Mission: We exist to serve and connect to make our world safe.
Securus Technologies connects family and friends to the incarcerated through superior communication services. As the largest inmate communications provider, we help maintain relationships between inmates and their family and friends through easy to use inmate calling options and video visitation from anywhere using Apple® or Android® smartphones, tablets or PCs.
Securus Technologies is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serves more than 3,400 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1.2 million inmates across North America.
Securus Technologies - Connecting What Matters
For more than 25 years, corrections industry constituents - facilities, inmates, and the family and friends of inmates - have relied on Securus Technologies and its predecessor organizations for communication solutions designed to fulfill their specialized needs. In recent years, Securus has strategically executed a revolutionary growth plan by acquiring organizations offering complimentary products and services beyond communications, fortifying Securus' position in the industry as the leading provider of full-spectrum Civil and Criminal Justice Technology Solutions.
We will continue to build our story by connecting what matters to our partners and customers. Please explore our timeline.
January 29th, Securus launched the industry's most comprehensive set of inmate services with the ConnectUs operating system, the first inmate-facing operating system of its kind on the market, which automates critical operations for corrections agencies while delivering unlimited applications to inmates
January 14th, Securus acquired CellBlox, a leading provider of Managed Access Systems (MAS) that limit the use of contraband wireless units in prisons and jails
November 21st, Securus acquired exclusive rights to Jobview's 2nd Chance™ application where Securus will distribute their application throughout the corrections industry to help reduce recidivism
November 11th, Securus entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Vanu, Inc. where Securus will provide managed wireless access systems that will limit the use of contraband wireless units in prisons and jails in the United States
November 6th, Securus installed the largest corrections video visitation project in the United States for Maricopa County, Arizona, with construction of a 600 Video Visitation Terminal Project allowing inmates to receive worldwide video calls
August 1st, Securus purchased selected assets from General Security Services Corporation (“GSSC”) adding additional services to its industry-leading GPS offender monitoring business and expanding base of customers for STOP
June 11th, Securus acquired JLG Technologies and affiliated companies, the leading supplier of continuous voice biometric analysis and investigative tools to the corrections and law enforcement sectors
March 3rd, Securus acquired Telerus, the leading provider of sophisticated automated interactive voice response systems to the corrections sector throughout the United States
December 20th, Securus acquired Satellite Tracking of People (STOP), LLC., the leading provider of active global positioning systems (GPS) based offender monitoring devices in the United States
November 18th, Securus acquired Archonix Systems, LLC, the leading provider of jail management systems, emergency dispatch, court monitoring, and business intelligence systems for the corrections, law enforcement, government services, and emergency management sectors
June 10th, Securus launched newly redesigned Website and account management portal, Securus Online, transforming the family and friend customer experience by providing a new, mobile-enabled Web experience that unifies all Securus communication services under one account
April 30th, Abry Partners acquired Securus Technologies from Castle Harlan
July 3rd, Securus acquired DirectHit Systems, Inc., a provider of sophisticated investigative, data analysis tools for law enforcement and corrections clients (THREADS™ Product)
March 19th, Securus acquired Primonics, Inc., a leading provider of video visitation services to the corrections industry
May 31st, Castle Harlan acquired Securus Technologies from H.I.G. Capital
January 6th, Securus completed transformation of its sophisticated customer service call center to a 225 set in-sourced operation providing service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year, in order to support the largest and best-equipped call center in the industry
September 9th, H.I.G. Capital acquired all outstanding Evercom stock. The merger of the two correctional industry giants—T-Netix, Inc. and Evercom Systems, Inc.—formed the company, Securus Technologies, Inc.
March 5th, H.I.G. Capital, a Miami-based private equity firm with more than $1 billion of equity capital under management, purchased the outstanding shares of T-Netix, Inc. common stock.
Evercom Systems, Inc., formerly Talton Holdings, was incorporated. Over the next several years, Evercom grew through acquisition. The company acquired several inmate telephone service providers across the United States with a strategy built on becoming the leading correctional industry telecom provider to facilities nationwide
T-Netix, Inc. acquired eight affiliated companies in the inmate phone business and the assets of two other companies
Tele-Matic merged with Star Ventures, Inc.
T-Netix, Inc. began under the name Tele-Matic Corporation, which was incorporated in 1986
We seek to hire associates exhibiting the following qualities that align with our corporate values:
Securus has built a solid reputation as a strong competitive leader in our industry. Securus operates in an environment of innovation, teamwork, and customer service excellence.
We acknowledge the hard work of our associates through various recognition programs and corporate events, and foster a dynamic and diverse corporate culture.
Securus has developed sound employment practices to ensure the best candidates are hired to work for the company. Securus participates in the IMAGE program and has partnered with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement division of the US Department of Homeland Security to prevent the hiring of individuals who are not authorized to work in the United States. E-Verify, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employment eligibility verification program, will be used to verify the employment eligibility of new hires within three (3) days of employment.
Securus provides a competitive pay and benefits package. Benefits include two Medical and Dental Plans, Vision Care, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability Benefits.
Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts are also available for reimbursement of covered expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Securus offers eligible full-time associates paid time off including vacation, sick, and personal days. We also provide time off for major holidays.
Securus offers both traditional and ROTH 401(k) options with an employer match. A wide variety of investment options are available through Fidelity Investments.
Securus offers a Section 529 College Savings Plan for associates to save for their family's college expenses.
Securus offers a wide range of on the job skill and knowledge training to all associates. Through our tuition assistance program, Securus encourages its associates to pursue programs professional growth outside the company.
I have been working at SECURUS Technologies full-time (Less than a year)
SECURUS provides a very professional work environment with great pay and bonus structure. The services provided bring families the ability to stay in touch during very difficult times. Management is very available to all associates within the company and provide a very harmonious work environment for staff. The culture is one of promoting strong work/life balance, community outreach, and the opportunity to grow within the organization when skills are proven.
I have no negative comments. It's a great organization to work for.
Advice to Management
Keep up the good work.
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at SECURUS Technologies (Carrollton, TX) in February 2017.
Excellent. They use a different methodology where you interview with team members first then management. I felt it allowed both sides to make a very informed decision about how we would all work together.
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