Securus Technologies' First Code Release of 2016 Upgrades Major Platforms

Newest release delivers enhanced front-end and back-end support to improve usage and performance

Feb 05, 2016, 14:55 ET from Securus Technologies, Inc.

DALLAS, Feb. 5 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announces the first code release of 2016, improving and expanding our major platforms to benefit corrections agencies, inmates and family and friends.

"We exist to Serve and Connect to make our world safe. With the largest IT development staff in the corrections industry, Securus helps improve public safety and reduce the inconvenience of incarceration – making everyone's experience better," said Russell Roberts, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Securus Technologies. "This release exemplifies our consistency and perseverance of our mission."  This first release of 2016 touched almost every major platform at Securus Technologies: Securus OnlineTM; Securus Video VisitationTM; ConnectUsTM; Secure Call PlatformTM; Investigator ProTM; and our SecureViewTM Tablet Program. The release provides additional patches, resolves defects and includes code deployments needed to stage a new confidential product to be released later this year. 

"With each release, our product set becomes larger and we move further ahead of our competition. This isn't possible without a great team, a single state-of-the-art calling platform that all of our customers have been migrated to, and the investment strategy necessary to continuously improve technology for our constituents: family and friends; inmates; and corrections agencies," said Richard A. "Rick" Smith, CEO, Securus Technologies.  "The Secure Calling Platform (SCP) and ancillary platforms represent the largest single calling platform in the world for corrections and law enforcement – we are #1 for a reason," said Smith.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 3,400 public safety, law enforcement and corrections facilities 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. Securus Technologies focuses on connecting what matters®. To learn more about our full suite of civil and criminal justice technology solutions, please visit

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