DCJ Contracts with Securus and Global Tel*Link

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of Texas.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act , I hereby request the following records:

All Department of Criminal Justice contracts and associated amendments with the following telecommunication companies:

• Securus Technologies (https://securustech.net/)
• Global Tel*Link (http://www.gtl.net/)

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Donna Pursley

Mr. Lipton,

I am sending this email in reference to your recent public information request for information regarding contracts and associated amendments with the telecommunication companies Securus Technologies and Global Tel-Link. TDCJ does not have a contract with either of these companies.

If we can be of further assistance to you or please do not hesitate to contact attorney Steve Smeltzer at 936/437-6787 or by email at steve.smeltzer@tdcj.texas.gov


Donna K. Pursley
Legal Assistant - II
Office of the General Counsel - Huntsville
Phone # 936-437-6007
Fax # 936-437-6994

The information contained in this e-mail and any attachments is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain confidential, privileged, or proprietary information. Any other use of these materials is strictly prohibited. This e-mail shall not be forwarded outside the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Office of the General Counsel, without the permission of the original sender. If you have received this material in error, please notify me immediately by telephone and destroy all electronic, paper, or other versions.


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