Securus Technologies was established thirty years ago in Texas. Since then, this firm has continuously provided cutting edge technological solutions for investigations, public safety and monitoring of both civil and criminal justice. Recently, Securus Technologies officially announced its involvement in assisting inmates in Louisiana Correctional Department keep in touch with their loved ones who have been negatively impacted by the recent floods. Inmates will be allowed to make one free call daily to enable them stay in good contact with friends and family. This free calling program is expected to last through September 7th this year.
Why Securus Took This Move
According to Rick Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Securus Technologies, this firm is dedicated to ensuring inmates connect with their families at all times. Additionally, at this time of tragedy, it is important for inmates to communicate frequently with their loved ones in case of emergencies. The Louisiana flooding is so severe and significant thus calling for the need of communication to help reduce cases of stress and anxiety among the inmates and their families. The free calls to be offered by Securus Technologies will amount to over $300,000 million. Additionally, Securus is looking forward to making a cash contribution to Louisiana Welfare Department. The contribution to be made approximates to $50,000 and this cash is contributed to give further assistance to the inmates.
The Louisiana Department of Correction and Securus Technologies will activate this feature through September 7th to ensure inmates make free calls on the phones provided. In the next one week, Securus estimates the number of free calls to over $250000.
Securus Technologies serves over 3450 law enforcement, correction and public safety agencies across North America. This firm is committed to connecting inmates with their loved ones through emergency responses, public information and incident management among others. Securus Technologies works with an end goal of making the world a better and safer place to live.