When one is incarcerated, the very things we take for granted become essential to them. The simple freedom of movement, and mind are things that inmates often long for. While being incarcerate is hard, there are a few things, within security requirements of prison institutions, that can make their time behind bars easier to cope with. One of the most important of these, family. Family time and support is important to everyone, even more so for those currently serving time. Being able to maintain a relationship with loved ones serves as motivation for most inmates, helping them remain focused on returning home to their families. In fact, studies show that inmates with frequent family interactions during incarcerations, are less likely to commit violent crimes while behind bars.
Gone are the days where inmates and loved ones waited countlessly for letters and pictures. With the new age of technology, even correctional institutions are finding ways to incorporate technology into the everyday lives of inmates. Securus Technologies, a leading provider in inmate communications is leading the way in prison technology, improving communication techniques constantly, to help better serve correctional institutions and their inmates. While their roots are planted in Dallas, Texas, Securus Technologies current server more than 1 million inmates, and more than 3,000 state, local and federal institutions.
From traditional phone services to video and email messaging, Securus Technologies has completely transformed the inmate communications system. Because of them, inmates can virtually go home for the holidays. Through video chat, inmates and loved ones can share a more intimate visit than a simple phone call, without the trouble of traveling to the facility. We all need the support and encouragement of our loved ones to push us to be better. This opportunity for support should not be exempt to those who have made past mistakes, and the team at Securus Technologies recognizes that