COLUMBIA, Md.--(Kenneth North, as Vice President of Government Services. Kenneth brings over 27 years of law enforcement experience, which includes over two years of direct operational experience with the Managed Access System. This system controlled the contraband cell phone problems in one of the largest state prison in the country.)--Tecore Networks, the inventor of Managed Access technology and a global supplier of 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile network infrastructure, announced today the expansion of its Government Services Division, which includes the key addition of former Mississippi State Department of Corrections Investigations Director,
Prior to joining Tecore, Mr. North was the Director of the Corrections Investigation Division at the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Jackson, MS. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. North’s experience includes managing statewide operations for several Investigative Offices. He was responsible for overseeing all criminal and administrative investigations for the Mississippi Department of Corrections, as well as the four offices at the Corrections Investigation Division’s (CID). He also managed three of the Department’s Security Threat Group Management Units (STGMU), the Electronic Surveillance Operation Center (ESOC) at the Mississippi State Penitentiary, the Inmate Telephone System at twenty-four facilities, and the Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST).
“At a correctional agency one of the most important missions is to provide a safe and secure environment for staff, inmates, and the public. We did just that with Tecore’s Intelligent Network Access Controller (iNAC™), Managed Access System at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, MS. We stopped illegal contraband cell phone traffic, thus preventing crimes before they could occur. I am looking forward to leveraging my targeted Managed Access experience with State Department of Corrections and Federal Agencies in stopping the epidemic of contraband cell phones,” said Kenneth North.
Mr. North will spearhead Tecore’s efforts in expanding its continued commitment to Public Safety by providing Managed Access to our nations Correctional Facilities. He will lead the battle against contraband cell phones to eliminate the illegal activity in and outside of prisons.
“We are very excited to welcome Mr. Kenneth North to our team. Kenneth brings a wealth of knowledge in the government operations field, and has worked extensively with Tecore’s Intelligent Network Access Controller (iNAC™), at the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, MS. Kenneth is a valuable addition to our team, and will ensure that we continue in our leading role in the area of combating cellular contraband,” said Jay Salkini, President and CEO of Tecore Networks.
About Tecore Networks
Tecore Networks is the inventor of Managed Access technology and a pioneer global supplier of multi-technology 2G, 3G, and 4G/LTE mobile core and access network infrastructure. From millions of subscribers, to small private networks, Tecore has serviced the commercial and government sectors for over 20 years. Offering cutting-edge voice and data technologies, and setting the standard for all-IP based architecture; Tecore has exponentially increased performance while minimizing cost and space requirements. Tecore offers value-added features and state-of-the-art professional services that enable their customers to increase ARPU and retention. Founded in 1991, Tecore is ISO 9001:2008 certified, and a three-time winner of the Global Mobile Award. For more information, visit Tecore Networks at www.tecore.com.
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