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Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities

As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 544 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.

1) On August 11, 2013 at Johnson State Prison, an inmate was observed by a control room officer accepting contraband from visitor Courtney Carter. Two oz. of marijuana was found on the inmate. Carter was arrested by the Johnson County Sheriff's office.

The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.

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