BOOKED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BOOKED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) New scanners will make Salt Lake County Jail safer, sheriff says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450516-78/contraband-jail-winder-scanners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450516-78/contraband-jail-winder-scanners.html.csp">New scanners will make Salt Lake County Jail safer, sheriff says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T22:23:06.326-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 10:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Once or twice a day, someone being booked into the Salt Lake County Jail is caught with contraband such as a weapon, handcuff key or balloon full of drugs. But a new digital security system installed this week is expected to sharply reduce the number of banned items smuggled into the jail, as well as nearly eliminate strip searches, a benefit for both prisoners and staff, Sheriff Jim Winder said Wednesday. “We know contraband is being introduced into our facility,“ Winder said at a news confere...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450516@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 22:23:06 MDT