Canyon County Jail installs new body scanner

by | Mar 7, 2022 | Latest News | 0 comments

CALDWELL, Idaho — The Canyon County Sheriff’s Office recently finalized the installation of the Tek84 Intercept body scanner at the county jail.

The body scanner will help jail staff locate and stop contraband from entering the facility.

“The need for a body scanner became clearly evident after we had several incidents involving inmates smuggling drugs into the jail, which led to inmates overdosing as well as the hospitalization of several deputies,” Sheriff Kieran Donahue said.The Tek84 Intercept body scanner produces very low levels of radiation and is confined to the inside of the machine. It also tracks how many times each inmate is scanned each year.

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