Securus Technologies continues to make the necessary moves to remain in the front of the industry. The company has been a leading provider of prison technology systems throughout the country for many years. The acquisition of JPay Incorporated allows Securus Technologies to offer every type of inmate service that is needed by correctional facilities in the United States. JPay specializes in email, payment operations and entertainment systems for correctional facilities. Securus is counting on the JPay business model to diversify their own operation. The partnership will open up new markets to both companies and provide the type of resources that will keep the organization at the forefront of inmate services.
Securus Technologies was founded in 1986 and has more than 1,000 employees. The company services more than 2,600 contracts around the nation. Their are offices in Atlanta Georgia as well as Texas. Securus Technologies has spent over six hundred million dollars in patents and acquisitions as they continue to push for growth. The continual expansion of the Securus operation provides opportunities for its employees. It also raises the quality of service that they are able to provide for clients.
Offender Management Systems was one of many acquisitions that Securus made in order to strengthen the company’s position within the industry. Offender Management Systems was acquired in 2007. Prior to this and it had been a leader in prison system technologies.
Securus Technologies is able to offer many different types of services to correctional facilities. It made a pioneering effort to deal with the cell phone contraband problem. Securus partnered with the Harris Corporation on Cell Defender Technology. Their efforts made it possible for detainment facilities to prevent cell phones from connecting to mobile networks outside of the compound. Five corrections agencies approved the system by 2016. The service was eventually introduced in 2017.