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How do Inmates get Contraband in Prisons?

List and discuss four ways that inmates get contraband while in prison. What counter measures are taken by prison staff in an attempt to prevent inmates from getting or keeping contraband?

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Combating the illegal entrance of contraband has been a focal point for our corrections system for decades. In order to maintain discipline officers must be able to find contraband early before it enters general population and becomes a bargaining tool. Contraband within the general population can be a major threat for fellow inmates and correction officers. Below we'll discuss four ways in which inmates try to get contraband in prison as well as counter measures many prisons are taking in an attempt to prevent inmates from getting contraband.

The first method we'll discuss is through visitation. Many inmates will have family or friends attempt to ...

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Combating the illegal entrance of contraband has been a focal point for our corrections system for decades. In order to maintain discipline officers must be able to find contraband early before it enters general population and becomes a bargaining tool. Contraband within the general population can be a major threat for fellow inmates and correction officers. Below we'll discuss four ways in which inmates try to get contraband in prison as well as counter measures many prisons are taking in an attempt to prevent inmates from getting contraband.

400 word essay with reference

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