NIJ Audio: Cell Phones in Prison
Criminals are using cell phones illegally in prisons and jails to conduct their business and intimidate witnesses. Although technology solutions to this problem are available, they can create new challenges, such as legal and implementation issues associated with cell phone use in correctional facilities. Panelists will discuss various aspects to consider from how prisoners use cell phones, to day-to-day and operational aspects, to legal and regulatory concerns.
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1 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Ellen Scrivner, National Institute of Justice (mp3, 60 MB)
2 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Gary D. Maynard, Secretary, Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Service (mp3, 61 MB)
3 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Harley Lappin, Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Department of Justice (mp3, 149 MB)
4 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Aaron D. Kennard, Executive Director, National Sheriffs' Association (mp3, 104 MB)
5 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, James Arden Barnett, Jr., Chief, Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, Federal Communication Commission (mp3, 118 MB)
6 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Larry D. Atlas, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Washington, D.C. (mp3, 96 MB)
7 of 7: Cell Phones in Prison, Question and Answer Session (mp3, 250 MB)
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