California’s Enhanced Drug and Contraband Interdiction Program

POLICY BRIEF: The Effects of California’s Enhanced Drug and Contraband Interdiction Program

REPORT: The Effects of California’s Enhanced Drug and Contraband Interdiction Program on Drug Abuse and Inmate Misconduct in California’s Prisons

An evaluation of a program to keep contraband from being smuggled inside prisons, co-authored by UC Berkeley professor of public policy and CPL faculty affiliate Steven Raphael, found that the prisons receiving the most intensive interventions saw declines in failed drug tests among inmates.