UK Ministry of Justice Announces Record Numbers of New Prison Officer Recruits

Government on track to hit target of 2,500 new officers by 2018. Prison officer recruitment numbers are at their highest since records began, according to new figures released today by Justice Secretary David Lidington. From January 2017 there has been a net increase of 868 new prison officers joining the hard-working and dedicated staff in our … More UK Ministry of Justice Announces Record Numbers of New Prison Officer Recruits

G4S to Deliver Technology for French Electronic Monitoring Programme

A consortium, led by G4S, announces it has won a €30m contract to provide the latest electronic monitoring equipment. A consortium led by G4S, the world’s leading security company, announces it has won a four-year contract valued at €30m to provide its latest electronic monitoring equipment and software for the Ministry of Justice in France. … More G4S to Deliver Technology for French Electronic Monitoring Programme

Crackdown on drugs, drones and mobile phones in prisons

A huge haul of drugs and mobile phones has been recovered since the introduction of detection measures to crackdown on prison contraband. 225kg of illicit drugs recovered from prisons in 2016 over 20,000 mobile phones and sim cards recovered criminals using drones to smuggle phones and drugs into prisons jailed for a combined total of over … More Crackdown on drugs, drones and mobile phones in prisons