Seizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Regional Reception Centre 10 April

first_imgSeizure of Contraband and Unauthorized Items at Regional Reception Centre 10 April From: Correctional Service CanadaBetween April 2 and 5, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution.Between April 2 and 5, 2021, as a result of the vigilance of staff members, contraband and unauthorized items were seized at the Regional Reception Centre, a federal multi-level security institution.The contraband and unauthorized items seized included 46.8 grams of marijuana, 200.3 grams of hashish, 27.5 grams of cannabis wax, 1496.8 grams of tobacco, three cellphones with four cables and 21 SIM cards. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $68,746.The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) uses a number of tools to prevent drugs from entering its institutions. These tools include ion scanners and drug-detector dogs to search buildings, personal property, inmates and visitors.CSC is heightening measures to prevent contraband and unauthorized from entering its institutions in order to help ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.CSC introduced a complete smoking ban in all federal correctional institutions in 2008.CSC has also set up a telephone tip line for all federal institutions so that it may receive additional information about activities relating to security at CSC institutions. These activities may be related to drug use or trafficking that may threaten the safety and security of visitors, inmates and staff members working at CSC institutions.The toll-free number, 1‑866‑780‑3784, helps ensure that the information shared is protected and that callers remain anonymous. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:ban, Canada, cannabis, Dogs, drug, environment, Government, Marijuana, mobile phone, police, property, Safety, security, smokinglast_img read more