Securus Announces Strategic Partnership with TouchPay Payment Systems
Press Release Sep 29, 2011
Dallas, TX —/PRNewswire/-- Securus Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of inmate communications services and investigative technologies, today announced a partnership with TouchPay Payment Systems to provide numerous automated payment solutions, including lobby and booking kiosks. These new products and service offerings demonstrate Securus’ commitment to providing its correctional facility customers with the most comprehensive array of revenue-generating and efficiency-driving products.
“This partnership allows Securus to provide something truly unique to our customers,” said Robert Pickens, Chief Operating Officer for Securus. “By integrating Securus’ payment products with TouchPay’s automated payment systems, friends and family of inmates can quickly and easily deposit money into a prepaid phone account or into an inmate’s trust account through a network of lobby kiosk machines that are already deployed.” He continued, “In addition, TouchPay’s ability to fully automate the booking process removes a significant burden from correctional facility staff,, allowing them greater focus on their core job responsibilities.”
“TouchPay is excited about the opportunities that our relationship with Securus provides,” said Dan Burgess, Partner, TouchPay Holdings, LP. “Securus is the most recognized name in inmate communication services, and with their dedication to the industry and the value-added services we’ll be able to provide, it just made sense for our companies to create this partnership.” Burgess went on to say, “And most important, our joint customers are the big winners as this collaboration allows them to use the advanced technology solutions of both companies to greatly improve the efficiencies of their facilities.”
Securus Technologies, Inc. is one of the largest providers of detainee communications and information management solutions, serving approximately 2,200 correctional facilities and over 850,000 inmates nationwide. A recognized leader in providing comprehensive, innovative technical solutions and responsive customer service, Securus’ sole focus is the specialized needs of the corrections and law enforcement communities. Securus is headquartered in Dallas, TX, with regional offices in Carrollton and Allen, TX and Atlanta, GA. For more information please visit the Securus website at www.securustechnologies.com.
TouchPay Payment Systems is the industry leader in providing the most convenient, secure, innovative, and fully automated electronic-payment solutions for government agencies in the fields of corrections, courts, child support, and parole and probation. With over 20 years of experience in providing automated-payment solutions, as well as 25 years of Corrections and Law Enforcement experience, TouchPay has a dedicated team that produces high-impact, technologically-advanced products and unparalleled service for our clients. TouchPay is headquartered in Irving, TX.