Securus data shows severity of contraband cell phone usage

Securus Technologies, a provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions, has released data that demonstrates the effectiveness of its solution and the severity of the contraband cell phone challenges faced by US correctional facilities, the company said.

Data collected from Securus´ Wireless Containment Solution (WCS) technology reveals that eight correctional facilities around the country were able to track and stop a combined 1,693,530 illegal communications attempts (and counting). Most startling, one facility prevented 107,827 phone call attempts from contraband cell phones within the first two months following the Securus WCS activation.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 3,450 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,200,000 inmates across North America, Securus Technologies is committed to serve and connect by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live.