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Adoption of advanced technological solutions for addressing the issues faced by Law Enforcement Agencies

Manoj Bhan
Prisons and correctional facilities face several challenges due to technology advancements in the hands of criminals, including:

Contraband Smuggling: Criminals use drones, smuggling devices, and other advanced methods to smuggle contraband such as drugs, weapons, and cell phones into prisons, undermining security measures.

Communication: Inmates use smuggled cell phones and encrypted communication apps to coordinate criminal activities both inside and outside prison walls, posing a threat to public safety and prison security.

Cyber Threats: Correctional facilities are vulnerable to cyber attacks targeting their information systems, potentially compromising sensitive data and disrupting operations.

Extortion and Cybercrime: Inmates may engage in cybercrime activities such as phishing scams or identity theft from within prison walls, targeting individuals and organizations outside the facility.

Radicalization and Recruitment: Extremist groups use online platforms to radicalize and recruit inmates, posing a risk of violence and extremism within correctional facilities.

Staff Safety: Technology-enabled attacks, such as drones carrying weapons or explosives, pose a direct threat to the safety of correctional staff and inmates.

Addressing these challenges requires a multifaceted approach, including investment in advanced security measures, training for staff to detect and respond to technological threats, and strict enforcement of regulations regarding contraband possession and communication devices within prisons. Additionally, collaboration with technology experts and law enforcement agencies is crucial to staying ahead of evolving threats.


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