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Knox County Jail Installs New Body Scanner

The scanner is thanks to funding from the CARES act. KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A new body scanner has been installed in the Knox County jail. The sheriff's office received the device thanks to funding from the CARES act. Inmates step into the machine and have their...

Blair County prison to get full body scanner

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County is preparing to buy a full body scanner at $169,000 to use at the county prison. The scanner, similar to a walk-through version used at larger airports, can be paid for with the county’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act...

Corrections, jail to get body scanners

JASPER — If all goes as planned, Dubois County Community Corrections and the county jail will each be outfitted with a body scanner that will scan inmates and corrections participants when they return to the facilities.Dubois County Emergency Management Agency...

Etowah County Installs Intercept Scanner in County Jail

Etowah County Installs Intercept Scanner in County Jail

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office has made necessary improvements to ensure the safety of both inmates and correctional officers. A new state-of-the-art full body scanner has been installed in the jail’s booking area where inmates are first processed. In addition to...

Sheriff’s Department adds new technology

Sheriff’s Department adds new technology

GREENSBURG — A new piece of technology has been added to the county’s crime fighting arsenal. On Oct. 10, a Tek 84, state-of-the-art, full body scanner was installed at the existing Decatur County Detention Center. Originally scheduled to arrive in time for...

Etowah County Jail scanner can detect contraband in 4 seconds

Etowah County Jail scanner can detect contraband in 4 seconds

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is using the Intercept Scanner, a new state-of-the-art, full-body contraband detection system. The scanner was installed November 6 in the jail’s booking area where inmates are first processed. In addition to detecting metal like a...

Full-body Scanning Facts

Full-body Scanning Facts

A full-body scanner is a device that detects objects on a person's body for security screening purposes, without physically removing clothes or making physical contact. Depending on the technology used, the operator may see an alternate-wavelength image of...

St. Joe Co. Jail unveils full-body scanner to search inmates

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The St. Joseph County Jail has begun to incorporate the Intercept Scanner, a full-body contraband detection system designed to improve security at the jail. Jail officials unveiled the scanner Tuesday morning after it was installed Jan....

Bartholomew Co. Jail body scanner helps catch drug smuggler

COLUMBUS, Ind. – The recently purchased full-body scanner for the Bartholomew County Jail is already paying off. Columbus police officers arrested Eric Winship, 27, of Columbus, on Sunday, and while processing him into the corrections facility, the scanner...

Bartholomew County moves ahead with purchase of body scanner

Bartholomew County moves ahead with purchase of body scanner

The purchase of a full body scanner to help prevent overdoses and contraband smuggling in the Bartholomew County Jail has been tentatively made by the Bartholomew County commissioners. The commissioners approved a bid Monday from Engineering Group, LLC of San Diego,...

St. Joe Co. Jail unveils full-body scanner to search inmates

St. Joe Co. Jail unveils full-body scanner to search inmates

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The St. Joseph County Jail has begun to incorporate the Intercept Scanner, a full-body contraband detection system designed to improve security at the jail. Jail officials unveiled the scanner Tuesday morning after it was installed Jan. 28 in...