SOURCE: SecureAlert, Inc.

SecureAlert, Inc.

February 25, 2011 09:10 ET

SecureAlert, Inc. Subsidiary to Provide Sex Offender Patient Tracking for Minnesota Sex Offender Program at Moose Lake, Minnesota

SANDY, UT--(Marketwire - February 25, 2011) - SecureAlert Inc. (OTCBB: SCRA), a leading international provider of patented, wireless electronic monitoring systems and services to public safety agencies, announces that their subsidiary, Midwest Monitoring and Surveillance, Inc., has reached agreement to provide patient tracking system inside the Minnesota Sex Offender Program at Moose Lake, Minnesota for a contract price of $725,456. The project began on February 9th, and is expected to take approximately 90 days to install and become fully functional. 

"The Moose Lake project further demonstrates SecureAlert's ability to deliver a variety of monitoring solutions in support of a broad range of offender-specific customer needs," said Gary Shelton, President of the Midwest Monitoring and Surveillance operating division of SecureAlert, Inc. Mr. Shelton continued that "the State of Minnesota and the Moose Lake facility management team have been very deliberate in their efforts and diligent in their requirements to seek out the most efficient and effective solution available in the marketplace today." "We are very proud to have the opportunity to service this critical program," concluded Mr. Shelton. 

"We continue to see an increased demand for 24/7 intervention monitoring solutions and for offender-specific applications," said John L. Hastings, President and Chief Operating Officer of SecureAlert, Inc. Mr. Hastings continued, "Even though these offenders are held within a secured facility to help correct their behavior, there is a need for these offenders to understand that they are under constant supervision, and the need for them to abide by every rule and requirement placed upon them by their counselors. Electronic monitoring is but one of the tools necessary to assist facility staff with helping patients understand that they have boundaries and accountabilities and that their movements do not go unchecked."

"We are pleased that our subsidiary Midwest Monitoring and Surveillance has continued to perform and win contracts that are driving SecureAlert towards profitability. We are grateful for their commitment and the partnership which we have achieved," concluded Mr. Hastings.

About SecureAlert

SecureAlert is a leading international provider of electronic monitoring systems, case management and services widely utilized by more than 625 law enforcement agencies worldwide. SecureAlert offers real-time intervention services and innovative technologies to observe and track offenders wherever they may be: In their car, home or office. The Company delivers highly reliable solutions and peace of mind through programs that allow probationers and paroled offenders to re-enter society by electronically monitoring them 24 hours a day, for enhanced public safety, while reducing the overall burdens and costs carried by the criminal justice and corrections systems.

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