DALLAS, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections, and monitoring, announced today that they have signed a contract with San Bernardino County, California, to upgrade technology within the jail.
Robert Pickens, President of Securus Technologies said, "We are pleased to partner with San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office to upgrade their technology and create improved safety and security for staff, inmates, and the community. It is an honor to serve them."
Joshua Conklin, Vice President of Sales for Securus Technologies said, "Winning this contract is another big win for our company. San Bernardino County has the second largest system population in California and is in the top 10 in system population for county facilities in the country. They clearly understand the value our technology will provide to them."
The contract was approved by the San Bernardino board of supervisors on Tuesday June 2, 2015 and includes a complete upgrade to technology that adds investigative tools, voice biometric security technology, and free upgrades for the life of the contract. Securus provides multiple upgrades each year to our platforms, which are automatically made immediately available to customers. With this new contract, Securus displaces the previous provider—Global Tel Link (GTL).
"We have invested +$574 million over the last 31/2 years, purchasing and developing new technologies, some patents, and companies; this is much more than everyone in our sector combined," said Pickens. "We always want to be able to say we can exceed our customers' expectations—and we will do that for sure with our partners at San Bernardino County."
ABOUT SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 2,600 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,000,000 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. Securus Technologies focuses on connecting what matters®. To learn more about our full suite of civil and criminal justice technology solutions, please visit SecurusTechnologies.com.
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