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Prison Technology

Technology in prisons has the possibility to digitally transform the prison service and prisoner outcomes as well as driving efficiencies across the whole service. Technology has so far been introduced into private sector run prisons and immigration centres, and also into three public run prisons. Research published this year by York University has provided insights into the benefits to both the prison service to reduce administration time and cost and the potential to reduce re-offending rates.

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