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Marshall County Sheriff’s Office receives new body scanner for inmates

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office receives new body scanner for inmates

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – A new safety device is now in place at the Marshall County Jail: a body scanner. It will also be used by surrounding agencies in the county. Deputies say contraband was running loose in the Marshall County Jail. Drugs and weapons are some of the common items inmates try to bring in.

Newsday analysis: Drug contraband seized more than 200 times

Inmates at the Nassau County jail have tapped into illicit supplies of narcotics and other drug contraband more than two hundred times in recent years, a Newsday analysis of state records shows.  Jail officials have seized drugs or drug paraphernalia 237 times in...

Hennepin County now uses full-body scanner at jail

Hennepin County now uses full-body scanner at jail

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has installed a full-body scanner to search people booked into the county jail. In a news release, Sheriff David Hutchinson said the scanner will help keep inmates and jail staffers safe by quickly finding dangerous concealed...

Detention Center Getting Body Scanning Device

Dependency on opioids and other controlled substances can drive people to go to incredible lengths to feed their addiction. Unfortunately, this desperation leads people to extreme measures. To help prevent illicit substances and weapons from entering the Moore County...

Delaware County Jail

The bigger security picture The new camera system will follow the installation a year ago of another security device at the jail, a Tek84 Intercept full-body scanner. The scanner essentially is a full-length X-ray that reveals if someone being booked into the jail has...

Jail body scanner finds gun on woman arrested for drugs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) -- When body scanners were installed at the Allen County jail a year ago, Sheriff Dave Gladieux knew they would find drugs that people were trying to smuggle behind bars. But what one of those scanners found November 2 startled all the...

Northumberland County purchases full-body scanner for jail

SUNBURY — Northumberland County Jail Warden Bruce Kovach reported a $149,000 Intercept full-body scanner purchased by the county for the jail was installed last week. During a 15-minute prison board meeting Wednesday, Kovach said the scanner, which is similar to those...

Wapello County jail to receive body scanner

  OTTUMWA — In an effort to crack down on potential contraband or weapons filtering through the Wapello County Jail, the county board of supervisors approved a request from the sheriff's office to purchase a Tek84 Intercept full-body scanner for the jail during...

County jail to get body scanner

DOBSON — Catching people attempting to smuggle contraband into and throughout the jail will be easier with a new piece of equipment approved by county officials this month. Earlier this year, the Surry County Sheriff’s Office received funds from the state as part of...

Scanner to keep drugs out of jail

AUBURN — No more sneaking drugs or contraband into the DeKalb County Jail — not even inside the body.   The jail’s new body scanner has arrived and will begin operation Thursday. It will check every arriving inmate for drugs, weapons or anything else the person...

CARES Act pays for new body scanner at jail

CARES Act pays for new body scanner at jail

ALBION — In this instance, at least, the coronavirus pandemic became an opportunity.   After two days of training Tuesday and Wednesday, the Noble County Jail went live with its TEK84 Intercept high-security contraband detection system full body scanner.  ...

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...