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Integrity of Prison Officers is important to combat level of corruption, says Erskine

The integrity of Prison Officers is important in the fight to combat the level of corruption taking place in the prison yard, this is according to Director of Prisons, Dale Erskine.

The Prisons Chief was speaking to Capitol News on the quantity of illegal weapons and drugs that are discovered in the compound of the prisons.

He said, that the Prison Service has improved its electronic searching ability.

Erskine said, that those dishonest officers who are condoning such practices, when caught, are charged and placed before the courts.

Security of prisons has always been the watchword for the prison authorities, as they strive to make the environment safer.

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