In the past 5 years corrections officials across North America have seen an increase in the amount illegal contraband entering their facilities. They have recently discovered the pilot-less drones are being used by criminals to bring that contraband into these facilities and until now there has been little they could do about it.
Prison technology giant Securus Technologies is about to change that The company recently completed an 18-month long trial of their new drone detection technology and the results are good. While there are still some ways to make the technology better, the 18-month program has been deemed a massive success. The technology uses a similar Digital Antenna Structure, or DAS, that is already in place for the company’s Wireless Containment Solution (WCS).
Securus also made news in recent weeks when they were the recipients of 3 Stevie awards at the 11th Annual Stevie Awards banquet in February of 2018. This includes a Gold Stevie Award for having the Best Customer Service Training Department. Securus has over 300 employees in their new customer service call center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Securus is a holding company headquartered in the Dallas suburb of Carrollton, Texas with offices in Texas and Georgia. It owns over 20 subsidiaries that provide many technology-based solutions for the law enforcement and corrections communities. They employee of 1,000 full-time employees in North America and their technology-based solutions are used by over 3,500 government agencies. Founded by a former law enforcement officer, Securus Technologies’ goal is to make the Earth a better place to live through technology-based safety solutions. Just a few of the services they provide to their customers include biometric analysis, electronic payment processing, inmate self-services, parolee tracking, phone and email services, and educational products. They serve over 1.2 million inmates in North America with phone, email, and commissary products.