Lafayette Co. Jail Gets New Body Scanner

by | Apr 18, 2024 | Latest News | 0 comments

MONROE — Lafayette County Jail operations will be smoother, safer and perhaps even less invasive, thanks to a new body scanner purchased with grant funding announced this week by U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan.

The TEK 84 Intercept is a low-dose, shielded body scanner that detects metallic and nonmetallic items like weapons, drugs, cell phones, and other contraband. Experts say it is like the TSA scanners used at airports, and it is coming to the county jail in Darlington.

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