VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - JEMTEC Inc. (TSX-V: JTC) ("JEMTEC" or the "Company") the leading provider of integrated technology systems for community based corrections in Canada, has been selected to provide offender monitoring services for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice – Corrections and Policing. This contract award follows a structured competitive procurement process involving detailed technical and pricing considerations. The Contract will include an in-province hosted Radio Frequency solution with GPS and Alcohol monitoring as optional services.
The initial contract has a three (3) year term with an option for two (2) additional one (1) year extensions selectable by Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice for a possible five (5) year term. JEMTEC has provided similar technology and services to the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice since 1990. The awarded value of the contract has not been released.
Eric Caton, President and CEO said, "We are pleased to have been chosen to provide the Electronic Supervision of Offender technology to Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice. Further JEMTEC has provided a full spectrum of monitoring technologies and services too provincial and federal correctional and border services across Canada since 1987 and in doing so has built a reputation for offering the best technological solutions and support for use in this very demanding environment."
Established in 1981, JEMTEC holds rights for a variety of electronic monitoring technologies including reporting systems, voice verification, alcohol monitoring, radio-frequency and GPS tracking systems. The common shares of JEMTEC trade through the facilities of the TSX-Venture Exchange under the symbol JTC. For additional information, please visit www.jemtec.ca
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For further information: Eric Caton, President, Phone (877) 929-4559, Fax (877) 929-4198, www.jemtec.ca