Keeping Families and Inmates Connected
How often do visit with the ones you love, or just pick up the phone to call and say hello? It seems so simple, but unfortunately, it can be difficult for some. Due to necessary security restrictions, inmates of correctional facilities do not have the luxury or owning cell phones or visiting with friends and family whenever they desire. While it is necessary to place restrictions on inmate communication, it is important to maintain a system that allows them to remain in contact with loved ones.
Research shows that just a single visit or interaction with family can make a world of difference in the success of an inmate during incarceration, and after their release. Understanding the need for adequate, reliable communication for inmates, Securus Technologies began developing platforms that both meet prison standards and help keep families connected.
Going far beyond traditional phone service, Securus Technologies also provides video chat and email services to more than one million North American inmates. Inmates who cannot attend traditional visits now have the option of attending secured video sessions, bringing them as close to home as possible. With more than 2.2 million people incarcerated in the United States, the pressure to release productive and compassionate citizens back into society is high. With Securus, inmates come closer to reaching that goal one call at a time.