Convergence Recovery Solutions (CRS) is StreetCred’s municipal collections partner. In states where permitted by law, CRS can provide a city, court or police department with traditional municipal collections services that include a free license to StreetCred® Warrants for every officer in the department.
Convergence Recovery Solutions is a different kind of collection agency. It focuses entirely on the collection of unpaid debts owed to government from court-ordered fines and fees. Where other firms collect on debts from automotive, credit cards, overdue consumer accounts and warrants, CRS exclusively performs warrant debt collection. That’s because CRS founders have a combined 21 years of law enforcement experience and an exclusive focus on fugitive location and warrant clearance.
CRS was founded by police officers and collection attorneys. It has deep domain expertise not just in locating fugitive misdemeanants, but prioritizing contact with individuals capable of making full payment, or successfully completing agreed-upon payment plans with courts. CRS does this in two ways. First, it engages in a full complement of traditional collections services, such as location, written notice and selective telephone contact in compliance with the letter and spirit of the Texas Debt Collection Practices Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Second, and uniquely, CRS has exclusively teamed with StreetCred Software, Inc, to provide to agency customers free of charge to them, the StreetCred warrant service software to be used by the agency’s officers – all officers, not just those serving warrants. StreetCred helps police agencies locate fugitives, get them out of the community and bring your officers home safely.
It does this by bringing together data from throughout the criminal justice system, municipal records, and open source data – then combining it, analyzing it and predictively prioritizing the fugitive case-load and pushing it directly to the officers in the field. Officers view and interact with it right on their MDT or a mobile device like a smart phone or tablet. It is CJIS-compliant, highly secure and very cost-effective in terms of calculable value for the money. There’s no software to install – it works on a regular web-browser through a secured connection behind your firewall.
Convergence Recovery Solutions, LLC, a Texas limited liability company, is a Third Party Collection Agent (“TPCA”) as defined by the Texas Finance Code §392.001(6), (7). CRS has filed the required surety bond in the favor of the State of Texas for the benefit of any person damaged by any violation of §392, Finance Code, with the Texas Secretary of State’s Office, and is empowered to legally collect payments of debt accounts as described in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, §103, Article 1.