Securus Technology, a company that is leading the way in innovations for the corrections industry, has made headlines recently for the positive effect the company’s software is having on the behavior of inmates around the country. Because Securus Technology is now a presence in over half of the correctional facilities in the United States, it has become relatively simple for data to be collected regarding the effects of the software implementation on the behavior of inmates in certain correctional facilities. According to several reputable research teams, the implementation of Securus Technology software in to a correctional facility can lead to a measurable change in the behavior of inmates.
Because of new software like the inmate visitation system, inmates who are in facilities where Securus Technology has been utilized are experiencing a changed lifestyle, which has proved to be a positive occurrence for the prison system as a whole. Because of the change in inmate attitudes as a result of Securus Technology, inmate abuse has been reported low. Apparently, the improvement of the attitudes and outlooks of the inmates creates a more positive inmate experience, with low occurrences of gang activity or other negative instances that are usually frequent in prisons.
Since the data collected from the research team showed the improved safety of the prison facilities associated with Securus Technology, the company has been mentioned in several major news outlets. A spokesman for the prison technology company stated that the founders of Securus Technology are very pleased that the implementation of their software programs is making a difference in the lives of inmates and in the prison system as a whole.