Carbon County leading Wyoming in jail technology

Carbon County Jail the first facility in Wyoming to have Tek84 Intercept, a new full body scanner, with the help of ARPA funds


November 10, 2022

Joshua Wood

The Tek84 Intercept shows the scan of Leo Black. Among other things, the machine picked up Black's titanium knee replacements.

For the Carbon County Sheriff's Office, safety at the county jail for both inmates and staff is tantamount. Now, the facility has a new piece of equipment which can better ensure safety in the future.

Carbon County is the first in Wyoming to have the Tek84 Intercept full body scanner. The scanner, which Tek84 touts as being the only American-made apparatus of its kind, was purchased with the help of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. In total, the county paid less than $150,000 for the scanner.

"The county commissioners were very gracious when we brought this up and we brought up the pr...

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