Rick Smith, the President, and CEO of Securus Technologies, is leading a revolution in prison technology services that changed the face of law enforcement and support services in the country. Securus Technologies is a Dallas-based prison technology, corrections, and law enforcement services firm with more than 30-years of consistent and high-quality services. The technology additions have made a total transformation in the inmate services to correction services. It includes better connectivity between inmates and their friends and family, professional correction services with agencies have deep expertise, technology-based law enforcement services, etc. Under Rick, the firm has made an integrity pledge drive in the business, and every employee at Securus has signed the pledge as the firm is working on facts, findings, reports, etc.
Securus provides a number of services including friends and family, investigative, corrections, public safety, and monitoring solutions to individuals, firms, independent agencies, and government departments. Rick has helped the company to diversify each solution with a number of highly useful services. For instance, friends and family services offer phone services, video services, email services, jail voicemail, and money transfer. The firm offers video and audio calling services at the most economical and industry best rates charged per minute. Rick has extensively worked with the authorities and agencies to connect almost all the jails in the country to ensure a one-point access for the both inmates, and friends and family. Under the supervision of Rick, the firm invested more than $200 million in communications, education, and media products in the last five years to improve the lives of inmates. According to Wikipedia
In a similar way, public safety solutions are helping law enforcement agencies and cities to collect, consolidate, store, and distribute critical information and ensure quicker dispatch to address the need of the hour. Rick Smith has defined its investigative solutions to identify and analyze data related to investigations using data analytics, voice biometric, and other verification options in an efficient manner. The correction solutions of the firm are targeting inmates and their friends and family to offer communication, information management, and inmate self-service options and helping the correction agencies to improve its efficiencies. Rick integrated the latest technology into the firm’s monitoring solutions, and it offers RF-based and GPS monitoring systems, reporting systems, supporting programs and ensures tracking of juveniles and adults. Rick’s efforts to add innovation in the services secured A+ rating from BBB accreditation.
Rick completed his Bachelors and Master’s Degree in Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo and pursued MBA from the University of Rochester. He worked with Eschelon Telecom Inc, as its President, and Chief Operating Officer from 2000. In 2003, he elevated as the Chief Executive Officer of the firm, and during the period, Rick helped it to grow its revenue from $30 million to $350 million with a CAGR of 48 percent. Visit LinkedIn and follow Rick’s profile.