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ODOC to implement cellphone intercept pilot project


September 20, 2020

Oklahoma City – The Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) is partnering with a technology company to curb the illegal use of cellphones inside prisons – fulfilling a directive from the governor’s office issued last year after numerous, coordinated inmate disturbances. The company is conducting phase two of its pilot project to detect and pinpoint cellphone signals inside prisons.

Contraband cellphones greatly contribute to illegal activity inside prisons, some of which reaches outside prison walls. Last month, for example, ODOC agents worked with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics t...

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