The Canberra Times has an interesting piece on the state of our remand and detention centres (with a prison soon to come).
It would appear that following the December 2007 passage of the Corrections Management Act (ACT) officers are uncertain of which situations warrant the use of strip searches. An anonymous source to the CT reckons this means there are now almost no searches thus occurring.
The result could be an increase in weapons and drugs on the inside.
Simon Corbell denies there’s any problem.
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So who to believe?
UPDATE: Simon has now announced that he’s passed new laws to fix the non-problem.