institutions and other private companies in need of tailor-made security solutions.
Securus technologies have been in the security solution industry for more than 30 years. Providing communication services is one of the areas the company has focused on. In July 2016, the company announced that it had made investments valued at $600 million.
The investment goes on to solidify the company’s commitment to providing security solutions and also sets it as a leader in the industry. The purpose of the investment is to acquire various patents and in the research and development of numerous technologies that are aimed at providing both robust and secure solutions to its Securus’ clients.
Securus clients have been providing positive feedback on the impact of the company’s technology in the respective correctional facilities. One such facility in an email thanked Securus for its services as the firm’s security was used in the rooting out of a corrupt member of staff.