RESTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GTL today announced the release of the next version of its Offender Management System (OMS)—version 5.5—in a continuing effort to improve efficiency and security for correctional facilities.
"This latest release further solidifies OMS as the most robust inmate management solution in the nation," said John Lowry, Senior Product Manager, Product Management at GTL. "Our steady evolution of OMS ensures customers have a product that keeps moving forward and adapting as necessary to fit the needs of their correctional facilities."
GTL released three new versions of OMS in 2017, which combined to bring nearly 500 enhancements to customers. Periodic software releases, such as OMS v5.5, keep GTL customers at the forefront of the latest in technology and enhanced product functionality. The release of v5.5 brought several enhancements, including:
- Added configurability to allow or restrict storing property from more than one inmate in one location
- Added the ability to record future work schedules for inmates in work release programs
- Added the ability to display or redact identification numbers so data is only shared on a need-to-know basis
- Increased the speed of checking security threat group keep separates
- Increased capability to connect with inmate criminal history databases by integrating OMS with another industry middleware provider
- Expanded support for Michigan sentencing requirements
The scores of other enhancements contained in this release can be found in the product release notes available on the OMS Customer Forums webpage for current OMS customers.
To learn more about OMS or for a product demonstration, contact GTL today.
GTL leads the fields of correctional technology, education, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates. With the recent acquisition of Telmate, GTL has strengthened its suite of solutions for the corrections industry and expanded its community corrections portfolio with Telmate Guardian, a smartphone-based GPS monitoring solution. As a trusted industry leader, GTL provides services to over 2 million inmates in more than 2,500 correctional facilities in the United States and Canada, including 33 U.S. departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and many large city/county/provincial facilities. GTL is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, with an employee presence throughout North America. To learn more about GTL, please visit www.gtl.net or social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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