Is flexible deployment of X-ray equipment and metal detection the solution?
“Again smuggled goods discovered in prison”, written by De Telegraaf on the 26th of August 2019. Illegal smuggled goods (contraband) are still a major problem in prisons today. Narcotic drugs, minuscule telephones, weapons; detainees sometimes outsmart prison guards.
Current available resources to inspect the rooms of detainees for contraband have not changed in the recent decade. However, innovative solutions are possibly available. In fact: X-ray baggage inspection systems and metal detection poles offer significant benefits!
Where tracking dogs may become distracted and tired over time, an X-Ray baggage scanner or a metal detection pole always fully works 100%. Detecting odorless objects with dogs is also not an option. Secondly, hiding small objects such as a miniscule telephone is a sport for prisoners: finding these objects without X-ray systems is a sport for prison guards too. But how do new innovations potentially contribute to the prevention of contraband in prisons?
X-ray baggage scanners
An X-ray baggage scanner can be used to screen the objects and products of rooms in order to detect the hidden miniscule telephone. For example in bed linen or even in a portable radio. Read more about baggage scanners.