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Keeping Our Jail Free of Drugs with Securus Technologies

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I work in our local state jail, and each day I am putting my life on the line to try to keep the peace in jail. These same inmates that I am trying to keep from hurting each other, are the ones getting high and looking to hurt me and my team of corrections officers. To combat the problem, we have to work tirelessly each day to try to keep drugs out of the inmates hands.


An inmate who is high on drugs can be a bigger problem to handle and puts us all in severe danger. The ways that we try to combat the flow of drugs in the jail is by stopping each visitor and going through their belongings and scanning them trough a large x-ray machine. Gang members are not concerned about going to jail if caught smuggling drugs because they feel they will earn credit with the gang leader for taking the risk.


To fight the drug issues on another level, we do a surprise cell inspection all the time. These searches sometimes yield us the drugs we want, but the inmates tend to be one step ahead of us and keep the drugs from being discovered. One last resource that has become invaluable in our efforts to stop the flow of drugs in the jail in monitoring the inmate calls. The inmates know we are listening, so they try to code their messages so we can not make heads or tails of what they are saying.


When Securus Technologies installed the new system to monitor all inmate calls, we saw results immediately. The chatter was detected by the LBS software, and pointed us to inmates who were handing down orders, how the drugs got into the jail, and who was carrying out the orders. This phone system has been key in our efforts to make the jail safer.


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Securus Keeps Everyone Safe With New Innovation

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Preventing crimes that take place in prisons is a difficult thing to do. First of all, prisoners are very unlikely to tip off law enforcement officers. They do so at risk for their own safety. Secondly, prison guards may be in on the crime taking place inside of a prison. This includes smuggling in contraband for the prisoners for profit. Many times, guards themselves are a part of a crime ring inside of a prison.


So how do you get information about the criminal happenings inside of prison? You may have come up with the idea to listen in on prison phone calls. You’d be right. Many times, criminals give away their plans during their phone calls out of a prison. If you need contraband smuggled into the prison, for instance, you need to communicate your order to somebody.


This is where it gets tricky. While listening to prisoner phone calls is a good way to collect intelligence, how would you go about doing it? You couldn’t have a panel of law enforcement officers constantly listening in on the phone calls. That would be way too much man power. The costs for that kind of surveillance would be sky high. Plus, you’d want your officers doing other things, such as enforcing the law.


That’s where a telecommunications company called Securus comes in. This company provides internet and phone call services to prisons. In an effort to help law enforcement prevent crime, they have developed proprietary software. Securus records all prison phone calls. The recorded digital information is then stored in a database.


The software is capable of searching the database for a single person’s voice. This allows law enforcement officers to follow up on leads, collect actionable intelligence and prevent crime taking place in the prison. It keeps everyone safe.

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Securus Technologies, Inc. to Acquire JPay Inc.

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When two companies merge, they become one, for this reason, this is the closest bond o all. It has succeeded the entire participation criterion which has extended the need to procure the best intentions in the universe. Securus Teams up with Jpay in the closest bond of all. When a company is united through acquisition, it will never be broken by anything unless failure strikes at their doorsteps. Jpay is a company which has served the American inmate facilities or more than one decade. For this reason, it is one of the most experienced providers of digitized payments, education, entertainment, ad communication in the correctional space.


Securus Technologies has also announced this acquisition through the signing of the definitive stock. When they complete the payment, they will acquire the company and its services to enrich their companionship through service delivery. Jpay is also considered as one of the leading companies serving the inmate facilities. According to a recent study, the company serves more than 33 inmate installations in the United States. Jpay has a list of entertainment applications sold to the inmate facilities. They have also specialized in training facilities which have worked to develop high-end facility training systems in a common jail operation.


According to the CEO of Securus Technologies, this acquisition will propel the company to greater heights concerning achievement and growth. It will also meet the needs of the company through their facility growth and market coverage in the inmate society. In the recent speculation, they will use the company to issue the inmate facilities with inmate tablets which will be used to provide better communication to their friends and families through their online capability. According to Jpay President and CEO, they have been looking forward to embracing this opportunity to unite with the market leader in the provision of services to the inmate facilities.