Tennessee aims to cut down prison contraband

TENNESSEE (WDEF) – In Tennessee, the state Department of Correction is aiming to cut down on contraband at prisons through a new initiative.

A team of nine law enforcement officers are conducting surprise searches across the state.

So far, almost 3-hundred vehicle searches turned up recovered cell phones and drug paraphernalia.

Future searches will happened in correctional facilities and in the community.


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