Montgomery County Jail and Courthouse Deploys Athena Security Temperature Checking Technology As Holistic Staff and Inmate Health Precaution

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Athena Security today announced that Montgomery County, Texas, with over 600,000 residents, located 25 miles north of Houston, chose Athena Security’s Elevated Temperature Checking system on the Apple iPad as part of a holistic approach to mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

“The Montgomery County jail behaves like a small city with a very concerned staff that has children and elderly folks at home, officers that come and go, food services, maintenance, counselors, chaplains and inmates all in one place,” said Montgomery County Sheriff Rand Henderson. “We realized quickly that we needed a touch free, automated temperature screening system to complement our holistic approach to COVID mitigation.  We had a very diverse committee including homeland security vet Athena Security and we’re very pleased that our jail and courthouse has the added confidence that regular, automated and accurate…

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