TITLE

Improved Evaluations and Increased Coordination Could Improve Cell Phone Detection

AUTHOR(S)
David C. Maurer; Goldstein, Mark L.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/6/2011, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) concerning the contraband cell phone use among Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmates. The report examines how telephone rates for BOP inmates compare with other correctional systems and the implications of lowering rates. It recommends that need for BOP's director to formulate evaluation plans for cell phone detection technology to help in the decision making.
ACCESSION #
65469487

 

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