This technology brief is part of a series of documents that focuses on contraband in corrections. This document specifically focuses on detection and management of cell phones. Additional documents provide information on contraband, including types of associated technologies and products used to detect contraband on people, in vehicles, and in an environment. The goal of this series is to offer foundational insights from use cases, highlight challenges of contraband detection, compare illustrative products, and discuss the future of contraband detection and management.
Detecting and managing cell phone contraband
An overview of technologies for managing contraband cell phone presence and use in correctional facilities
Parsons, N., Lizzy, K., Camello, M., Dix, M., Craig, T., Planty, M., & Ropero-MIller, J. D. (2021). Detecting and managing cell phone contraband: An overview of technologies for managing contraband cell phone presence and use in correctional facilities. National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. https://cjtec.org/detection-and-managing-cell-phone-contraband/