The Amazing Story of Rick Smith in 5 minutes!

Rick Smith is the CEO and president of Securus Technologies since June 23, 2008. He served as the president of Eschelon Telecom from 2000 to 2003 and CEO from 2003 to 2007. Education wise Rick holds an associate of applied science in electrical engineering from Rochester, a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the state University of New York Buffalo and a Masters from the University of Rochester’s Simon school.

Securus is a leader in providing technologies used to protect people. Leading customers include correctional organizations and public security agencies. Securus specializes in civil and criminal justice technology solutions which include preventing and solving crimes committed by incarcerated inmates. Read more on

Ricks Smiths argues that Securus is an excellent investment opportunity and development proposal are given weekly to correctional services and law enforcement to solve crimes and prevent social problems in society. And it’s part of the Company’s DNA to serve and protect people so they can be rehabilitated and return to their families and communities safe from crime.

Securus mission is to serve public agencies while offering monitoring services to business owners. Securus is headquartered in Dallas TX serving approximately 2450 law enforcement, public safety and correctional agencies. Also, the company serves 1,200,000 inmates across the United States.

Rick Smith has an enormous responsibility and obligation to the nation, and the country owes him and the company a great gratitude for providing safety to the vulnerable in the society and assistance in the delivery of justice. Rick has hundreds of technologists, engineers, designers and thinkers. Securus goal is to provide the best customer service in the industry.

The enterprise is dedicated to the provision of emergency response, public information, incident management, investigation, communication, verification, data management, inmate self-service and monitoring the world and making it a safer place to live.

Rick is very active in rolling out new product and platforms; recently they announced on February 6, 2017, that they had activated implementation of its wireless containment solutions (WCS). Securus went live with another facility for preventing contraband mobile phones from reaching the commercial mobile network. The service goes further and collects electronic identity of contraband cell phones and provides actionable intelligence and data that aids in investigations in correctional facilities thus preventing crimes.

Rick applauds states that taken action and implemented systems that prevent unauthorized communications in jails across the United States hence keeping the public safe by preventing incarcerated inmates from committing crimes from prison. This helped to improve safety within correctional facilities and in society outside.

The company specialties include call management systems, information management, telecommunication, and data analytics. It has 1000 to 5000 employees signifying the tremendous size and role it plays in the society.

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