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Toronto police are using body scanners to reduce strip searches

Police officers in Toronto are now using “full body scanners” as alternatives to strip searches, making it the first police force in the country to adopt the technology. Two different body scanning ... read more

Toronto Police to embark on six-month pilot project for using body-scanners

Toronto Police are moving ahead with a six-month pilot project as they prepare to use body-scanners. The scanners are intended to locate evidence or contraband without “level 3” searches, also known ... read more

Toronto police test full-body scanners that will replace some strip searches

Some Toronto police officers will soon be able to search subjects with a full-body scanner instead of using more traditional methods, like a strip search. "We feel that there is some integrity that's ... read more

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Ontario jails to implement full-body scanners in bid to reduce contraband

TORONTO ... are now using Kinder Surprise packages to smuggle in contraband, he said. Current methods of contraband detection – including a Body Orifice Scanner chair that detects metal, hand-held and ... read more


Provincial jails to get full-body scanners in effort to reduce contraband

TORONTO ... are now using Kinder Surprise packages to smuggle in contraband, he said. Current methods of contraband detection -- including a Body Orifice Scanner chair that detects metal, hand-held ... read more

'Pointless, repetitive, dehumanising': WA prisoner strip-searched three times in two hours, report reveals

The report also said the department needed to consider using technology to reduce reliance on strip-searches. "In July 2018, a prisoner was received into Hakea Prison from court,” the report said. ... read more

Police Watchdog Slams Ontario Cops For Too Many 'Unjustified' Strip Searches

“An oversight which we regret.” Last year, the Toronto Police became the first service in Canada to use “full body scanners” as an alternative to strip searches. A small pilot project using two ... read more

High tech body scanner for Ottawa jail 'reveals everything'

While the machine is touted as a replacement to strip searches ... who has seen and used the full body scanner that was being tested at the Toronto South Detention Centre, said the new body scanners ... read more

Whole Body Scans Nothing New to Jail Inmates

Passengers at airports like O’Hare will soon be hearing those instructions each time they use one of the full body scanners being ... to improve dignity and reduce lawsuits from inmates who objected ... read more

Toronto police board chair seeks random spot-checks of strip-search use

In the latest move in a nearly decade-long review of strip-searches, the chair of the Toronto ... of using alternative technologies, such as airport-style scanners, in place of strip searches. The ... read more



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