GTL, a Finalist in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Program, has released the latest version of its Offender Management System (OMS)—version 5.5—in a continuing effort to improve efficiency and security for correctional facilities.
State-of-the-Art Jail Management Solution for Facilities of Any Size
From intake to release, information on all aspects of an inmate’s incarcerations are maintained by the GTL Offender Management System (OMS) – including initial intake, charges, sentencing, property, housing, medical, meal planning, scheduling, and temporary release to name a few.
For increased security, GTL OMS utilizes digital fingerprinting to positively identify inmates, increasing accuracy in inmate movement, housing, release, etc.
Plus, built-in reports that interface with the Crystal Reports platform from SAP make it easy to produce meaningful and accurate reports.
Now in its third generation, GTL OMS utilizes state-of-the-art web-based technology to deliver an unparalleled user experience that has made it the #1 jail management system in the U.S. county corrections market.
GTL OMS now manages one out of every four county and private facility inmates in the U.S., proving its reliability day after day.
Furthermore, GTL OMS is can now be procured by eligible federal, state, and municipal governments via GSA IT Schedule 70.
“This latest release further solidifies OMS as the most robust inmate management solution in the nation,” said John Lowry, Senior Product Manager, Product Management at GTL.
“Our steady evolution of OMS ensures customers have a product that keeps moving forward and adapting as necessary to fit the needs of their correctional facilities.”
GTL released three new versions of OMS in 2017, which combined to bring nearly 500 enhancements to customers.
Periodic software releases, such as OMS v5.5, keep GTL customers at the forefront of the latest in technology and enhanced product functionality.
The release of v5.5 brought new enhancements, which includes:
- Added configurability to allow or restrict storing property from more than one inmate in one location
• Added the ability to record future work schedules for inmates in work release programs
• Added the ability to display or redact identification numbers so data is only shared on a need-to-know basis
• Increased the speed of checking security threat group keep separates
• Increased capability to connect with inmate criminal history databases by integrating OMS with another industry middleware provider
• Expanded support for Michigan sentencing requirements
The scores of other enhancements contained in this release can be found in the product release notes available on the OMS Customer Forums webpage for current OMS customers.
GTL at a Glance
With the recent acquisition of Telmate, GTL has strengthened its suite of solutions for the corrections industry and expanded its community corrections portfolio with Telmate Guardian, a smartphone-based GPS monitoring solution.
GTL leads the fields of correctional technology, education, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates.
As a trusted industry leader, GTL provides services to over 2 million inmates in more than 2,500 correctional facilities in the United States and Canada, including 33 U.S. departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and many large city/county/provincial facilities.
GTL in 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
The 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’
As an ‘ASTORS’ competitor, GTL is competing against the industry’s leading providers of Corrections Industry Solutions.
American Security Today will be holding the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m, Wednesday, November 15th at ISC East, the Northeast’s largest security industry event, in the Jacob Javits Exhibition Center in New York City.
At ISC East you will have the chance to meet with technical reps from over 225 leading brands in the security industry, allowing you to find out about new products and stay ahead of the competition.
Encompassing everything from Video Surveillance and Access Control to Smart Home Technologies and Unmanned Security, you’re sure to find products and services that will benefit your company and clients.