Behind bars

Last updated 22 Mar 18 @ 09:18 |
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Stephen Smith looks at technology trends in prison security, and the part integrated security management systems (ISMS) play

Keeping prisoners and prison staff safe is a pressing concern for the UK’s Ministry of Justice. Barely a week goes by without a suicide or violent incident being reported in a system that appears overcrowded and underfunded. The figures speak for themselves.
According to World Prison Brief, the UK prison population numbered just short of 85,000 as of December 2017, including almost 350 in immigration removal centres. This is against an official capacity in the prison system of . . .

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