Last month my team of fugitive hunters were asked to work on a cold case that was getting new interest. It appears that one of the suspects was recently arrested and an informant in the jail mentioned something pertaining to this case. Heading over to the jail would not yield any results, it would most likely have the suspect go completely quiet on the subject.
My team was aware this particular jail has recently be outfitted with a call monitoring system from Securus Technologies. The new technology gave law enforcement the ability to be able to utilize software that could scan every second the inmates are using jail phones for chatter on any subject. With our suspect in the jail, we saw this as an opportunity to be able to get him to help us with this case.
Securus Technologies already has this same telephone monitoring system in thousands of prison systems, and the staff at this company have one objective of making the world better for all of us. CEO Rick Smith of Securus Technologies assured officers they have his entire team at their disposal when needed. The LBS software was able to identify his last name when he spoke to his sister and alerted us to new information.
The inmates see everything, and within an hour everyone knew why we were in that jail. The suspect was on the phone an hour later talking to his sister about her taking care of something in his home immediately. He was concerned we may be on to new evidence, which we weren’t, but after tailing his sister, we discovered what he was trying to keep from us. That evidence was confiscated and helped us to reopen the cold case and keep this suspect in his jail cell awaiting a new trial.