This resource center of illegal inmate contraband has come directly from CorrectionsOne
members, readers and expert contributors. Click on one of the six categories below
to see what is potentially hiding in your prison. And as always, if you have a
contraband photo or video you would like to add to our database, please email us
Contraband weapons can be made out of virtually anything within a facility.
Check out some of the shanks, comb knives, fake paper guns, and more our
members have found in their facility. Camouflaged contraband blades
Some inmates will do anything it takes to sneak in drug contraband into a facility.
Find out some desperate measures some offenders took to attempt to hide their
habit from officers. Killer candy bars and more
Cell phones are so small they can be hidden in virtually anything. From slippers
to a Pringles can, check out these unlikely contraband items.
Even in bars of soap
Something as innocent as a Top Ramen package or feminine hygiene product can
be used to smuggle in contraband. Protect inmates and staff by thoroughly
examining all outside items. Some offender tricks
Sometimes running shoes, a loaf of bread, magic markers etc. aren't what they
appear to be when you take a closer look. View the photos
Recent news can be helpful in revealing the latest methods inmates are using
to sneak forbidden items in your facility. Contraband in the news