Natural catastrophes such as floods that have just been experienced in Louisiana greatly disrupt the day-to-day living of the people affected. The loss of property, loss of health or lives is just some of the aftermath that can characterize a flood. Besides, floods can separate or shut down communication between families at this crucial hour of crisis. Securus Technologies is cognizant of this fact and has offered free calls for inmates at the Louisiana Department of Public Safety Corrections (LA DOC).
Securus is the leading provider of criminal and civil justice technology solutions. The company provides services for public safety, investigation, and correction and monitoring. Currently, Securus serves more than 3400 institutions and covers over one million inmates across North America. Securus has excelled in the provision of emergency responses, public information, biometric analysis, investigations and inmate self-service.
A Friend in Need
Securus has proved to be a friend in need at this hour of crisis to the inmates at LA DOC in the wake of the recent flood. The company will allow the inmate a free call daily up to September 7th to enable them to stay in contact with their families who may be affected by the floods. The company’s management targets that the free calls will go a long way in reducing the anxiety and stress that the inmates and their loved ones are undergoing. This is a magnanimous gesture given that it will cost Securus about $ 300 000 to facilitate the service. As if not enough, Securus has contributed $ 50 000 to the welfare fund of the inmates at the Louisiana Department of Correction to cater for their welfare.
In going out of their way to cater for the communication needs of the inmates, Securus have proved that they hold their client in high regard. This is an example worth emulating for other companies, irrespective of their fields.