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Detention Equipment Contractor - SWS Group
Preventative Maintenance Lock and Key

SWS Detention Group will develop a maintenance program specific to your facility, focusing on the detention equipment that is installed at your facility. Services will be performed by a technician trained in all Southern Folger systems. This Technician will ensure that all systems are inspected, audited, maintained, and functioning properly to ensure longevity of your systems.

Based on the needs of your facility programs can be provided:

  • Annually, Bi-annually, or Quarterly
  • The facility will be provided with various types of documentation regarding their systems such as wiring diagrams, equipment templates, and parts diagrams
  • Audit reports for each door will be provided electronically or manually


Preventative Maintenance

SWS will perform planned and scheduled maintenance at your facility. This will extend the life of your detention equipment and reduce the amount of unplanned maintenance activities and the likelihood of unexpected failures.

Maintenance includes the following:

  • Inspection
  • Adjustment
  • Cleaning
  • Lubrication
  • Operational testing electronically and mechanically
  • Identification of needed repairs
  • Documentation

Additional Services

Your Facilities maintenance agreement includes the following services:

  • Ongoing free technical phone support
  • Discounted rates on parts and equipment
  • Preventative maintenance of both sliding and swing doors
  • Training on basic troubleshooting

SWS Group can provide the following services at an additional cost:

  • Spare locks for quick replacement
  • Coordination for troubleshooting of door control systems
  • Upgrade/replacement of worn or obsolete locks
  • Replacement of worn or damaged detention doors and frames
  • Modifications to existing detention doors and frames to suit new hardware
  • Installation of food pass or cuff ports into your existing detention doors

SWS Detention can also help with:

  • Security Glazing, including one way mirrored glass
  • Speak ports, pass throughs, key cabinets, and pistol lockers
  • Detention furnishings: holding cell and dayroom
  • Detention washroom and shower accessories
  • Supply of security screws, anchors and security bits


Please contact us at 1-877-797-1999 or email Kelvin, Vice President - Construction ( or Kristian, Project Manager ( for more information.