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Prisons struggle to swat drug-smuggling drones

Documents obtained by The Age show drones have slipped past prison defences that until recently were hobbled by a reliance on manual observation by guard patrols and CCTV to protect airspace over the sprawling complexes. One incident report, released through freedom of information, shows authorities failed to detect a drone …

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Anti-drone technology could be introduced in English prisons…

The government could introduce an anti-drone system to stop drug smuggling in English prisons after a successful six-month experiment in Guernsey prompted ministers to consider a U-turn about the technology. Prison governors and officers and the chief inspector of prisons have expressed frustration at the failure of HM Prison Service …

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