Prisons in the United States are facing a major problem these days – the rise of usage of contraband cell phones inside the correctional facilities across the nation. It is illegal to use cell phones inside the correctional facilities because it can be an instrument to participate in illegal activities while being detained inside the prison. Jail guards and prison authorities have been working with Securus Technologies to develop a state of the art technology that would prevent these contraband cell phones from working inside the correctional facilities, and the leading prison telecommunications provider in the United States came up with an idea that would significantly decrease the contraband cell phone use. Securus Technologies revealed that they have finally developed the wireless containment system technology, and it will be installed in most of the prisons under the supervision of Securus Technologies. According to the jail guards and the prison authorities, the introduction of a wireless containment system to prevent the use of contraband cell phones is an impressive idea. Engineers and designers working for Securus Technologies explained that the wireless containment system will be able to block any messages or calls sent from the outside from reaching the target number if it is inside a correctional facility. The wireless containment system will be blocking all unauthorized calls and messages, and the authorities looking after the North American correctional facilities are positive that it will curb the instance of violence committed by inmates against pike living freely outside.
The wireless containment system was suggested by a concerned individual who works for a correctional facility served by Securus Technologies. He is presently working as one of the company’s consultant, and he suggested that a system is built to prevent and discourage the use of contraband cell phones. He stated that he experienced being assaulted by two men who were instructed by a prisoner who keeps communication with the outside world through contraband cell phones. He is diligent in confiscating the devices he deemed as illegal, and some prisoners started to keep a grudge against him. When the two armed men entered his house forcefully, they have a single mission in mind – to kill him. He was shot six times, but luckily, he survived.
He quit his job working at the correctional facility, and later on decided to join Securus Technologies as one of their consultants. With the introduction of the wireless containment system, he is hoping that the prisoners would no longer have a way to terrorize people living peacefully outside. Aside from blocking the phone numbers from the outside world from reaching the contraband cell phones, the prison authorities would also have the option to trace down the prisoners who are using contraband cell phones.