When there is trouble in the city and they need the best the police force to take care of business, my team of fugitive hunters gets the call. While the police can tend to their duties, we have the ability to focus on one person and take swift action. This month we were notified of a fugitive who had stabbed a couple at a party and was about to flee the country, so we had hours to act.
When you get the word a fugitive is looking to flee your country, you want to do everything possible to catch him because he could virtually blend into that other population for years. We knew time was an issue, so we headed to the local jail to collect some key evidence. Since time was an issue and we knew there was no chance of getting help from his family or friends, we had to see if the inmates had any information that we could draw out of them.
The way we would get that information was though the Securus Technologies inmate call system. This monitoring system has the ability to listen to all the phone calls the prisoners make, isolating key conversations based on the verbiage we are looking for. The first part of my plan was to let the inmates know we were there looking for information on the fugitive. We wanted to tip our hand a little and let them know we had information and just needed some more to close this case. We knew that the inmates would be running to the phones as soon as we finished our interviews.
Like clockwork, the inmates did start making calls, one in particular talking about our suspect and how he should stay hidden another few days because of our team hunting him.