Ind. county jail gets full-body scanning system

The scanner will detect drugs, liquids, metals and plastics


By C1 Staff

HAMILTON COUNTY — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office announced that their jail is now equipped with a full-body scanning system.

WISH TV reports that the scanner will detect drugs, liquids, metals and plastics.

(Courtesy photo)
(Courtesy photo)

Officials say the new scanner is a safer and more effective way to search inmates for contraband.

A similar body scanning system was also installed at the Community Corrections Work Release building.

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