A prohibited item ('contraband') is anything introduced or found in a prison that is not permitted it is a criminal offence to bring any form of contraband onto prison property prohibited items vary depending on whether the prison is maximum, medium or minimum security. Contraband are the objects that prisoners smuggle into prison or obtain inside the prison each prisoner can only carry one thing at a time, he will always carry it with him but may decide to hide it, usually in the prisoner's cell in a bed , toilet , or other objects in his/her cell.
Many of the injuries and deaths in prison can be traced back to contraband smuggling or prison romance if you as a prison employee are involved in illegal activities with inmates you may be the cause of a fellow employee or an inmate being injured or killed in prison wealth is power for inmates for inmates in prison wealth is power. In 2012 at a brazilian prison, guards spotted a cat carrying an assortment of goodies on its body the goods included drills, saws, a memory card, a cell phone and charger apparently the inmates had raised the cat themselves and trained it to be an accomplice for their escape 3 phones taped to crossbow bolts. Contraband can also be an altered item, such as a hollowed out law book contraband can also be a dangerous weapon, such as a razor blade melted into a toothbrush handle cell phones are an insidious and prevalent form of contraband currently plaguing the country's prisons and jails.
In a prison, almost anything can be contraband — even excessive amounts of allowable property, such as postage stamps, count as contraband contraband can also be an altered item, such as a hollowed out law book. In new york, promoting prison contraband is a class a misdemeanor the relevant law as it appears in the statute ny cls penal § 20520 promoting prison contraband in the second degree a person is guilty of promoting prison contraband in the second degree when: 1 he knowingly and unlawfully introduces any contraband into a detention facility or 2. Contraband in correctional facilities includes illegal items, such as drugs and weapons, or items prohibited in the area being monitored, such as cell phones prison staff needs to be able to detect and confiscate contraband quickly to prevent drug abuse, violence and the commission of further crimes.
Almost all contraband can be smuggled in contraband arrives to the prison in numerous ways: 1 prisoners can arrive with contraband when they first come to your prison to catch this contraband, build a reception area 2 contraband can be smuggled in by family in visitation.
Prison staff needs to be able to detect and confiscate contraband quickly to prevent drug abuse, violence and the commission of further crimes drugs and weapons pose a particular risk in prison environments, where there is a high potential for violence and drug abuse.
10 of the strangest ways contraband has been smuggled into prison facebook emgn it might have worked except that prison authorities had been tipped off to this smuggling practice – apparently snitches don’t always get stitches 2 this escape cat faktxeber. A former federal prison guard, job brown, 39, was sentenced on september 20, 2012 to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty to taking $3,600 in bribes to smuggle contraband into and out of fci fairton. The challenge in reducing prison contraband, whether it is smuggled cell phones or drugs, is addressing not only the supply, but the demand for the contraband as noted in the article below, “spending on substance abuse programs has fallen to $9 million from $11 million in the past two years the demand is there, the [.