Tenn. prison adds body scanner to deter contraband

Visitors to the prison in west Nashville may now feel like they are going through airport security


By Joseph Pleasant
​WKRN-TV Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Riverbend Maximum Security Prison is the first testing ground for a body scanner that will check visitors and staff for contraband.

Visitors to the prison in west Nashville may now feel like they are going through airport security.

It is part of an effort to reduce the amount of contraband smuggled inside, which is considered a felony.

WKRN News 2

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