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Securus	 Technologies,	 Inc.	 Announces	
Acquisition	 of	 Satellite	 Tracking	 of	 People	
(STOP)	LLC	
	
December	20,	2013	
	
FOR	IMMEDIATE	RELEASE	
	
DALLAS,	TX	December	20,	2013	/PRNewswire/	‐‐	Securus	Technologies,	Inc.,	a	leading	provider	of	
inmate	 communications	 services,	 investigative	 technologies,	 and	 corrections/law	
enforcement/emergency	 information	 technology	 services	 announced	 today	 the	 acquisition	 of	
Satellite	 Tracking	 of	 People	 (STOP)	 LLC	 headquartered	 in	 Houston,	 Texas.	 	 STOP	 is	 the	 leading	
provider	 of	 active	 global	 positioning	 systems	 (GPS)	 based	 offender	 monitoring	 devices	 in	 the	
United	States.				
	
Securus	 Technologies	 will	 finance	 the	 acquisition	 with	 new	 debt	 issued	 as	 incremental	 facilities	
under	the	existing	loan	documentation	and	new	equity.		The	incremental	debt	financing	has	been	
arranged	and	placed	by	Deutsche	Bank.		The	acquisition	closed	earlier	today,	December	20,	2013.	
	
"We	are	excited	to	be	working	with	the	STOP	team	to	continue	to	build	our	bundled	high‐tech	set	
of	 products	 to	 the	 corrections	 and	 enforcement	 sectors,"	 said	 Richard	 A.	 "Rick"	 Smith,	 CEO	 and	
President	 of	 Securus	 Technologies.	 	 "Their	 proprietary	 technology	 and	 monitoring	 devices	 are	 a	
good	 complement	 to	 the	 sophisticated	 products	 that	 we	 supply	 and	 extends	 our	 reach	 into	 the	
parole	and	direct	supervision	segments	of	the	corrections	sector.		We	have	diversified	our	offering	
from	core	outbound	audio	calling	to	include	video	visitation,	'big	data'	analysis,	jail	management	
IT	 systems,	 emergency	 dispatch,	 court	 monitoring,	 business	 intelligence,	 and	 now	 very	
sophisticated	 GPS	 offender	 monitoring	 devices	 –	 a	 valuable	 broad	 product	 set	 for	 all	 our	
customers."	

                                                       
	

	

"Securus	Technologies	and	STOP	represents	an	excellent	combination	for	our	present	and	future	
customers	 and	 our	 employees	 as	 well,"	 said	 Steve	 Logan,	 Chief	 Executive	 Officer	 of	 STOP,	 LLC.		
"Securus	will	allow	us	to	continue	to	develop	our	products	and	 leading	technology	and	combine	
our	efforts	with	the	largest	combined	sales	team	in	the	corrections	and	parole	detection	segments.		
We	will	take	full	advantage	of	the	thousands	of	quality	contacts	and	relationships	that	Securus	has	
established	to	get	our	products	distributed	much	more	broadly	–	and	in	many	instances	bundled	
with	 the	 Securus	 product	 set.	 	 It	 will	 be	 hard	 not	 to	 choose	 the	 Securus	 and	 STOP	 combined	
products	–	representing	the	best	technologies	and	customer	service	available."	
	
About	Securus		
Securus	 Technologies,	 Inc.	 is	 one	 of	 the	 largest	 providers	 of	 detainee	 communications	 and	
information	 management	 solutions,	 serving	 approximately	 2,300	 correctional	 facilities	 in	 45	
states,	the	District	of	Columbia,	Canada,	and	Mexico,	and	more	than	900,000	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,	 Texas,	 including	 four	 regional	
offices	 in	 the	 Dallas	 metro	 area	 as	 well	 as	 one	 in	 Atlanta,	 Georgia.	 For	 more	 information	 please	
visit	the	Securus	website	at	www.securustech.net.	
	
About	Satellite	Tracking	of	People	LLC	
Satellite	Tracking	of	People	LLC,	founded	in	2004,	is	headquartered	in	Houston,	Texas	and	is	the	
largest	provider	of	active	GPS	based	offender	monitoring	devices	and	services	in	the	United	States.		
STOP has over 400 customers in 42 States and the District of Columbia, and also operates in Canada.
For	more	information,	please	visit	the	STOP	website	at	www.stopllc.com.	
	
	
For	more	information,	contact:	
Russell	Roberts,	972‐277‐0656	
rroberts@securustech.net	
	
Source: Securus Technologies, Inc.	




                                                                                                                    	
	

	

                                                       	
                                                        

								
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