Securus Technologies can easily be considered the leading provider of inmate communications and investigative tools for corrections and public safety officials. Keeping families and friends connected during incarceration is essential to the proper rehabilitation of inmates. Through traditional phone service and video and email chat, Securus Technologies has helped keep more than 1.2 million North American inmates connected to their loved ones.
Their recent acquisition of GovPayNet is part of Securus plan to improve the payment servicing options they currently offer. The payment service software aids in the processing of court fines, property tax payments, speeding violations and cash bail. Robert Pickens, Chief Executive Officer and President of Securus shared the company’s excitement over the new acquisition and revealed a few of plans for their future. The addition of GovPayNet has enabled Securus to significantly increase the number of payments processed annually. With the combination of the company’s JPay and the new addition of GovPayNet, they plan to further advancement in the market of government payment processing.
Founded in 1986, Securus Technologies is a prison technology company currently serving more than 3,500 public safety and corrections agencies in the U.S. Over 1,200,000 inmates rely on Securus Technologies to remain in contact with loved ones during their incarceration. In addition to inmate communication services, Securus Technologies specializes in providing quality investigative tools and software to help fight and reduce crime within prison walls, making it a safer environment for inmates and staff.