Importance of opioid antidote Narcan in Jails

According to the CDC in the United States of America, over 47,000 people died from overdoses in 2014, most from opioids like heroin, hydrocodone, OxyContin, morphine and fentanyl. Whilst the number of state and federal prisoner deaths in the US was 3,927 only 49 of those deaths were officially linked to drug/alcohol intoxication according to the … More Importance of opioid antidote Narcan in Jails

ODSecurity to showcase SOTER RS at Technology in Corrections Conference in Prague

ODSecurity will be showcasing SOTER RS low dosage full body scanner at the forthcoming Conference; Technology in Corrections – Challenges for the Future, in Prague, Czech Republic from 15 to 17 May, 2017 Hosted by the Czech Prison and Probation Services, and organised by EuroPris, ICPA and CEP the aim of the conference is to challenge the … More ODSecurity to showcase SOTER RS at Technology in Corrections Conference in Prague

Police in Durham, UK to use AI in Custodial Decisions

Durham Constabulary in the UK are about to launch a new tool using Artificial Intelligence (AI) that will allow them to predict whether arrested criminals will go on to re-offend if released on bail, with up to 98 per cent accuracy, helping them to decide whether to remand or release suspects.  The AI system,  known … More Police in Durham, UK to use AI in Custodial Decisions

UK – Dangerous extremists to be separated from mainstream prison population

The UK Ministry of Justice announced today, that three separation centres are being created and will form part of the wider government strategy to tackle extremism in prisons. Dangerous extremists will be separated from the mainstream prison population and placed into specialist centres, under new rules published today (21 April 2017) by Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah. … More UK – Dangerous extremists to be separated from mainstream prison population

The GEO Group Awarded Contract for the Development and Operation of a New Company-Owned 1,000-Bed Detention Facility in Texas

The GEO Group announced today that it has been awarded a contract by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) for the development and operation of a new $110 million, company-owned 1,000-bed Detention Facility to be located in Conroe, Texas. GEO expects to design, finance, build, and operate the company-owned Facility under a ten-year contract with … More The GEO Group Awarded Contract for the Development and Operation of a New Company-Owned 1,000-Bed Detention Facility in Texas

The American Jail Association’s 36th Annual Conference & Jail Expo is now open

Focusing exclusively on local jails and detention facilities The American Jail Association’s 36th Annual Conference and Jail Expo will provide networking opportunities, professional development, and access to emerging jail technologies and products. Special Topics Saturday and the opening of the exhibition hall was followed by a keynote speech opening the plenary session on Monday morning, by … More The American Jail Association’s 36th Annual Conference & Jail Expo is now open

ODSECURITY demonstrates SOTER RS Body Scanner at Milipol Asia Pacific

ODSECURITY will be demonstrating their SOTER RS Body Scanner at Booth Number 2526 at the International Exhibition of Homeland Security – Milipol Asia Pacific, which is being held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from 4th to 6th April 2017. The SOTER RS is a low dosage full body scanner which combines ultra-low radiation with maximum … More ODSECURITY demonstrates SOTER RS Body Scanner at Milipol Asia Pacific

UK Justice Secretary announces plans to create 5,000 modern prison places

Plans underway for 4 new prisons in Yorkshire, Wigan, Rochester and Port Talbot. New builds to create up to 2,000 construction jobs and generate millions of pounds to British economy Builds on the government’s commitment to create up to 10,000 modern places, aimed at reducing overcrowding and creating the right conditions for reform. Justice Secretary Elizabeth … More UK Justice Secretary announces plans to create 5,000 modern prison places

ODSecurity announce sale of additional Body Scanners to correctional facilities in North America

ODSecurity have announced the sale of 10 more SOTER RS Through Body Scanners to correctional facilities in North America The smuggling  of contraband is a major problem for correctional facilities around the world. Whether it is drugs, mobile phones or even weapons, prisoners will resort to all sorts of ingenious ways to smuggle contraband into … More ODSecurity announce sale of additional Body Scanners to correctional facilities in North America

“Direct2inmate” receives accreditation from UK Ministry of Justice

Direct2inmate, a rehabilitative software solution from Core Systems (NI) Limited has been accredited for use in the secure estate by the UK Ministry of Justice. The cloud-hosted solution, which is delivered via Wi-Fi enabled tablets for use within prisons and secure environments providing a secure platform for offenders in prison to access information and services for … More “Direct2inmate” receives accreditation from UK Ministry of Justice