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Mobile phone detection kit introduced in UK’s prisons by Ministry of Justice

Specialist mobile detection technology is being used to detect and seize illegal phones used by prisoners, Justice Secretary David Gauke has revealed. The new technology is the latest weapon in the fight against phone smuggling which can lead to drug-dealing and violence behind...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Government set to consult on safe use and effective regulation of drones

The Government is to consult on new measures designed to prevent the misuse of drones, including on-the-spot fines and the ability to seize them if necessary. The new measures are intended to ensure drones are being used safely in a market that’s set to grow rapidly over...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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Prison drone security pioneers introduce UK Government officials to perimeter savings

The integrated security team behind a British prison’s pioneering war against drones is to share its innovative and cost-saving approach with UK Government officials. Les Nicolles Prison on Guernsey became the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones from...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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MoJ and West Mercia Police investigation brings nationwide prison drone gang to justice

A major organised crime gang that used drones to smuggle drugs, weapons and mobile phones with an estimated value of up to £1.2 million into prisons across the UK has been smashed following a two-year probe by prison intelligence officers and the police service. Ringleader Craig...
Posted On 18 Dec 2017
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Security installation at Channel Islands prison on Guernsey takes fight to drone criminals

A Channel Islands prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to prevent drones from smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls. A group of British companies has collaborated to install a comprehensive perimeter protection package...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017
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New squad formed by Ministry of Justice in bid to tackle drone threat to prison security

A specialist squad of prison and police officers has been formed to tackle the threat posed by drones to prison security, Prisons Minister Sam Gyimah has announced. The team of investigators will work closely with national law enforcement agencies and Her Majesty’s Prison...
Posted On 17 Apr 2017
The MINI Z is “the world’s first” handheld Z Backscatter Imaging System
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Scanna MSC appointed UK Channel Partner of AS&E for the MINI Z backscatter imaging system

Scanna MSC – the British manufacturer of portable and postal x-ray screening systems – has been appointed as an Authorised UK Channel Partner of AS&E for its MINI Z handheld backscatter imaging system. The MINI Z is “the world’s first handheld Z backscatter...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015