With most of the world’s information today being available online, it is not surprising that we are now able to complete forms and applications online rather than in paper form. This leads to much faster processing times, prevention of forms being lost or damaged in the mail, and also reduces errors in trying to read handwriting. Therefore, using online forms and applications for inmate requests in prisons is such a good idea. It will speed up the time that inmates need to wait in order to get their requests approved.
In a recent article on PR Newswire, the online forms that Securus for their ConnectUS system such as automated forms and grievance applications save customers both time and money. This is because correctional facilities usually use paper forms for various types inmate requests such as a grievance, medical need, or even a sign up form. Correctional facilities waste more time and money using paper forms and applications than they would if online and automated forms were made more readily available to them. The money that is saved can be used to improve conditions for inmate and fund programs such as education. The forms take just a few minutes to fill out. Correctional facilities can forget all of the filing and copying of traditional paper forms. In addition, it provides more opportunities for inmates that they may not have had before. Read the full article here: Securus’ ConnectUs Automated Inmate Forms and Grievance Application Saves Customers Time and Money
According to Wikipedia, Securus is a for profit prison technology company that is based in Texas. They are contracted with 2,300 correctional facilities across the United States. The have offices in Carollton, Texas, Allen, Texas, and Atlanta, Georgia. It provides telephone services for inmates.