Prison and jail leaders and staff need new, more sophisticated means of stopping and seizing contraband before it reaches a facility's population. One concern is the growing capabilities of drones that can deliver contraband into a facility. To help correctional leaders make the right decisions to slow or stop the flow of contraband, the National Institute of Justice has created a series of reports that identifies and assesses an array of contraband risks and reviews technologies and strategies to address them. These reports were developed by NIJ's Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium.
This article originally appeared in the May/June 2023 issue of Corrections Today as submitted by the National Institute of Justice. It is reprinted with permission of the American Correctional Association, Alexandria, VA. All rights reserved.