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How to buy contraband detection (eBook)

Download this Corrections1 contraband detection buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation


Contraband is one of the biggest threats to the safety of corrections staff and inmates. When allowed to enter institutions unchecked, contraband can fundamentally corrupt and weaken the corrections system.

The methods for smuggling contraband into correctional facilities are varied and innovative. It can be concealed in items sent to inmates, and brought in by family, visitors, and even staff. This is why correctional facilities conduct regular searches of items and people, along with inspections of inmate cells.

The high value of contraband means criminals are willing to bribe corrections officers and third-party contractors to smuggle it in. Smugglers also use creative methods, such as drone drops, to bypass security systems.

Every correctional facility needs an arsenal of contraband detection equipment and systems to detect and prevent these smuggling efforts. With the right detection tools, corrections officials can attack the contraband problem in multiple ways simultaneously.

This Corrections1 guide covers:

  • The main kinds of contraband entering correctional facilities, helping you understand the scope of the problem.
  • Options for combating contraband, providing various strategies and tools to enhance facility security.
  • Key considerations before purchasing contraband detection equipment, ensuring you choose the right solutions for your facility’s specific needs.
  • Essential questions to ask vendors, enabling you to gather all necessary information to make informed purchasing decisions.

Download your free copy of the comprehensive “How to Buy Contraband Detection” guide from Corrections1 by filling out the form. Equip your institution with the most effective contraband detection tools.

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