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The inmate, who was returning from furlough, was the first person the jail’s body scanner was used on
The Los Angeles County Probation Department, which has struggled to maintain staffing levels for years, is also rethinking the physical qualities it looks for in new hires due to the recent levels of violence
ODSecurity will be showing their total contraband detection capability including Sotor RS full body scanner, THEIA automatic threat recognition software and Central Database, at International Corrections and Prisons Association, in Antwerp, Belgium, from the 22-27 October 2023
The German Shorthaired Pointers and their handlers will detect drugs in Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office jails and courthouse holding areas
Sheriff Patrick Labat says the jail will follow “our normal practices” when former President Trump arrives for booking
Like any other year, it seems there’s just no limit to how far people will go for drugs, wireless devices, the chance to escape, or all of the above
Some jails have also increased the availability of Narcan to reverse opioid overdoses
The first step for prison officials is to have a clear view of the mail security vulnerabilities in their particular facility
The board of supervisors wants to speed the process of filling more than 350 vacancies for deputies, nurses and mental health clinicians
Learn why a layered screening strategy is so important and how it can help your facility plug holes
“You can’t do rehabilitation here if they’re getting drugs inside the facility,” Sheriff Becket Breaux said
“Yes, we have just as many questions as you do,” the sheriff’s department said in a Facebook post
Jimmy Spencer is being held in solitary lockdown following the incident
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The system will allow non-contact inspections for inmates
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The device, that functions like scanners at airports, would allow for more efficient and less intrusive searches
Officers seized 600 items at bookings because of the scanners in 2018
While officials have said canteen funds are generally used for programs that benefit inmates, there is no policy dictating how that money must be used
Be sure to plan for how you will incorporate new tech into your screening process, where equipment will be located and where you will get funding to purchase the tools
Officials believe the full-body scanner will be less invasive and qucker than traditional searches
The scanner will detect drugs, liquids, metals and plastics
Merced County is increasing security at its jails through the use of a body scanner and a video visitation system
Sheriff’s office bought the technology after the vendor financed a trip to see the technology firsthand
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office plans to invest roughly $120,000 in a body scanning system to keep contraband out of the county jail
One of 21 such scanners being used by law enforcement in Michigan
Helps cut down on contraband, lowers risk of civil liability and eliminates arguments against strip searches