National Survey Reveals Correctional Technology Priorities

DALLAS — Dallas-headquartered Securus Technologies — a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring — last week announced the results of a national survey conducted at the company’s state-of-the-art, $1.5 million Technology Center.

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CTA Summit Allows for Technological Dialogue

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Corrections Technology Association (CTA) held its 13th annual summit with sessions titled “Innovative Cross-Jurisdictional Data Sharing,” “Implementation Initiatives/Lessons Learned,” and “Solving Correctional Problems with Innovative Technologies.”

Workshops with practitioners and providers demonstrated technologies such as automated inmate entitlements tracking and video visitation.

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Supporting Reentry through Video Visitation

A recent report by the Pew Research Center found that recidivism rates have remained largely stable, based on a comparison of inmates released from prison in 1999 and 2004. This is a discouraging statistic, given that reducing recidivism is integral to corrections’ core mission to protect the public.

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