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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...